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Need to know Apprenticeship facts for employers.

With apprentice positions on the rise and employers finding spikes in productivity through apprenticeship schemes, it could be time your business considered a programme of its own.

Apprenticeships are proven to offer employers the ideal solution to securing the necessary skills, knowledge and experience within their business to ensure sustainable growth for the future.

The average Apprenticeship increases business productivity, with these gains including increased profits, lower prices, and better products. Furthermore, apprenticeships could help to bring new ideas into your company, improve your bottom line, fill your skills gap, and potentially enhance the reputation of your business, both within the local community and your industry.

Don’t take it from us, however. Here are official Government Apprenticeship facts and stats for employers, from 21 February 2017.

  • Almost 9 out of every 10 apprenticeship employers hoping to achieve business benefits tell us that apprenticeships deliver – including 75% reporting that it has helped their business improve the quality of their product or service
  • 77% of apprentices stay with the same employer
  • More than 2,600 employers are involved in designing the new apprenticeships standards
  • 72% of businesses report improved productivity as a result of employing an apprentice
  • Businesses that offer apprenticeships view them as beneficial to their long-term development. According to the British Chambers of Commerce, most employ an apprentice to improve the skills base within their business.


If you’re interested in how TXM Academy could help your business design it’s own apprenticeship programme, or for advice or help on finding your next apprentice, call us on 01908 22 8680 or email


About TXM Academy:

TXM Academy is a registered training provider, providing apprenticeship programmes to support growth within the Engineering, Sales, Recruitment and Business Services sectors.

TXM Academy offers a wide range of flexible apprenticeship programmes within the Engineering sectors – these range from Composite Engineering, Machining and Inspection to Mechanical Engineering, Electrical & Electronic Engineering and Engineering Maintenance.

Apprenticeships offer a flexible training programme to work from, which can be tailored to any specific business requirement.

So how can you find employees that are affordable, hardworking, and motivated? The answer: apprenticeship schemes!

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