Employer Apprenticeship Hub

We are one of the top training providers in the East of England for apprenticeships and CPD training and number 1 in terms of Apprenticeships Employer Satisfaction in the region.

Apprenticeships deliver the whole package of on-the-job training and occupationally-relevant qualifications that develop the skills, knowledge and expertise of your employees. Our wide variety of training provision means that you will find excellent training that matches your company’s needs and delivers real business benefit.

Who can you employ as an apprentice? 

There is no age limit for apprentices, so you can choose to take on a new apprentice, giving a school leaver the opportunity to train and grow with your business, or enable your existing employees to benefit from increased skills and gain industry-recognised qualifications.

You can also use our apprenticeship programmes to upskill your current staff members. Apprenticeship training can boost your staff morale, increase employee retention rates and improve productivity and efficiency. Hiring apprentices brings fresh ideas to your team and allows you to train them for the skills your business requires, filling skill gaps and developing loyal employees.

We have a dedicated Business Development team who can work with you to assess your business needs and assist you in recruiting a suitable apprentice, contact them at

Employer Funding

There are various funding schemes and incentives that Employers can access when recruiting an apprentice.

Employer FAQs

If you haven’t recruited apprentice before, theres lots you need to know including minimum pay for apprentices and your obligations as an employer.

Fact Sheets

We have created some handy fact sheets for employers to download and keep on hand for easy referencing.

End Point Assessment

End Point Assessment (EPA) is the final assessment for an apprentice; here are some useful guides that give an overview for the apprenticeship standards offered by CRC.

College Policies & Reports

Employers have a duty to comply with all UK legislation and statutory responsibilities. There is a particular expectation that an employer should take responsibility for an apprentice’s welfare in the workplace and to also seek appropriate advice when they feel an apprentice may be at risk in their personal lives.

We appreciate that for many organisations this can be a confusing and complex area.

Please refer to our Keeping Apprentices Safe brochure here.

Our Safeguarding team is on hand to help and support you. They can be contacted on 01223 418200 and ask for the Safeguarding team and

Employer Webinars and Video Guides

We have a library of helpful Employer Webinars and Video Guides to help Employers understand processes, policies and provide a step-by-step guide to the Digital Apprenticeship Service Account.

Whistleblowing

If you are unsure what whistleblowing is, please click here to read the government website regarding whistleblowing.

Guidance on whistleblowing for employers can be found below.

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