Where next? Changing attitudes towards apprenticeships

Where next? Changing attitudes towards apprenticeships

The new Minister for Apprenticeships and Skills recently said that he wanted apprenticeships to be seen ‘as prestigious as going to Oxbridge’. Interserve’s research into the attitudes of young people, parents and employers towards apprenticeships shows that we are a long way from making this a reality. As students pick up their exam results in the next two weeks and think about what to do next, it is unlikely many will have looked into what an apprenticeship has to offer….

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Further reading…

Apprenticeship levy – The apprenticeship levy, introduced by the UK government, comes into force in April 2017. Over the next year, Interserve will bring you the latest information on the issue via a series of blog posts. Read our first post, Introducing the apprenticeship levy, here.

Are apprenticeships the path to success? – This report takes a detailed look at attitudes towards apprenticeships. It provides a timely snapshot of attitudes and perceptions amongst young people, parents and employers.

Early careers – Our wide range of apprenticeships reflects the diversity of our business. Interserve apprentices could find themselves working on a multi-million pound construction or facilities management project, making a real difference from day one.

Interserve Learning & Employment – Our aim is to redefine the future of people and places by delivering education and work-based learning that will support economic growth.

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