Handy hints

Are you an employer taking on an apprentices or trainee?

These top tips will help you through your recruitment process.

  • Think of an apprenticeship/traineeship as a long-term investment, not a short-term solution.
  • Think of your apprentice/trainee as an employee and give them important tasks to get stuck in to.
  • When interviewing potential candidates, think about the type of person you need to fit into the company and ask relevant questions to find out if they are suitable.
  • Choose an apprenticeship/traineeship program that best suits your needs.
  • Always remember that apprenticeships and traineeships are a learning process and your new employee will improve along the way, so be supportive and have a mentoring system in place.

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