How do I find an employer for an apprenticeship?

How do I find an employer for an apprenticeship?

You can also find an employer by:

  1. contacting employers directly or an apprenticeship training provider.
  2. looking for vacancies on employer or recruitment websites.
  3. contacting the Careers Service.
  4. contacting your local Jobs and Benefits office.

Do employers get paid for having an apprentice?

Apprenticeship law However, many employers pay more. However, many employers pay more. This minimum wage applies to all apprentices aged under 19 and apprentices aged 19 or over in the first year of their apprenticeship.

Does the government help with apprenticeships?

The government provides funding to cover all or part of the training costs, depending on whether your business pays the apprenticeship levy.

What is 20% off the job training in apprenticeships?

20% is a large proportion of the working week. The 20% off-the-job training is calculated using the apprentice’s contracted employment hours across their whole apprenticeship – equivalent to around one day per working week.

Does the government pay apprenticeship wages UK?

Pay for apprentices You must pay apprentices at least the National Minimum Wage. There’s different rates of pay for apprentices depending on their age and what year of their apprenticeship they’ve completed. The contract of employment should make it clear what wage you’ll pay your apprentice and for what hours.

Can an apprentice be self employed UK?

You can’t be self employed and work for the same company all the time as just a labour force, to be self employed you would have to supply materials as well as labour.

Who pays the wages of an apprentice?

Employers must also pay their apprentice for time spent training or studying for a relevant qualification, whether while at work or at a college or training organisation. Employers must offer apprentices the same conditions as other employees working at similar grades or in similar roles.

How much does the government pay employers for apprenticeships?

In practical terms, this means that the employer will pay 5% towards the cost of Apprenticeship training, and the Government will pay the rest (95%), up to the funding band maximum.

Does 20% off the job training include holidays?

The minimum statutory requirement is 28 days (which can include public holidays) so public holidays should also be deducted from the off-the-job calculation.

Do apprentices get paid for off the job training?

The off-the-job training that you provide to your apprentices must closely relate to the relevant apprenticeship standard. Your apprentices’ off-the-job learning time should take place during their normal working hours and should be paid at the same rate as their normal work time.