It’s Day 2 of #NAW21. The theme for today is #askanemployer so throughout the day we will be sharing feedback from some of the employers we work with. Apprenticeships not only benefit learners but they offer a variety of benefits for employers too!


Sam Cave – Training Manager at Ashmere Care

“With existing staff members embarking on apprenticeships, this has been a bonus to the business. Having staff who are qualified in their chosen area is definitely a plus point. Using apprenticeships to upskill staff is a great way of providing them with a qualification and it helps them to see exactly how much work they put in. It also shows that the business is invested in them and that they are valued as part of the wider team.”

Compassion in Action

Pamela Gilligan, CEO of Compassion in Action

“As a Chief Executive, it is imperative that anyone using apprenticeships to upskill existing staff, ensure you have the expertise and support from a professional training provider. As an Employer, I would highly recommend any organisation hiring an Apprentice which gives our young people opportunities, especially under the current economic climate. Also, empowerment, social inclusion and the first step for their future”