8 benefits of Higher Apprentices

Higher ApprenticesHigher apprenticeships deliver on many levels for business:

Meet the unique needs of your business

With higher apprentices learning at work, they’re able to develop the knowledge and occupational competencies demanded by specific job roles, and meet the unique needs of your business.

Recruit from a larger talent pool

Higher apprenticeships enable businesses to attract and retain employees with potential, expanding workplace diversity and benefiting the local community and wider economy.

Increase your productivity

Higher apprentices can keep your business up-to-date with the latest techniques and technology, increasing your productivity for the future.

Fill your higher level skills gaps

Higher-level skills are vital to business performance and economic growth – through higher apprenticeships, you can fill your higher level skills gaps efficiently and effectively by tailoring the learning to your workplace.

Clear progression routes

There’s a clear, work-based pathway, from craft to technician to professional and managerial skills, mapped out by the progression through intermediate, advanced and higher apprenticeships.

Attract higher calibre staff

Higher apprenticeships can attract higher calibre staff and help you develop a more motivated and committed workforce.

Develop existing staff

You can develop existing staff as they work with your higher apprentice, through mentoring opportunities and more.

Train the way your business works

With a higher apprentice, you’re training someone for the way your business works – and you can do it earlier. HSBC say that their apprentices are fully up -to speed with their business by the age of 21.

(Source: Employer Guide to Higher Apprenticeships)



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February 1, 2017

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