Apprenticeships - for employers

Invest in an apprentice to ensure the future of your business

Apprentices are a great way to grow your workforce and harness talent, to ensure the future success of your organsation.

There are also a range of financial incentives available to cover some of the costs.

No longer confined to traditional trades, we offer a wide range of apprenticeship training for a variety of sectors. 

Plus, our dedicated team will take the pain out of recruitment with a FREE matching service by advertising, screening and shortlisting candidates before you interview them.

To speak to a member of our Apprenticeships Team call
0191 490 4636 or email apprenticeships@gateshead.ac.uk

The benefits;

  • Cost effective - apprenticeship wages are relatively low, so the cost to your organisation of hiring new staff can be managed.
  • Grow talent - apprentices receive up to date training, allowing you to address skills gaps and capture new talent.
  • Any business size - whether you're a sole trader, a small start-up or a large multi-national, you will benefit from apprentices.

Financial incentives

With the introduction of grants and incentives, there's never been a better time to recruit.

You can receive between £1500-£2275 when you recruit an apprentice. Conditions apply, speak to a member of our team for more information.

Apprenticeships are available in; 

  • Business Administration
  • Customer Service
  • Creative including Community Arts, Cultural & Heritage venues, Costume & Wardrobe, Live Events & Production, Technical Theatre, Music Business
  • Construction including Bricklaying, Painting & Decorating, Plastering, Joinery, Building Maintenance
  • Electrical Installation
  • Health & Social Care
  • Engineering & Manufacturing including Performance Manufacturing Operations (PMO) and Power Industry
  • Hairdressing, Barbering
  • Hospitality & Catering including Chef
  • Management, Team Leading
  • Motor Vehicle including Mechanics, Body & Repair
  • Plumbing & Heating
  • Retail
  • Social Media, ITQ
  • Warehousing, Storage, Logistics