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Great reasons to employ an Apprentice

Up to £7,500 grant available

NWSA will manage your grant claims and get you the maximum entitlement.

Increase Profitability

The average apprenticeship completer increases business productivity by £214 per week.

Add quality staff

96% of apprentice employers say they are beneficial to their business.

Develop new staff

82% of employers take on apprentices to build the skills capacity within their businesses.


Apprentices are always very keen to get stuck in, and can provide renewed motivation for your staff!

Greater loyalty

Apprentices very often work long-term with their new employer who gave them their first chance in employment.

Increase productivity

76% of employers said apprenticeships provide higher overall productivity

Be more competitive

77% of employers believe apprenticeships make them more competitive
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“Course was enjoyable and informative and delivered and explained well with good opportunities to ask questions on products. There were also areas set up to skill up on the boarding and finishing techniques.”
Fastwall Plastering
“The course was very informative, practical and the staff at North West Skills Academy are highly skilled in EWI. The Greinplast GB EWI system is very practical to use and offers excellent value for money. Can’t fault you guys.”
BLD Consrtuction (Facades) LTD
“Both Tutors were very helpful and thorough sharing a lot of knowledge about EWI”
Tameside Plastering
“The guys at North West Skills Academy are highly skilled in External Wall Insulation. The training received was top class, just what the industry needs!”
Spillard Construction
“Very welcoming guys learn a lot every day it’s surprising. Was a good day.”
C.P.S. Plastering LTD
“Brillant system brillant course all round brillant assesors”
E.H. Plastering
“Definitely recommended, had lots of fun and learned a new skill what more can you ask for.”
PG Multitrade
Featured Employer Story

Featured Employer Case Study: Seddon Construction Services

“NW Skills have been an integral part of Seddon training delivery for the last 2 years. They have supported Seddon and our supply chain to deliver apprenticeships in a safe and friendly environment. Our apprenticeship learners have gained valuable skills, delivered by qualified, accomplished and knowledgeable tutors. We wish NW Skills the best for the future and look forward to continuing our excellent relationship.”

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