Why apprenticeships in science really do work

The Trinity Centre

  • Date 12 Apr 2016
  • Address The Trinity Centre 24 Milton Road Cambridge CB4 0FN

so why are science based companies not recruiting?

  • “It is too complicated to recruit and train an apprentice”
  • “There is not an apprenticeship for laboratory based science”
  • “Apprentices will make too many mistakes”

These are just a few of the common misconceptions employers in science based companies list as reasons for not taking on apprentices. However, the reality couldn’t be further from the truth. Employing an apprentice is a simple process – funded by the government and supported through a flexible framework that caters for the needs of laboratory based trainees.

Apprenticeships in science can benefit your company by supporting business growth, creating a ‘talent pipeline’ and increasing company productivity. With the right training and laboratory competence, a well trained apprentice is not a risk but a significant advantage.

CSR Group is an experienced apprenticeship training provider and we can guide you through the process of selecting, supporting and financing an apprentice, step by step. To find out more information, get in touch on the details below.

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