People still think that the process is complicated and requires a lot of investment both in time and money. The Skills Funding Agency (or other approved provider) can take a lot of the burden from employers and provide support both in terms of legislation and training responsibilities.
The system is being reformed in 2017 but at present the 240 guided learning hours is fully funded by the government for 16-18 years old and the chosen training provider manages this funding directly ( source CIPD).
So if you need an apprentice you will need to:
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