Upskill Your Workforce
Funding can be used to not only recruit an apprentice but upskill your current workforce. Whether you are a small, medium or large employer apprenticeship courses are an effective way of upskilling your employees. This makes for a workforce who not only feel motivated and invested in but also qualified in their current role and adds to the ongoing talent pool for the future.
Recruit An Apprentice
If you are looking to take on an apprentice then you can use our complimentary service whereby we advertise, shortlist and, if requested, assist interviewing the candidates. We are committed to offering employers a quality recruitment and training solution!
What do I need to know when hiring an apprentice?
- You will need to choose an apprenticeship framework/standard, at a suitable level, for your sector.
- Speak to ABM Training to negotiate a price
- Ensure the correct method of funding is used
- Advertise and Market your apprenticeship vacancy (we can help with this!)
To find out more about your commitments and responsibilities when recruiting an apprentice please contact a member of our team who will be happy to advise you or alternatively click here.
Become An Apprentice
The benefits associated with becoming an apprentice are endless justifying why it is an increasingly popular route into employment. With ABM Training you will receive a Nationally Recognised Qualification as well as Functional Skills! Below we have listed just a few examples of why you should consider the apprenticeship route!
Earn as you learn! There is no student loan or debt associated when becoming an apprentice! It is worth bearing in mind that most employers pay National Minimum Wage which is currently £3.70 however remember this is the minimum and some employers will pay above this! You will be treated like every other employee within the company with benefits such as holiday pay, sick pay and so on!
Functional Skills in English, Maths and ICT! Unless the employer specifies they would like C grades and above in certain skill areas, you do not need these to do an apprenticeship! ABM Training will help you gain English, Maths and ICT Functional Skills qualifications up to Level 2 if you haven’t already got these. You can take these qualifications with you, once again enhancing your CV for future prospects!
Gain Employability Skills! You will gain valuable experience and sector-specific skills relevant to your industry. With the assistance of your mentor, colleagues and tutor you will acquire employability skills such as interpersonal skills, independence as well as team working that you can continue to develop with experience.
The Discount Card! NUS was predominantly made for students however has expanded to offer apprentice’s the same discounts and benefits! They offer discounts in store and online helping your earnings go further. The NUS Apprentice Extra includes eating out, fashion as well as travel!