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What you need to apply

There are a few things you will need to do or have as an employer to take on a trainee or an apprentice:

  • Have experienced staff to work with and supervise the trainee or apprentice
  • Have the relevant liability insurances
  • Release the trainee or apprentice from work one day a week so they can attend college
  • If you have an apprentice in their first year, they will need to be paid the appropriate wage for a first year apprentice which is currently £3.50 an hour and then after their first year, the appropriate National Minimum Wage for their age (please follow this link for more information: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates)

If you would like to contact us about taking on a trainee or an apprentice, please contact us. CLICK HERE for our contact details.

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