Why become an Apprentice? As a young person considering their career options, there are a number of potential routes that you can take; from staying on at college or university, to moving straight into an employed role in a sector or industry that you are interested in. Apprenticeships combine the best of both worlds – giving you the chance to gain first-hand, practical experience in an employed role whilst also gaining the essential knowledge, skills and qualifications required to build a successful career in that specific industry.
In January 2019, the government launched a new campaign called ‘Fire it Up!’ to promote apprenticeships to young people, their parents and to businesses who could really benefit from taking on apprenticeships to help develop their business and workforce. The campaign pulled together some incredibly interesting statistics from research carried out over the last 5 years into the effectiveness and success rates of apprenticeships in the UK – here are just a few of the interesting statistics that were highlighted:
**To view the reports and surveys that provide the statistics above, please click on the individual images for more information.
The handful of statistics displayed above clearly demonstrate the value of Apprenticeships for both employers and young people in the UK today, so if you are wondering “Why become an Apprentice?”, why not visit the Government’s dedicated ‘Fire it Up!’ campaign launch page today? Here at TEEG Digital we’re also more than happy to answer your questions on Apprenticeships, so feel free to get in touch if you’d like to learn more!