Recruit an apprentice

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Finding the right childcare apprentice for your setting may seem like a long and daunting process. There are probably many questions running through your mind like: What are the financial constraints and benefits of having an apprentice? Where should I advertise the role? How do I manage their training once they start?

Don’t worry – we’re here to help. We have a team of dedicated recruitment specialists who will help you find a suitable apprentice for free. Once found, we can even sign up your apprentice to start their childcare course and provide ongoing support throughout their training.

What are the benefits of employing an apprentice?

  • If they’re 16-18, you won’t pay a penny for their training
  • You can watch them grow and progress
  • You can meet your future recruitment needs
  • You can mould them into your own style of practitioner
  • You could be eligible for a grant to help cover your costs

How does it work?

Let us know about your vacancy for a childcare apprentice and what type of person you’re looking for. We’ll advertise the role for free on our job board. Once we receive some suitable CVs, we’ll sort through them and put forward any candidates we feel would be a good match for your setting.

Once you’ve found your ideal apprentice, we’ll help them transition into their new role and sign them up for their childcare apprenticeship.

Articles for you, the employer! 

To date, we’ve trained thousands of learners and helped them successfully complete their childcare apprenticeship training. So it goes without saying, we’ve had lots of experience providing support to both settings and apprentices alike!

Over the years, we’ve also produced lots of helpful advice and articles on recruiting apprentices which you might find interesting:

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