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Employing an Apprentice

What is an apprenticeship?

Your business is unique, so are apprenticeships.  Apprenticeships are a unique way to grow your workforce by combining working with practical training. This means that whilst your apprentice is learning new skills and gaining a qualification, you will benefit from them contributing to your productivity. Training 2000’s apprenticeships are flexible and can be moulded to suit your business needs for both now and the future. Apprenticeships are about long term workforce development, to ensure sector specific technical and practical skills remain in the UK.  Training 2000 works closely with employers and sector skills councils to develop apprenticeships that meet current and future needs of your industry.


The benefits of employing an apprentice within your business:

  • Offering apprenticeships will provide you with a pipeline of fresh recruits, widening your appeal to prospective employees and becoming an employer of choice
  • Apprentices will have the right skills and knowledge for the job in your organisation making them an asset to your workforce
  • Apprentices are highly motivated, keen to learn and progress within your businesses
  • Apprenticeships enable you the employer to introduce new talent to the business; ensuring that skills and experience are passed on through your workforce
  • Firms that employ apprentices lower their recruitment costs because training staff is more cost-effective than hiring skilled staff
  • Training apprentices produces workers with skills that are not available on the external jobs market, allowing businesses to shape their workers into precisely the right people for the job
  • Apprenticeships will give you the edge over your competitors

Training 2000 Apprentices help you fill your skills gaps.  We develop the specialist skills you need to keep pace with the latest technology, skills and working practices in your sector.


Funding available and employer contributions towards Apprenticeships?

Every Apprenticeship varies, please download our individual factsheets which will explain the costs.


Business Admin

Customer Service

Cyber Security

Dental Nursing


Infrastructure Technician

Network Engineer

Operational/Department Manager

Team Leader


Looking for a new Apprenticeship provider? Contact our Business Development Team

Once you have decided you want to employ an apprentice and have a role in mind, where do you start? Recruiting an apprentice is a stress-free, simple and cost effective way to inject new skills into your business. Contact our specialist Business Development team on 07973 689042 (Lee) or 07920 156533 (Sue) or email [email protected] and one of our Key Account Managers will work with you to develop the right programme for your business. Make an appointment for one of our Business Development Managers to come and have an informal chat about our range of Apprenticeship options.


Can you give a young person some valuable work experience?

  • No cost to you, the employer*
  • Could last from 4 – 6 weeks / full or part time
  • The young person will have a keen interest in your sector / area of work
  • They are already on a Training 2000 programme and work ready
  • All we need to do is a health & safety check and get a copy of your employer liability insurance
  • You’ll be fully supported by a member of staff from Training 2000

*for the work placement. Employer contributions may apply for Apprenticeships

For more information call Edd Belshaw on 07816 298524 or email [email protected]


extra productivity

The average person completing an apprenticeship increases productivity by £214 per week

East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust

I can thoroughly recommend Training 2000. I have been at East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust for 4 years and in that time have taken 5 apprentices on via Training 2000, and we have two staff from prior to myself working at East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust.


We have kept all the staff and they are all of high calibre.


I would not hesitate in getting our next students via Training 2000.


Charlotte Henson, Chief Management Accountant, East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust

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