A degree apprenticeship combines academic study at university with on-the-job training in the workplace. Designed in partnership with industry to meet professional standards, degree apprenticeships are a great way to attract and retain talent for your business, boost productivity and up-skill your workforce.
This alternative route to higher level qualifications can be accessed by both your current employees or used as a tool to attract new talent to your business.
Apprentices are not the only ones who can reap rewards from this new educational pathway. The Industrial Strategy recently published says that “apprenticeships are a vital UK-wide vehicle for employer investment in their workforce, enabling employers to develop the skills and behaviours that they need, as well as offering opportunities for those already in work and those entering it for the first time”.
Read the blog post in full: www.blog.hefce.ac.uk/2017/11/27/degree-apprenticeships-employer-benefits
The government is committed to achieving three million apprenticeship starts by summer 2020. To fund the increase in apprenticeships, the government introduced an apprenticeship levy in April 2017.
Employers with pay bills of over £3 million, are now required to pay a levy which can only be reclaimed to fund Apprenticeship training.
We’ve got a number of programmes currently running, such as; surveying, biomedical science, business management and housing to name just a few and we are continually developing higher and degree apprenticeships in a range of subject areas to suit your needs.
The Chartered Surveyor Degree Apprenticeship is a fantastic opportunity for students to gain crucial industry experience at the same time as achieving a RICS accredited, degree level qualification. We’re also really pleased that this opportunity is available at our local University! Jill Roberts, Morgan Sindall
Make sure you keep an eye on our website to find out more.
We are also working with a range of employers to develop degree apprenticeships in the following areas: