Apprenticeships - a Guide for Managers

  • Do you want to build the professional and technical skills of your department or team?

  • Are you looking to increase the size of your team?

  • Are you interested in growing your own talent pipeline?

  • Do you have any skills gaps that you would like to fill? 

Recruiting one or more new apprentices into your team could help you fulfil your needs.





I would recommend other departments at least consider apprentices and how they might help their departments.


Apprenticeships offer a variety of benefits for your department, including:
  • Effective strategic workforce planning and career development pathways
  • Training to meet the needs of your department
  • Vitality, fresh perspective and new ideas
  • Supervision and mentoring experience for current team members
  • Opportunities to support and engage with the local community

The National Apprenticeship Service offers information on the benefits of hiring an apprentice.




I think the benefits of hiring a HR apprentice are that the person who joins the department will be able to gain really valuable practical experience in an office environment in a subject that they have opted themselves