The Benefits
of Hiring an Apprentice

Apprenticeships are tailored to the individual needs of an organisation and have proven to be an effective investment in a business’s future with many benefits to speak of. Apprentices can be new staff members you bring into the business or existing staff you’re interested in upskilling. Either way, apprenticeships send a clear signal that you are prepared to invest in your future, and you care about the development of your staff. This not only inspires loyalty but speaks volumes as to your commitment to your brand and continued delivery of high levels of service.

We work closely with employers to better understand what they want and need from an apprentice. As a result, we can provide a tailored service and suggest learners who can help the business achieve its goals.

Key Benefits:

Hiring an apprentice is a productive and effective way to grow talent and develop a motivated, skilled, and qualified workforce that’s tailor-made to your business.

Apprentices will bring lots of renewed energy to your team. And, as a result, allows you to introduce a fresh perspective and new ideas to your workplace.

Apprenticeships allow you to source and develop the best individuals for your business. These new additions will remain loyal, as a result, due to you nurturing their professional development since day one.

Studies have shown that over 80% of businesses that employed apprentices found their productivity had increased as a result.

Allow people from all walks of life to thrive under your guidance and be a step above competitors with the newest and brightest talent.

Government funding is available for businesses that take on apprentices. Incentives are issued every year due to the level of value that apprentices have on the economy.

Apprenticeships are an exciting option for both apprentice and employer. You can employ apprentices at different levels, from school leavers and university graduates to people who want to further their careers or completely change their career direction.

It’s also not just traditional industries or large organisations that are choosing the apprenticeship pathway nowadays. Small businesses also find it to be a valuable tool when recruiting and training staff. Apprenticeships now cover more than 170 industries and 1,500 job roles from entry to degree level. So, if you have been entertaining the idea of taking on an apprentice, and are interested in surpassing your competitors, look no further!

Why Choose Protocol?

Since 1996, we have worked with thousands of businesses to provide a quality service that has proven to be vital in business development. Through the addition of apprentices or the upskilling of existing staff, our training has helped several businesses in widely different fields excel. As a result, we have a lot of repeat business from employers because they continue to aim higher and we are with them every step of the way to ensure they do just that.

Active Apprenticeship Programmes

At Protocol, we offer a wide range of fully-funded apprenticeship programmes that allow you to introduce new members of staff to your business. During their training, you can develop the learner’s knowledge and skills in line with the needs of the business. As a result, you make them a valuable addition to the team for years to come.

Active programmes include:

Our Team

We have a highly motivated, professional team who’ve excellent working relationships, both internally and with our customers and stakeholders. Our dedicated trainers, assessors, and verifiers have many years of experience in their respective fields and provide a professional, supportive, and friendly service. All the team are highly trained and have achieved all the qualifications they teach and assess.

What We Can Offer

With all our combined years of expertise, we can offer bespoke courses that focus on the individual needs of the learner and business. The delivery of which can also be structured to suit everyone involved.

The Benefits of Our Services

Our expertise enables us to provide focused consultancy which benefits your business in many different ways. Our performance improvement methods involve facilitating and supporting departments, teams, or individuals. The result of which help to develop meaningful action plans which address current gaps and build upon strengths.

All of our courses can be structured to suit the needs of individual learners & businesses, aligning training activities with a specific business strategy to provide effective services and maximise your investment.

So, What Now?

Our highly trained staff are ready and waiting to take your call or receive an email outlining your interest. Use the contact information below or the icons in the footer to contact us via social media. Also, be sure to follow us to receive updates on new and exciting opportunities taking place.

If you are interested in employing an apprentice for your business or looking for an apprenticeship for yourself, feel free to give us a call on 0121 236 2634, where you can speak directly to a qualified member of staff or email at