Taking on an
BALI is committed to supporting the landscape industry in addressing the skills gaps and shortages.
To this end we have produced a brief report to support employers who are considering taking on a landscape apprentice to show the options that are available.
What is an apprenticeship?
It’s a work - based training programme that combines on the job training with a nationally recognised qualification. A landscape apprentice needs to be aged 16 or over and can be a new or current employee who is living in the UK and not in full time education.
Employing an apprentice can bring many benefits to your business:
It can be a cost-effective way of recruiting and training a new member of staff
They can be trained specifically to fill skills gaps in your business
You gain an employee that is loyal and committed to your business
The apprenticeship lasts between a minimum of 12 months to 24 months depending on the level.
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