Apprenticeships Wales

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Apprenticeships

By offering Apprenticeships, businesses are not only helping their own business to grow but are making an invaluable contribution to boosting our economy and ensuring our future workforce is equipped with the right skills to ensure Wales remains competitive.

To find out how your business can benefit from taking on an apprentice or upskilling your current workforce

Register your interest here

Or telephone 03000 6 03000 for more information.

The Welsh Government aims to create at least 100,000 all age apprenticeships over the next 5 years to ensure peoples’ skills align with what the economy needs.

What is an Apprenticeship?

Apprenticeships provide the skilled workers that employers need for the future. Apprentices work alongside experienced employees to gain on the job skills, while getting outside training from an approved college or training provider. You cover their wages and Welsh Government offers support with some of the training costs.

Apprentices will earn while they learn and work towards nationally recognised qualifications at 1 of 3 levels – Foundation Apprenticeship (Level 2), Apprenticeship (Level 3) or Higher Apprenticeship at Level 4.

Higher Apprenticeships at Level 4 and beyond means that we can develop stronger and deeper skills among our existing workforce. It also provides employers with the skilled staff they need to boost productivity, innovation and overall business performance.

Why should I recruit an apprentice?

Apprenticeships are designed around the needs of the employer and can help transform your business by offering a route to harness fresh new talent.

By recruiting an apprentice you can:

  • reduce costs
  • create a pool of talent and a skilled workforce
  • expand your business
  • nurture talent to improve your services
  • fill the skills gaps in your business
  • give your business a creative boost
  • construct stronger business foundations
  • inspire the future generation

Register your interest here and find out how your business could benefit.

Find out more today!

Or telephone 03000 6 03000 for more information.

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