Apprenticeships benefiting business
In a survey commissioned by the government, 86% of employers reported benefiting from ‘the development of skills relevant to the organisation’ by hiring apprentices. A further three-quarter highlighted ‘improved productivity, a better quality of product or service, and higher staff morale.
The UK has a digital skills gap, and apprenticeships are a great way to get young talent into IT, digital and technical roles – supporting business needs and enhancing the skills the UK needs.
Crucially, for employers, hiring an apprentice will improve the bottom line. On average, higher level apprenticeships delivering £20 of productivity for every £1 invested – according to The National Apprenticeship Service.
Utilising the apprenticeship levy
As apprenticeships are financially supported by the government, they are a great way to reduce the cost of bringing in new talent to businesses. Also, there are no recruitment fees when matching a candidate with roles so companies can recruit the ideal candidate free of charge.
The Apprenticeship Levy’s objective was to improve the quality and quantity of Apprenticeships in England. Utilising this fund is an opportune way to hire and upskill staff.
Digital Marketing Apprenticeships
For a business to achieve its objectives, it’s important to focus attention on customer acquisition, engagement and retention. Digital Marketers identify these key opportunities in an online society.
IT Support & Networking Apprenticeships
In an age where businesses are becoming increasingly dependent on IT, the security of data across complex networks is of vital importance, as is the role of IT support and Network Engineers.
Software Developer Apprenticeship
Software plays a pivotal role in an organisations effectiveness and efficiency. Having skilled Software Developers to design these systems inline with business goals is a key value add.
Information Systems Business Analysts has become a prominent role throughout many sectors. IS Business Analysts determine and present solutions for how information systems can be used to improve operational efficiency, and to increase project success.
In an online economy where business growth is evaluated by trends and statistical patterns, data analysts evaluate risk and analyse data to drive good business practice.
Infrastructure Technicians are the backbone of any successful organisation in the digital era. Delivering support to internal and external stakeholders, they ensure the IT side of your business is running smoothly.
Why take on an apprentice?
- Training supported by the government
Apprenticeships are financially supported by government reducing the cost to businesses.
- No recruitment fees
The service we provide to help you recruit the ideal candidate is free of charge.
- Mould your own talent pool
New Apprentices will bring enthusiasm and fresh ideas whilst easily adapting to your culture and methods.
- Increase your businesses productivity
76% of Apprenticeship employers say having an Apprentice has increased their workforce productivity.
- Additional grants available
We will advise if you are eligible for additional funding opportunities and help you apply for relevant grants.
- Fill your skills gaps
Keep your company growing or upskill your current staff to stay ahead of the Digital and IT skills shortage.
- Motivate your workforce
Provide leadership and management opportunities for other staff and allow them to focus on more strategic tasks.
- Improve your bottom line
Apprentices deliver a high return on investment estimated by The National Apprenticeship Service to be £18 for every £1 invested.
What employers say about apprentices
Maya Tudor Global Apprenticeships Program Manager @ Google UK
Just IT’s dedicated coaches have proven really flexible in terms of the training our apprentices complete. Our partnership has helped set up the apprentices for success as future professionals in the industry.
Karen Hedges Acorn Group
We have had two apprentices through Just IT. The service was attentive, and they supported them through their journey to completion of the qualification. We would recommend Just IT as a provider.
Victoria Spence Big Creative Education
We have a great apprentice who is perfect for our organisation. Just IT took care of all the paperwork. We’re really pleased with the service.
Learn more about our apprenticeships
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