Apprenticeships have become increasingly popular in recent years due to numerous reasons including prices of universities and demand for experience.
There will have been a time when you have thought about employing apprentices into your company. As a tribe that has recruited apprentices since the beginning of Admire, here are the advantages of having an apprentice.
Apprentices are people who are learning about your sector. Meaning, they need to start with the simple stuff. By having an apprentice to complete small parts of work for your organisation it means your experienced employees can get ‘straight to the business’.
In busy work environments, this helps with work load, hence helping with the overall stress that comes with increased business activity.
Having an apprentice does not mean they will just learn from the workspace they are in. The government will give your corporation money to fund your apprentices training.
This training will allow the apprentice to excel in your area. This is great because knowledge that would end up positively impacting the business can be brought to you consistently.
Apprentices are constantly learning, and should have the motivation to do so. This constant learning means that the apprentice will have the opportunity to take some time playing with systems at work and seeing what works where.
Expansion and Recruitment
As a company expands, more staff is needed. By employing an apprentice, you won’t have to organise a recruitment process.
Lastly is youthful opinions. The youth is the future, and what they like and think will be fabricated in years to come. It is important to be ahead of the game, and be on it with what will be hot in the next, let’s say, ten years.
By having those youthful opinions on your side, and working for you, you can take in consideration Gen Z’s ideas for the world to come.
Still not convinced? Just look at the statistics from Government research:
- 86% employers said that apprenticeships helped them develop skills relevant to their organisation.
- 78% of employers said that apprenticeships helped them improve productivity.
- 74% of employers said apprenticeships helped them improve the quality of their product or service.