If you need to hire new staff or train your existing employees, apprentices can work for your business.
The government's Apprenticeship Reforms makes it even easier to employ an apprentice, so talk to us about how we can help you plan your recruitment and training. We will advise you on developing an apprenticeship scheme that fits with your recruitment and workforce development strategy, drives your company forward, increases productivity and provides skilled talent to address your skills gaps.
We are rated outstanding by Ofsted and have an extensive high quality apprenticeship programme which has been developed in response to employer demand. We are the largest college provider of apprenticeships in west London with some of the highest success rates working across more than 20 different industries. Our screening and selection processes ensure that we find the right talent for your business or enable your existing employees to become apprentices.
What is an Apprenticeship?
An apprentice must be paid a minimum wage of £3.40* and usually work at least 30 hours a week inclusive of college attendance. An apprenticeship must last for a minimum of 12 months.
* First year apprentice minimum wage £3.40 per hour - Second year £4.00 if you are aged under 18, £5.55 if you are aged 18-20, £6.95 if you are aged 21-24 and in-line with the National Living Wage of £7.20 if you are over 25.
Recruiting an Apprentice
Apprenticeships Offered at Uxbridge College
Cookery – Professional
Health & Social Care
Hospitality & Catering
Sales & Residential Property
Social Media & Digital Marketing
Sports & Fitness
Warehouse & Storage
Motor Vehicle Electrical Technology
Gas and Heating Apprenticeship
These areas have been developed in response to employer demand. If you don't see what you are looking for please speak to us about your requirements.
We offer apprenticeships from Level 2 to Level 5:
The government have introduced apprenticeship reforms as a result of the UK's vision to improve the quality of and give employers more control over apprenticeships. The new apprenticeship standards will be designed by employers, based around the jobs people do and will last a minimum of 12 months. Find out more here.
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For further information or to discuss your requirements, contact Uxbridge College Employer Services on:
01895 853786 | 01895 853780