Are you interested in bridging digital skill gaps in your business? Do you want an affordable way to build these bridges? Then you should consider hiring an apprentice… as there are a plethora of reasons as to why doing so will greatly benefit your company! An apprentice is employed under an apprenticeship contract, enabling you as the employer to mould the raw talent of the apprentice in a way to greatly suit your business's individual needs.
The benefits of an Apprentice
Lower wages, The national minimum wage of an apprentice is currently £4.81 p/h
Young & enthusiastic employees, who you can motivate to fit the role perfectly.
Bridging of Skill gaps in a wide area - Software Development, Digital Marketing, Hardware & Networking, Data Technician and Infrastructure Technician
If your company has an annual bill excess of £3 Million, you pay into an Apprenticeship Levy. Make use of your levy allowance of £15000 and take on an Apprentice!
What LVC will do for you
We are a preferred training provider for Digital & IT based apprenticeships: We take account of each employing business’ needs in developing a valuable and efficient apprentice from them by supporting them. We handle the recruitment and training of the apprentice as well as the ‘End Point Assessment’ and Achievements of the apprentice. The most recent survey conducted by SFA shows a 100% employer satisfaction rate with our apprenticeship programmes. We have rigorous off-the-job and on-the-job training schedules for the apprentices to provide them many opportunities to learn and expand their skill set. Furthermore, we handle the recruitment process on behalf of any employers. We have a tough initial screening process, starting with a telephone-interview screening. Successful candidates are invited to the centre for an in-person interview, where we provide guidance to them. We will then make assessments of their suitability, and if they are successful in the full initial assessment. We will send their CVs to prospective employers for their selection.
What you need to do
Apprentices must be supervised while they are in the workplace. Furthermore, Employers will need to provide support and mentoring to apprentices in the workplace… providing them with the opportunity to engage with their work environment and build on the practical knowledge that they will gain with their employment to you. Employers are also required to allow LVC assessors to visit their business periodically to carry out assessments and reviews.
If you feel like an apprentice is a valuable option for your business, make sure to contact LVC to schedule and discuss your apprenticeship needs!
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