Employ an Apprentice

100,000 employers can’t be wrong!

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Get in touch! Discover how Darlington College can help your organisation meet its goals. Contact the Business Development Team on 01325 503210 or email business@darlington.ac.uk telling us your company name, contact telephone number and address details.

“Our Apprentices bring a great deal of enthusiasm to the job.”

– Sherwoods Group

More than 100,000 employers at 200,000 locations across England have discovered the advantages a well-trained Apprentice can bring to their business. In fact, a staggering 96% of businesses say their organisation has benefitted from Apprenticeships through increased productivity and reduced cost. And with government funding available, there’s never been a better time to take on an Apprentice and help your business grow for the future.

Our Business Development Team will work with you and the National Apprenticeship Service to create the vacancy and assist you with recruitment. Each Apprentice and employer is assigned a dedicated adviser from Darlington College who will tailor Apprenticeships to your organisation and ensure they meet your individual needs.


How to recruit an apprentice

The Business Development team will guide and help you through every step of the way when taking on an apprentice by supplying the following service:


  • Sales Advisors to complete a free Organisational Needs Analysis in order to ensure your needs are met.
  • Advertising and promotion of your vacancy
  • Recruitment services in order to hire the correct apprentice for you
  • Assessments and qualification training provided for your apprentice
  • Personal Assessor contracted to each apprentice throughout the duration

Please make an enquiry to our Business Development Team if you wish to take on an apprentice, a member of the team will then contact you in order to arrange a meeting with you in order to discuss this further.  Our details can be found at the top of this page.

NOTE: Statistics from National Apprenticeship Service.

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