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Why Us?

At Shared Apprenticeships, we are a specialist apprentice employer experienced at supporting and mentoring apprentices (typically aged 16 – 25 years). Our apprentices learn at college and gain vital workplace experience on industry placement(s) within the Construction industry and wider Built Environment.

Why work for Shared Apprenticeships?

  • We are a specialist apprentice employer and committed to completions.
  • We provide PPE, health & safety training, insurance, reliable pay, expenses .. and more.
  • We recognise success – e.g., awarding Apprentice of the Month.

Which entry-level apprenticeships do we offer?

We can employ and support apprentices for any role in the Construction industry and the wider Built Environment where local training provision is available. Read about our core offer here.

How do we support our apprentices?

  • Our apprentices stay local, have shorter travel times and most continue to live at home.
  • We provide academic supervision to oversee progress, aiming for completion with us.
  • Each of our apprentices has a dedicated Mentor for ongoing support and guidance.
  • Our team have Enhanced DBS, Prevent training, Safeguarding and Mental Health First Aid qualifications.
  • We employ a Designated Safeguarding Lead and a level 6 qualified Careers Advisor.
  • Everyone has access to our Employee Assistance Program including 24/7 counselling.

How do we help the environment?

  • We aim to minimise travel pollution by:
    • Keeping our apprentices local and working on construction sites as near as possible to their hometown.
    • Ensuring that many of our apprentices have the option to study their course on block release or in the workplace.
    • Funding a saver Railcard for those apprentices able / wanting to travel by train instead of driving.
  • Most of the Apprenticeship Standards we use incorporate sustainability and environmental considerations. Read more here.

Where do our apprentices study?

  • We have access to a wide range of colleges and specialist training providers.
  • When a class is full, we can generally source training provision elsewhere.
  • We regularly source flexible start dates during the year.

What happens next?

  • We provide our apprentices with the opportunity to complete their apprenticeship.
  • Some will get a professional qualification whilst with us, and letters after their name.
  • Many will go on to a degree apprenticeship or Trainee Programme with a main contractor.
  • And we actively seek to progress all onto full-time employment in the industry.

Find our more here.