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Taking on an apprentice allows you to grow your capacity by investing in people who want to learn. Your business benefits from the skills they develop as they train both on and off the job.

Apprenticeships combine practical training in a job with study.

An apprentice will:

Levels of apprenticeship

An apprenticeship has an equivalent education level and can be:

Employing an apprentice

There are several steps to taking on an apprentice.

Apprenticeships last between 1 and 5 years depending on the level the apprentice is studying.

Download the Employers Guide to hiring an apprentice.

Useful links:

Apprentice Hub West

City of Bristol College Apprenticeships

Weston College Apprenticeships

South Gloucestershire and Stroud College Apprenticeships

Gov.uk – help on identifying trainers

National Apprenticeship Service – enquiry form for more information.

Apprenticeship helpline

Telephone: 0800 015 0400 or 0247 682 6482 

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