Apprenticeships not only bring professionally trained and qualified people into your company but can also be a cost-effective way of up-skilling existing staff.
Employing an Apprentice
Employing an Apprentice or investing in your current workforce with Apprenticeship training is easier than you think with the support of Coventry College.
With Apprenticeships, it’s simply a case of finding and developing the right programme to fit your organisation.
Apprenticeships are available to businesses of all sizes, in various sectors and industries and at different levels – up to degree level.
Apprenticeships bring together learning in the workplace, formal off-the-job training and the opportunity to practice new skills in a real work environment, resulting in a recognised qualification for the employee. The apprentice can earn while they learn, gaining valuable skills and knowledge in a specific job role.
How hiring an Apprentice will benefit your business
Proven to boost productivity and reduce costs
88% of employers said an Apprenticeship led to a more motivated workforce
75% said it’s helped them to cut recruitment costs
80% of employers feel that Apprenticeships reduce staff turnover
81% said that Apprentices make their businesses more productive
Latest Employer News
A trio of Coventry College students have earned praise from a major regional housing company after hitting the ground running in their new roles as apprentices.
The College has received a mark of excellence from an established Leicestershire spa for its work in the beauty industry.
Event and performance professionals from production specialists Area 51 visited Coventry College to speak to Level 3 Dance & Musical Theatre and Level 3 Acting students
A pair of T Level courses in Childcare & Education and Digital Production will be delivered by Coventry College from September 2023.
Coventry College is set to deliver a series of two-week home insulation Skills Bootcamps, part of the Government’s Skills for Life Guarantee, to help unemployed people launch careers and industry professionals progress in the retrofit and sustainability sector.
Commercial fit-out specialists Inside Limited have been appointed to lead construction on Coventry College’s new electric vehicle and retrofit centre.
Coventry College’s creative media students have been helping to shine a spotlight on the work of one of the official suppliers to the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.
Coventry College has urged more local people to make use of a six-month employment programme that it is providing support to the city's hospital and helping young people achieve.
Aleyna Erkal has thanked Blossoms Day Nursery for her work experience & Coventry College for supporting her goal of becoming an early years practitioner.
Future business professionals in Coventry have been putting their skills to the test during a virtual work experience programme, kickstarting their KPMG Careers.
According to the latest Construction Skills Network (CSN) report, we are facing one of the biggest UK construction skills shortages and by 2026 over a quarter of a million extra construction workers may be needed.
What our Apprentice Employers say
We continue to recruit Apprentices through Coventry College due to the quality of applicants and the level of support provided by the College.
Robbie Barton, Nuneaton and Bedworth Leisure Trust
The service and support that the College provided was spot on.
Aden Falconer, Aden Falconer Heating and Plumbing
We’ve been very impressed with the service you have provided and the calibre of applicant to meet our business needs.
Kali Dosanj, Bredon Avenue Surgery
We’ll continue working with Coventry College when we take on new Apprentices.
Mark Bott, Wickman Engineering