Why Choose an Apprenticeship?

Why choose an Apprenticeship

  • Earn while you learn
  • Work Experience - Enabling you to put theory into practice
  • Support - Experienced tutors available to provide personalised support allowing you to succeed
  • Kick start in your career - Giving you experience to move up in your chosen sector
  • Develop and learn new skills - Develop your confidence and enable you to work with a range of different people

Apprenticeships last a minimum of 12 months and allow you to gain industry recognised qualifications whilst being employed. You will be paid at least the Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (currently £4.15 per hour) as you learn new skills and knowledge through high quality on and off the job training.

Apprenticeships are available to existing and newly recruited employees.


Our free bespoke recruitment service is a great way for you meet suitable candidates for your apprenticeship vacancy.

When you are ready to take on a new Apprentice our Employer Engagement Officer will meet with you to discuss your needs, find out exactly what you are looking for, and talk you through the process. We then advertise the vacancy for you on various platforms including the government’s ‘Find An Apprenticeship’ website so that anyone looking for an apprenticeship will see the advert.

We then go through all of the applications, hold initial assessments and then send you details of the most suitable candidates to meet your needs. Once you have decided which of the candidates you would like to interview, we can make all of the arrangements for you, making it a hassle free process.

Once you have selected your Apprentice we will complete all sign up paperwork with you and the Apprentice and signpost you to any available grants and incentives.

For more information about Apprenticeship Programmes Stockton Learning and Skills Service can provide. 

If you would like to find out more about how we can help you with your apprenticeship recruitment please contact:

Michael Elliott
Employer Engagement Officer

T: 01642 528764
M: 07384 243888