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Your Responsibilities as an Apprenticeship Host Company

If you’re looking for an apprentice, SEAC can provide top apprenticeships without your organisation getting bogged down in red tape and bureaucracy. As a company 'hosting' an apprentice(s) you will, however, have certain responsibilities.

You will, for example, need to:

  • Produce a apprenticeship job role detailing the work to be performed by the apprentice and a person specification - what are the skills, knowledge, qualifications and personal attributes that you are looking for?
  • Be in a position to host the apprentice for the duration of the full Apprenticeship
  • Provide an introduction into your workplace so that the apprentice knows what is expected of them and what they should expect of others
  • Provide the apprentice with work tasks and relevant on-the-job experience so that they can complete their training and gain their trade or vocational qualification
  • Provide a safe working environment for the apprentice and allow the assigned training provider to conduct a Health & Safety review of your premises before the apprentice starts. If the role requires Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), you will provide the apprentice with the correct attire at your cost
  • Provide a supportive environment for the apprentice and ensure they receive supervision, direction and control by a suitably qualified and experienced person
  • Confirm your compliance with all statutory requirements regarding adequate Public Liability insurance of not less than £5 million for any one claim
  • Allow the apprentice to attend any required formal off-the-job vocational training or any opportunities for on-the-job training in accordance with your apprentice's agreed Individual Learning Plan

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"Jules is a great support and always available for advice and support we are very lucky to have such a good working relationship she is always open to ideas and happy to work with me on supporting the apprentices when issues arise. Jules has a great knowledge of the apprenticeship scheme and is great at supporting and engaging the apprentices and always has their best interest at heart.Jules is very caring and empathetic and has regular review meetings with the apprentices.We have had some amazing results from being engaged with the SEAC Apprenticeship scheme which has resulted in apprentices being recruited in full-time admin posts."

Isabel Howitt, Business Support Coordinator, Bucks County Council, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire