Employers In this section Apprenticeships Training for employers Business Development Unit Professional training brochures Employer case studies Higher Apprenticeships Key facts Clear progression route There is a clear pathway mapped out from intermediate and advanced, to higher, degree and master's apprenticeships. Grow your own talent Through apprenticeships you can fill a skills gap efficiently by tailoring the learning to your workplace. Fulfil your business needs Apprentices are able to develop the knowledge and skills required by their specific job role and tailored to the individual needs of your business. Tried and tested Apprenticeships are a tried and tested way to recruit new staff or to upskill your exsisting team. Minimal cost You could get a grant or funding to employ an apprentice meaning there is little cost to your business. Minimal disruption Learning, and even assessments, can often be carried out at your workplace, which means there is very little disruption. Cost effective Apprentices are less expensive to recruit and train than hiring experienced workers due to high recruitment costs and the costs of induction and initial training. Keep up-to-date Apprentices can keep your business up-to-date with the latest techniques and technology. A future workforce Apprentices can provide you with the skilled workforce you need for the future. Fresh new talent Every business needs new ideas to keep growing and apprentices can bring new energy and innovation to your business.