Recruit staff through apprenticeships

Apprenticeships are a cost effective way to grow your work force, allowing employers to shape the apprentice to the culture of their organisation. Wandsworth Lifelong Learning will support you throughout the journey.

Below you will find a brief outline of the key aspects. The best way to find out more is to get in touch.

eLearning available for all Apprenticeships

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How does it work?

Once we have matched your recruitment needs to an apprenticeship, we’ll find candidates for the role. Employing an apprentice means you get a staff member and we assess them on the job to give them a nationally recognised qualification.

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How long?

Takes between 1-2 years to complete. Some are the equivalent of a degree and can be either on a full or part-time basis.

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How much?

Employers need to cover the minimum apprenticeship wage of £6.40 per hour, although many employers choose to pay more. There is assistance and incentives for larger employers via the Apprenticeship Levy.

Link to Apprenticeship Levy

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What jobs?

Business Administrator, Customer Service Practioner, Health & Social Care – Adult & Lead Adult Care Worker, Teaching Assistant, Childcare, Management, School Business Manager and Facilities Management.

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What next?

The first thing we need to do is meet and scope out all your options. Use the contact form below to get in touch or email the Apprenticeship Team at

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Employer Handbook

For more detailed overview download our Employer Handbook.

Download Employer Handbook

Worth a look.

“It’s worth inviting younger people into your organisation and seeing what their energy and enthusiasm can bring to what you do.”

Gayle, Luxelu London

Funders & Partners

Supported by Wandsworth Borough Council, Mayor of London, Apprenticeships, Pearson, HABC, Education and skills funding agency, matrix, ilm, European Union Social Fund

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