Recruiting a new team member can be daunting. Apprenticeship providers across Kent, such as Runway Training, will help you understand the benefits of the apprenticeship scheme and work with you to find new team members in a cost effective manner, with minimal disruption to you business.
Decide on a job role
What will your apprentice be doing on a daily basis and what training will you and your apprenticeship provider offer to help them develop in this role? Knowing what you want from your new employee will help you match a candidate’s skills and personality to the role.
Choose your apprenticeship provider
Apprenticeship providers across Kent offer a variety of qualifications, ranging from Business Administration & Customer Service through to Professional Cookery & Health and Social Care. Providers have different delivery methods and ways to support recruitment! It is up to you to choose the apprenticeship provider you think is the best match for your business. Your provider can support with all aspects, from creating the job description to ensuring you know all there is to know about the apprenticeship scheme.
A quick and effective way to attract candidates is to advertise the role on the National Apprenticeship Service website. If you need help with this, your chosen apprenticeship provider will be able to guide you. To increase your chances of attracting the right candidate, it is worth considering traditional methods of advertising, including recruitment websites, social media, notice boards and word of mouth to find the right candidates for your role.
Offer a job
Having interviewed and selected the right candidate, it is time to tell them the good news and get a start date in the diary! Your apprenticeship provider will sign up your new apprentice onto their chosen framework which will complement their job role.
Recruiting an apprentice can be a great step for a company to take in supporting local people into employment or to change their career direction. If you are a Kent business wishing to recruit an apprentice, Runway Training would be pleased to hear from you! Please call us on 01732 402402 or email us [email protected]