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.

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The hassle free way to develop your team

Growing your team is becoming increasingly important as the economy recovers and the demand for skills increase. Don’t get caught out, now is a great time to invest in your team to ensure you retain and grow the skill set within your organisation.

Stay competitive and grow your business by utilising funded Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships are delivered at all levels including degree equivalent qualifications and are a great way to improve productivity and develop your existing teams.

Apprenticeships Suffolk Business Service is on hand to guide you through the simple three-step process. We’re here to help you develop your staff and improve business performance through people.

The three simple steps are:

  1. We’ll do an in-depth analysis of your organisation’s skills requirements to identify any development opportunities
  2. Once development opportunities have been identified our team will recommend the best Apprenticeship programme(s) and training provider
  3. After you have selected a training provider and qualification, our team will assist you throughout the process and continue to monitor progress once your staff member(s) has started their Apprenticeship qualification.

There has never been a better time to employ an apprentice. For more information please call us on 01473 694829, or send an email using the form below.

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