Finding and choosing the right training provider can be essential to the success of your apprenticeship to make sure both your apprentice and your business reach your combined future potential.
In the UK, you have to hire an external training provider for apprenticeships. To search for training providers in your area, click here.
Training providers do much more than just train your apprentice on a set curriculum, they:
- Make sure the apprenticeship is the exact one that your business needs
- Tailor the training to make sure the apprentice is getting the necessary skills for your business
- Create an appropriate pace of learning for your apprentice
- Remain in contact with you to negotiate your businesses’ needs
Whether you are a small or large company, and whether you are starting an apprenticeship for a 16 year old or an adult, deliberating the complexity of your needs against hundreds of different training providers, the choice is far from easy.
We have drawn up 5 critical considerations you should make to help you choose the right training provider for your apprenticeship: