It’s an exciting time to be an apprenticeship training provider. From April 2017 the UK Government is introducing a new tax – The Apprenticeship Levy – to help employers fund and train more apprentices. Training providers who are approved to provide this training are expected to see a bump in business when companies start to utilise the new funding system.
UK apprenticeships are undergoing a major reform. Quality standards and frameworks are being reformed to better meet employer and learner needs - and the way apprenticeships will be funded is changing. Find out how it will work and what you need to do to prepare and benefit from the initiative.
With the UK Government increasingly emphasising the need for young people to develop the skills they need succeed in the workplace, apprenticeships have become a primary area of focus.
But while the benefits are fairly clear from the apprentice's point of view, what can an organisation hope to achieve with an apprenticeship programme? Here are the top 10 benefits as outlined by key industry players.