Frequently asked questions for...

Employers

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I want to hire an apprentice but I don't know where to start!

Thinking of hiring an apprentice but not sure where to begin? Our BAS Toolkit has everything you need to know about apprenticeships!


This quick guide will also give you all of the basic information you need to know!


Want to know more about recruitment? Then this guide is for you.

How does apprenticeship funding work?

Need to know more about funding? Apprenticeship funding: rules and guidance for employers for August 2018 to July 2019 can be found here.

How do I transfer apprenticeship funds?

Want to know more information about transferring Levy funding? Whether you are a Levy payer who wants to improve skills in their supply chain or a smaller business who needs some extra funding, find the information you need here.

How can I support apprentices with English language needs?

There can be many benefits to employing an apprentice whose first language is not English. To find out more about them and what support is available see this great Learning to Work guide.  

How can I use apprenticeships to upskill my existing staff?

Apprenticeships can be a fantastic way to use your Levy to upskill your existing staff. Want to find out more? Have a look at our Existing Staff Toolkit here!

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Learners

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What's the deal with apprenticeships?

How do apprenticeships work? How much can you earn? What qualification can you get? Take a look at this apprenticeship guide to find out more!

Where can I find apprenticeship vacancies?

Every apprenticeship vacancy in the country is listed on the National Apprenticeship Service website here!


Did you know that you can filter by location? Just pop in your postcode and the distance you're able to travel to find all the apprenticeships in your area.


Don't forget to sign up for alerts so that you don't miss out on the opportunity for the apprenticeship of your dreams!


Watch a step-by-step video on how to search here. 

I need help applying

Need to know more about the application process? This guide goes through the process step-by-step as well as offering lots of handy tips and advice

How do degree apprenticeships work?

Want to know more about degree apprenticeships? Watch our webinar here.

Parents

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Why should my child do an apprenticeship?

Apprenticeships are a great option that allows learners to gain a qualification while they learn. 


To find out more check out this parent's guide to apprenticeships.

What are degree apprenticeship?

Degree apprenticeships are a great way to gain a university qualification without the debt.


Watch our webinar to find out more on how they work and why they could be a great choice for your child. 

Schools

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How can we talk to our students about apprenticeships?

Amazing Apprenticeships have some Great free resources for schools, find them all here!

Can schools also hire their own apprentices?

Yes! Many schools across the country are really benefiting from hiring apprentices or upskilling their existing staff through apprenticeships. To find out more check out or BAS toolkit for schools!