Increasingly, employers recognise that hiring apprentices at higher or degree level is an excellent investment. They can upskill their existing workforce, attract talented people, boost workplace diversity and fill skills gaps using their apprenticeship levy or government funding through co-investment.
Higher apprenticeships typically lead to the award of a certificate or foundation degree (starting at Level 4 of the government’s qualification classification system). Degree apprenticeships lead to a Bachelor’s degree (Level 6) or a Master’s degree (Level 7).
There are several rules governing apprenticeships:
Attract staff from a wider talent pool, increasing workplace diversity, motivation and commitment.
Current employees may be eligible to apply for apprenticeship roles.
As apprentices learn at work, they’re able to develop the specific knowledge and occupational skills demanded by your organisation.
Apprentices can help keep your business up-to-date with the latest technology and techniques, and bring fresh ideas into the organisation.
Develop your apprenticeships with DaLL and you can draw on our experience working with leading employers such as GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer and AstraZeneca.
We can help and advise you, from initial discussions to assisting on contracts and providing managed apprenticeships.
They bring innovation and creativity to the business and help increase the diversity of our workforce.
The Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) are working in collaboration with the Secretary of State for Education, using match funding, to fund this programme of activity that tackles worklessness and workplace skills issues.
We are currently working with employers across a range of industries, and always looking for more ways to create new and exciting apprenticeships: