Apprenticeships for employers
Blackburn College has built an excellent reputation for delivering high quality Apprenticeships across a variety of sectors. Furthermore we are constantly working to offer new and exciting career paths by introducing new Higher Level Apprenticeships to meet increasing demand from businesses.
Research shows the majority of employers said that Apprentices helped them to improve productivity and to be more competitive. They also said that training Apprentices is more cost effective than hiring skilled staff, leading to lower overall training and recruitment costs.
Fill your Skill Gaps
Apprenticeships help you develop the specialist skills you need to keep pace with the latest technology and working practices in your sector.
Long term benefits
- A supply of people with the skills and qualities that businesses require
- Apprentices tended to stay and progress within the business
- Teaching apprentices enabled senior staff to consolidate their own knowledge
Apprenticeship levy and reform
Apprenticeship levy and reform From April 2017 the Apprenticeship Levy will replace all taxpayer funding of apprenticeships for both public and private sector companies of all sizes. Find out how it might affect you.
How to recruit an apprentice
How to recruit an apprentice If you're interested in taking on an apprentice, contact our Apprenticeship Team to discuss training programmes available and any particular requirements you may have.
Employer funding Find out what funding is available to an employer towards training costs.