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Why Choose Apprenticeships?

Hiring an apprentice is a productive and effective way to grow talent and develop a motivated, skilled and qualified workforce. Apprenticeships can also help you develop the specialist skills needed to keep pace with the latest technology and working practices in your sector.  

One of the most significant benefits of apprenticeships, for employers and staff alike, is that they help organisations keep their employees motivated and committed for the long-term, by helping them develop their skills over several years. Your apprentice(s) will be working in the knowledge that at the end of this period they will have a qualification that is tremendously valuable to them individually and to you as an employer. 

Employer Incentive

An incentive payment of £1000 is available to employers who hire an apprentice aged 16 to 18 years old or aged 19 to 24 with an education, health, and care plan or who has been in the care of their local authority.

Employer Commitment

Apprenticeship wages – they must be paid at least minimum wage.

Mentoring the apprentice

Help provide 20% off the job training.

Contract of employment.

Our Apprenticeship Offer

At TCG we offer a range of high – quality apprenticeship programmes which are delivered in the workplace and sometimes at our campus sites. Our Apprenticeship programmes have been designed by employers, for employers; so that you can get the most out of hiring an Apprentice. We offer a flexible menu of high – quality apprenticeships that be tailored to your business to best suit your organisational needs and objectives. 50+ standards delivered in (insert sectors).

By working with our employer services Team and our dedicated recruitment team , we can help shape and share the perfect advertisement that will bring your organisation to life and help attract talent for your apprenticeship vacancy.

The Apprenticeship levels offered at Trafford College Group are:

• Intermediate Apprenticeship (Level 2). Equivalent to five GCSE passes. 

• Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3). Equivalent to two A Level passes.

• Higher Apprenticeship (Levels 4 & 5). Equivalent to the first phase of higher education (university level study)