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The Growth Company: Bespoke recruitment of Apprentices (Education & Skills)

What is it?

Whether you’re looking for a high volume of candidates, or need help streamlining the recruitment process for hard-to-fill positions, we can offer access to a motivated pool of candidates with accredited industry qualifications in the fields that you need.

Save money, save time and get the best. We’ve got a range of recruitment methods at our disposal and can find you the right candidates via:

Advertising vacancies on The Skills Company website, National Apprenticeship Service and our wide-reaching network of job boards.

Offline marketing of vacancies in your local community

Our dedicated team of School and Community Engagement Advisors, who’ve established links with more than 200 high schools, colleges, sixth forms, job centres and community groups

Tapping into the constant pipeline of learners completing our work preparation programmes

A bespoke candidate management system, which allows us to track all applicants and quickly narrow down the pool by a range of criteria

Our dynamic recruitment process, which enables quick turn-arounds and pre-screening to ensure you only see the cream of the crop.

Why do it?

There are money benefits of recruiting an apprentice:

80% of companies who invest in apprentices have reported a significant increase in employee retention

77% of employers believe Apprenticeships make them more competitive

76% of those employers who employ apprentices agree they make their workplace more productive

92% of employers who employ apprentices believe that Apprenticeships lead to a more motivated and satisfied workforce

83% of employers who employ apprentices rely on their Apprenticeships programme to provide the skilled workers that they need for the future

59% report that training apprentices is more cost-effective than hiring skilled staff, with 59% believing that Apprenticeships lead to lower overall training costs.


If The Growth Company is going to deliver the apprenticeship training after recruitment, there are no recruitment costs.

How to take forward:



Last Updated: May 2019