Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships are designed around the needs of the employer and can help transform your business by offering a route to find fresh new talent. Apprentices work alongside experienced employees to gain on the job skills while receiving outside training from an approved college or training provider. You cover their wages and Welsh Government offers support with some of the training costs.

By recruiting an apprentice you can; reduce costs, create a pool of talent and a skilled workforce, expand your business and much more. All businesses in Wales of any size can benefit so register your interest now to find out more and recruit your Apprentices today.

Anyone in Wales over the age of 16 can apply for an apprenticeship and benefit from the opportunities offered. For more information about becoming an apprentice, visit careerswales.com and follow the apprenticeships link.

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Expression of interest form

Register your interest here and find out how your business could benefit.

Employing an apprentice

Apprenticeships provide the skilled workers that employers need for the future.

The benefits to business

Apprenticeships are designed around the needs of the employer and can help transform your business by offering a route to harness fresh new talent.

Employer success stories

Apprenticeships are having a positive impact on businesses and the wider economy throughout Wales.

Apprenticeship Levy

The Apprenticeship Levy is a UK-wide employment tax introduced by the UK Government that came into force on 6 April 2017.

Apprenticeships Skills Policy Plan

Aligning the Apprenticeship model to the needs of the Welsh Economy sets out Welsh Government's vision for addressing the needs of Welsh businesses and the wider economy.


EU funds in Wales

The Apprenticeship Programme is funded by the Welsh Government with support from the European Social Fund.

Programme Checklist EU funds in Wales
Delivery Area All Wales
European Social Fund
Status  Live
Supported by the European Social Fund? Yes
Programme Lead

Welsh Government