Frequently Asked Questions

If you're an employer looking to hire an apprentice, you may have questions about the process and what it entails. To help answer some of your questions, we've compiled a list of frequently asked questions that we hear from employers like you. Browse through the questions to learn more about the benefits of apprenticeships, the process for hiring an apprentice, and what you can expect as an employer.

Employers Questions:

Apprenticeships are a great way of developing your skills and achieving a  recognised qualification, workplace experience and earning a salary. The apprentice gains this through a broad mix of learning in the workplace, formal off-the-job training and the opportunity to practise new skills in a real work environment. Apprenticeship training will also benefit employers and individuals, by developing skills within the workforce.

The Government’s A_guide_to_apprenticeships.pdf (  includes how apprenticeships work, what they are, the benefits to you, how to find the right opportunity.


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