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How to recruit an apprentice

Introduction

Wanting to recruit an apprentice or sponsor an existing employee to complete an apprenticeship? This guide will help you and your business with the steps you need to take to recruit and employ an apprentice and start them on their training course. It will also make you aware of your responsibilities towards the apprentice.



Identify what you want your apprentice(s) to do

Identify the selection process you want to use

Advertise the post

Interviewing/Selection

Arranging the training

Supporting your apprentice

Further Help and Guidance

The University will be happy to discuss the suitability of an apprenticeship for new or existing members of staff. Technical questions on funding, expectations and enabling an apprenticeship should be directed to apprenticeships@cumbria.ac.uk or for wider discussions about training and development contact enterprise.services@cumbria.ac.uk 



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