The benefits of higher and degree apprenticeships

The benefits of higher and degree apprenticeships

One common misconception about apprenticeships is that they only provide entry-level qualifications. However, government research has found that in the 2020/2021 academic year, higher apprenticeships made up nearly a third of all new starts. Higher level or degree...
What do different apprenticeship levels mean?

What do different apprenticeship levels mean?

When you’re trying to set up an apprenticeship scheme for your company, it can be confusing trying to understand the various terms used to describe different kinds of apprenticeships. In these early stages, one of the first things you need to understand is what the...
How to interview an apprentice

How to interview an apprentice

When it comes to hiring an apprentice, a lot of the recruitment process is similar to how it would be when hiring any other member of staff. However, one thing that should be treated differently is the interview.  If you’ve not interviewed an apprentice before,...
5 common myths about apprenticeships, busted

5 common myths about apprenticeships, busted

Although over 700,000 people in England are participating in apprenticeships, there are still many myths and misconceptions about what they are. Some employers and potential apprentices are put off because of these misconceptions, but the reality couldn’t be any more...