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Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes that are an
excellent way of bringing new talent into the profession as well as
developing the skills of existing members of staff. They allow
apprentices to combine employment and training - earning whilst
learning. Apprentices develop technical knowledge, through the
study of a professional qualification, learn key employment skills
and demonstrate their competence in the world of work.
Apprenticeships are available in over 170 different sectors,
including insurance and financial planning.
A cost-effective way of addressing skills gaps, as they attract
funding. The level of funding received depends upon the type of
apprenticeship and where you are based in the UK.
There are now more vocational opportunities including
apprenticeships. These are now rightly being seen as an alternative
route to a degree.
Recommended training providers that hold CII Accredited Provider
status that can deliver apprenticeship programmes in your place of
Significant changes to apprenticeship funding have now taken
effect, with all firms in the UK subject to a compulsory
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