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Demystifying Apprenticeships

Date: 21st February 2023
Location: Webinar


Have you thought about taking on an apprentice?  Apprentices can help any business – big or small, to solve recruitment and staffing issues, and build value into their organisation.

This online webinar, supported by Hexagon, was delivered in conjunction with Buckinghamshire Business First for businesses in the Silverstone Technology Cluster(STC) or on Silverstone Park.

During this interactive online workshop, we:

    • Demystified the apprenticeship process

    • Explored the range of apprenticeship programmes available

    • Examined the funding available to support businesses

The session was led by John Browning, Workforce Skills Manager at Buckinghamshire Business First, who has 20 years’ experience managing apprenticeship schemes and advising businesses on training and development issues.

What was covered?

    • How your business can benefit from taking on an apprentice

    • How to recruit the right apprentice

    • What is involved in managing an apprentice – apprenticeship standards, training and assessment

    • How to gain access to government funding and incentives for apprenticeships

    • How to find an approved apprenticeship training provider.

Who was the event aimed at?

This workshop was aimed at business owners and senior managers in the STC or on Silverstone Park, who may be considering apprenticeships as a way of recruiting new talent and securing the future of their business.


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