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Employ an Apprentice


Recruiting Your Apprentice 

Recruiting an apprentice couldn’t be easier.

Complete this form to request a call back from one of our account managers to start your apprenticeship search. 

 

What happens?

Here is our step by step guide to employing an apprentice. 

Stage Task What is required How long will it take

1

JOB DESCRIPTION

Your Account Manager will guide you in completing a full job description of the vacancy. This will include the required skills, duties and person specification.

 

Note: Your vacancy will be referred to recruitment by your Account Manager within 24 working hours.

Approximately 15-30 minutes.

Should you have any queries at this stage please contact your Account Manager.

2

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Your vacancy will be advertised on a number of websites within 48 working hours of receipt by the Recruitment Team.

Approximately 3 working days from receipt of job description.

Should you have any queries at this stage please contact your Account Manager.

3

SOURCING YOUR APPRENTICE

We will advertise the vacancy for 3-4 weeks to attract a good number of candidates for pre-interview. Applications are checked daily and we will send suitable candidates if they apply before the closing date.

 

Once the vacancy closes, the Recruitment Team will contact you to arrange an interview date. 

3-4 weeks, possibly longer if applicant numbers are low.

Should you have any queries at this stage please contact the Recruitment Team

4

INTERVIEWS

The Recruitment Team will pre-interview, shortlist and arrange interviews on your behalf for the agreed date.

 

Note: It is essential that an interview date is arranged as soon as possible to hold the interest of candidates. 

Approximately 5 working days.

Should you have any queries at this stage please contact the Recruitment Team.

5

YOUR FUTURE APPRENTICE

Once interviews are complete, the Recruitment Team will contact you to confirm your decision and official start date.

 

The Recruitment Team will then contact the successful candidate to confirm their acceptance of the role.

 

Unsuccessful candidates will also be informed by your Consultant.

 

In the majority of cases, employment can start immediately.

1–2 working days.

 

Should you have any queries at this stage please contact the Recruitment Team.

6

ENROLMENT ONTO AN APPRENTICESHIP

Once your Apprenticeship has been confirmed, the apprenticeship enrolment can be arranged.

The Recruitment Team will contact you to arrange a suitable time.

Enrolment should be arranged within the first 2 weeks of employment or before.

Should you have any queries at this stage please contact your Account Manager.

 

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