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Employers: Hire an apprentice

If you own a company or if you work in HR or operations you've probably thought about hiring an apprentice. You may already have one or more apprentices in your team.

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We are confident that New City College can help with your next talented recruit.

How does an apprenticeship work?

An apprentice is a member of your team. So recruiting an apprentice is a lot like recruiting a new member of staff. The difference is that they learn and grow with your company. They develop the on-the-job skills that you need, and they get a qualification that's relevant to them and to your business. They will attend college, usually one day a week, alongside their work.

Large companies pay an apprenticeship levy which you can then use to train an apprentice; and smaller companies get government funding support to cover most of the training costs. We will explain all of this to you.

Why choose New City College as your apprenticeship partner?

We have a dedicated team of professionals to work with you every step of the way. We'll make sure that your apprentice suits your business needs and that you and your apprentice get the support you both need.

Whatever the size of your business, we will work with you to identify where an apprentice can fit into your company, draw up the job description, recruit the right candidate and support them while they work with you. We will also deliver the training as well as maths and English support that they may need to achieve their qualification.

Most employers that we work with are so happy with their apprentices, they give them a permanent contract when they've completed their apprenticeship. Our apprentices are skilled and they're ready for the work they need to do to help you to grow your business.

We can also provide training to existing staff to improve and extend their skills and qualifications to meet new and emerging business needs.

New City College is one of the country's largest college groups. Our teachers and trainers are second to none and we have access to a diverse and talented pool of potential recruits to give your business a fresh, new approach.

How New City College will support you:

We offer the following support for your company to hire your next apprentice and make sure the apprenticeship is a success for you and your new recruit.

We will:

  • Provide a dedicated team of staff as point of contact throughout the process
  • Meet with you and discuss the skills you need for your company
  • Identify apprenticeships opportunities within your business
  • Review your current training budget to map your training plans into Apprenticeship Frameworks and Standards
  • Source all eligible funding to support the training
  • Promote current and new apprenticeship vacancies on your behalf
  • Give you full and regular feedback on your Apprentices’ progress
  • Arrange on-site visits by our assessors
  • Keep track of the apprenticeship making sure that all milestones and target dates are met.

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The apprenticeships we offer

We are proud to say that we don't offer every single apprenticeship in every single sector (like some training providers claim to do). We make sure that the apprenticeships we offer are those that we deliver brilliantly.

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