THIS SERVICE IS CLOSED

Suffolk County Council and The Consultancy Home Counties (TCHC) have reached the joint decision to bring to a close the current pilot for the Apprenticeship Suffolk Business Service. ASBS has successfully worked with over 4,000 employers and generated in excess of 500 new Apprenticeship vacancies, but our evaluation has shown that the pilot model as it is currently operating cannot overcome other barriers within the Apprenticeship system, and therefore a different approach is needed going forward. Suffolk County Council, TCHC and their sub-contracting partner, The Suffolk Chamber of Commerce, will work closely together over the next three months to ensure businesses currently engaged through this contract are given appropriate support. Suffolk County Council will look to develop a new approach to supporting the apprenticeship agenda in Suffolk going forward.

For further information about Apprenticeships visit www.apprenticeships.org.uk.

About us

Apprenticeships Suffolk Business Service provides impartial advice on recruiting and maximising Apprenticeships within your organisation. This service forms part of the wider Apprenticeships Suffolk offer and is delivered in partnership with TCHC and Suffolk Chamber of Commerce on behalf of Suffolk County Council.

We provide:

  • Free and impartial advice to help you meet your recruitment and business development needs through Apprenticeships
  • Support to identify Apprenticeship opportunities within your business
  • Support to match your Apprenticeship requirements with a suitable training provider within the Suffolk Apprenticeship Network
  • Access to Apprenticeship grant funding
  • Monitoring and ongoing support to ensure an effective relationship between your business, the training provider and your apprentice.

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