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Grants of £4,500 available to hire a Knowsley Apprentice

by Laura Johnston

Hiring an apprentice is a great way for businesses to grow talent and develop a motivated, skilled and qualified workforce.

The Knowsley grant is £4,500 and is available to employers who take on an apprentice from Knowsley and recruit via The Knowsley Apprenticeship Team.

The benefits of taking on an apprentice

  • 86% of employers said apprenticeships developed skills relevant to their organisation and 78% report improved productivity
  • 90% of apprentices stay on in their place of work after completing an apprenticeships
  • Apprenticeships give the opportunity to diversify and freshen up your workforce

The apprentice vacancies will go live on the Knowsley Council website in June.

Contact the Knowsley Apprentice Team for more information by emailing theknowsleyapprentice@knowsley.gov.uk or calling 07919 298 535 / 0151 443 2261/2599.