Treat yourself to an apprentice
By treating yourself to an apprentice, you are investing in the future of your business.
Apprenticeships provide skilled workers for tomorrow and an apprentice program can be implemented into most businesses with little disruption to operations.
We've listed the top 5 reasons, why you should treat yourself to an apprentice:
1. Increase employee retention
Apprenticeships are a tried and tested way to recruit new staff into your business. By investing in apprenticeships you are developing a pipeline of skilled employees. Apprenticeships tend to build a bond of loyalty between the apprentice and your business, improving staff retention.
2. Provide skilled workers for the future
Apprenticeships deliver skills to specific to your business needs and help secure the future for your business by ensuring you have the right skills available to meet future demands. Apprentices also help you keep pace with the latest technology and work practices in your industry.
3. Increase productivity in your workplace
Apprentices bring new skills and new ways of thinking to your businesses. Apprentices can make you re-think existing work practices which often brings unexpected improvements in productivity.
4. Increase workforce satisfaction and motivation levels
Apprentices are motivated, enthusiastic, committed and keen to learn. Employers and supervisors of apprentices often gain a great deal of satisfaction through sharing their skills and knowledge with apprentices. It can be extremely rewarding for employers to help an apprentice grow and learn throughout their apprenticeship.
5. Contribute to the sustainability of your community
Apprenticeships provide young people with a rewarding career as well as the opportunity to stay in their home town. Apprenticeships provide skilled trades people that are essential for day to day living in our communities.
For more information, please contact Golden West Apprenticeships at www.goldenwest.org.au