Facts for New Employers

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Get in touch with the Skills for Growth Business Support Team

Find out the London Skills for Growth offer!

Find information about Apprenticeships, what they are, and how they can benefit your business

We do everything we can to make taking on an apprentice or trainee as simple as possible. Our Business Support Team will be there to help you through the process. We pride ourselves on our bespoke personal relationships with our employers, so you can be safe in the knowledge that we will always prioritise your needs.

Please contact Shantelle or Tanya at BusinessSupport@skillsforgrowth.org.uk for more details.

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What is an apprenticeship?

An Apprenticeship is:

What are the Qualifications:

Apprenticeship frameworks typically consist of:

On the Job Training
(Assessment Time)
Off the Job Training
(Day Release)
Technical Knowledge Additional:
Equality and Diversity

English, Maths
& IT
Employee Rights & Responsibilities Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

There are three apprenticeship levels:

*An individual can enter at any level and can progress through the levels.



The Apprentices must be paid at least the National Minimum Wage for Apprentices in the UK for 16 to 18 year olds. Those apprentices that are 19+ must be paid National Minimum Wage in line with their age once completing 1 year of an apprenticeship. For information see; www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

*Minimum wage bands are reviewed annually and increase 1st October

To Guarantee Success Employers Should;

Benefits to employers:

Apprenticeship Facts:

Incentive Scheme for Companies

The government have a grant for companies, who would not otherwise be in a position, to recruit individuals aged 16 to 24 into employment though the apprenticeship programme.

Please see fact sheet for more information or visit; www.gov.uk/government/collections/apprenticeship-grant-for-employers-of-16-to-24-year-olds



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Business Vacancy Support & Apprenticeship Levy Enquiries

Shantelle Watts ShantelleWatts@skillsforgrowth.org.uk

Tanya Hodson TanyaHodson@skillsforgrowth.org.uk

Chelsea Spencer ChelseaSpencer@skillsforgrowth.org.uk

Want to know more?

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High Quality Training across London

Skills for Growth deliver a range of high quality training across London at our three sites. We deliver apprenticeships, traineeships and provide a business support service to employers.

Find out more about our sites by clicking the links below:

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Need More information about us?

Skills for Growth are a charity with 'skills' at its very heart. We are passionate about progression and the key to this is supporting young people and employers to make the process a valuable experience for all involved!

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Learner Vacancies

Visit the learner vacancies page for more apprenticeship opportunities

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