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5 Reasons to Recruit an apprentice


1 blue Apprenticeships help businesses to grow. 
The national apprenticeship service website states that 96% of employers that take on an apprentice report benefits to their business and 72% of businesses report improved productivity as a result of employing an apprentice.

2 blueApprenticeships develop a motivated, skilled and qualified workforce.
Businesses that offer apprenticeships think that they help with their long-term development. According to the British Chambers of Commerce, businesses usually employ an apprentice to improve the skills available within their organisation.

3 blue Apprenticeships improve productivity while reducing costs.
Apprenticeships are boosting productivity by helping businesses to expand the skills available in the organisation. The average person completing an apprenticeship increases productivity by £214 a week. These gains include increased profits, lower prices and better products.

4 blueRecruiting an Apprentice is a cost effective way to boost your business.
With zero recruitment fees and fully government funded training throughout the duration of the apprenticeship there are no up-front costs involved when recruiting an apprentice. An apprentice wage with Key Training starts at as little as £150 per week.

5 blueApprenticeship recruitment and training is fully supported by a recognised quality provider.
Recruiting an apprentice with Key Training couldn’t be easier with our 3 easy step process and talent match service. We will ensure that you receive a hassle free zero cost service from day one. You simply select the apprentice you would like to recruit and we will organise the rest.

why key training
  • Key Training has been delivering government funded qualifications for over 35 years from 10 centres nationally.

  • In just over 2 years, in  January 2015, we placed our 3,000th unemployed youngster into a permanent job with an office based apprenticeship’

  • With a completion rate of 82%, we are above the national average compared to other providers and colleges.

  • WE use an electronic portfolio system to reduce paperwork and aid regular contact.

  • In the current economic climate taking on an apprentice is a cost effective way to increase your workforce and provide government funded training to a nationally recognised standard.

what our employers say

"We get more from our business as a result of having an apprentice as part of our team."
81% said employing an apprentice generated higher overall productivity for their business.

"Apprentices have a positive impact on people carrying work and doing a good job for us."
92% said apprenticeships led to staff being more motivated and increased job satisfaction.

"Apprentices tend to stay with us for longer"
74% said apprenticeships tend to have greater loyalty to the business and remain with them longer than other employees.

"Apprentices allow us to think and plan ahead"
81% said they rely on apprenticeships to ensure they have the skills the business will need for the future.

"Employing apprentices gives us an advantage over our competitors"
81% of consumers favour businesses that use apprentices within their workforce.

Source: National Apprenticeship Service