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Employ an apprentice

There are several steps to taking on an apprentice.

1. Choose the apprenticeship that is at a suitable level for your requirements.  CICM have apprenticeships at Level 2, Level 3 and Level 6.

2. Find a training organisation that offers apprenticeships for your industry – they’ll handle your apprentice’s training, qualification and assessment.  FWD Training have partnered with the CICM specifically for our apprenticeships.  Other training providers can be found here.

3. Check you’re eligible for a grant and apply.

4. Advertise your apprenticeship – your training organisation will do this for you through the find an apprenticeship service.

5. Select your apprentice and make an apprenticeship agreement with them.


For further advice on Apprenticeships E or T 01780 722 909.