Employ an apprentice for your business: step by step
Decide if an apprenticeship is right for your business
Explore the benefits and funding
Apprenticeships build new talent for your business — with funding available to help pay for the training costs.
Learn your responsibilities
Know the training you'll need to put in place for an apprentice.
What you need to organise
Find the right apprenticeship course
Find the apprenticeship standard that matches the job role you need.
Choose a training provider
Pick the provider who will teach your apprentice's off-the-job training.
Consider the end point assessment
Plan for the assessment your apprentice will need to pass at the end of their course.
Begin the apprenticeship
Create your apprenticeship services account
Use your account to set up and run your apprenticeship.
Recruit your apprentice
If you’re not upskilling someone who already works for your company, you’ll need to advertise your apprenticeship opportunity.
Help your apprentice succeed
Support your apprentice
How to give your apprentice the extra support they need.
Plan your apprentice's progression
What comes after the apprenticeship? Learn what your apprentice wants and consider how they could fit into your business. Think about a promotion or continue developing their skills with another apprenticeship.