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Bridging the skills gap: Supporting all employers to train the next generation
Our mission is ‘Making homes better, building better communities’ and our initial focus is supporting the growth of our nation’s skills, capacity and experience by encouraging and helping hard-working employers to take on apprentices in the construction, home improvements and repairs sectors. Employers can take advantage of various incentives including funding towards your apprentice’s training.
Are you a small or large employer?
We’ve built the tools and resources that will help employers through every step of employing an apprentice. Please review the video below to understand if you are classed as a small or large employer and use the tools to begin your journey empowering your business by employing apprentices.
How we help apprentices
We believe that by supporting employers and encouraging them to consider the possibility of employing and training an apprentice, it will lead to more apprenticeship opportunities being created and filled. We have developed tools that will allow apprentices to find good training providers as well as clear, concise information about their apprenticeship journey.
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