How much do you know about apprenticeships? Quiz

Boost your knowledge of apprenticeships and understand the significance an apprentice could have for your firm.

Simply hover over the cards below to find your answers. True or false…

Apprentices help develop and improve future skills in the business


86% of employers have developed or improved future skills in the business because of hiring apprentices, according to the March 2020, Apprenticeships Evaluation 2018-19: Employers research report by IFF

Employers have seen improvements in the services offered through the support of apprentices


In fact, 74% of employers have seen improvements in the goods and services offered through the support of apprentices, according to

Apprentices have helped employers improve productivity by nearly 80%


According to 78% of employers have said that apprentices helped them improve productivity

There are no age limits to be an apprentice


Anyone over 16 can benefit from being an apprentice. They are accessible to those living in England from all backgrounds


Existing employees can’t sign up to do an apprenticeship


Businesses can use the apprenticeship levy to upskill and retrain existing employees to help fill skill gaps and boost employee motivation

8 out of 10 employers would recommend apprenticeships


83% of employers would recommend apprenticeships to others according to the March 2020, Apprenticeships Evaluation 2018-19: Employers research report by IFF

20% of an apprentices working hours are spent on training


This is known as off-the-job training, where the apprentice learns outside of his or her day-to-day work duties. This gives the apprentice time to focus and develop the skills required to carry out their role

£330m of the apprenticeship levy funding went unspent last year


HR and L&D professionals could be missing out on the chance to retrain and upskill their staff.

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