Higher Level Apprenticeships deliver on many levels for business:
1. Meet the unique needs of your business
With Higher Apprentices learning at work, they’re able to develop the knowledge and occupational competencies demanded by specific job roles, and meet the unique needs of your business.
2. Increasing your productivity
Higher Level Apprenticeships can keep your business up-todate with the latest techniques and technology, increasing your productivity for the future.
3. Recruit from a larger talent pool
Higher Level Apprenticeships enable business to attract and retain employees with potential, expanding workplace diversity and benefiting the local community and wider economy.
4. Develop existing staff
Employers can develop existing staff as they work with their higher apprentice, through mentoring opportunities and more.
5. Fill your higher level skills gaps
Higher level skills are vital to business performance and economic growth – through higher apprenticeships, you can fill your higher level skills gaps efficiently and effectively by tailoring the learning to your workplace.
6. Clear Progression routes
There’s a clear, work-based pathway, from craft to technician to professional and managerial skills.
7. Attract higher calibre staff
Higher Level Apprenticeships can attract higher calibre staff and help employers develop a more motivated and committed workforce.
8. Train the way your business works
With a higher apprentice, you are training someone for the way your business works from the start. The aim of the programmes is to develop the skills relevant to employers from day one.