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HaMuch is supporting UK trade apprentices

HaMuch is helping UK trade apprentices by enabling then to request apprenticeship opportunities directly from local trade businesses.

How apprentices can request an apprenticeship

Above enter the trade you want to find an apprenticeship for and your postcode.
Interested trade businesses respond and then you can get started (eg organise funding etc) using the links to the government Apprentice guides below.

How trade businesses can find apprentices and get funding

The government provides lots of support to businesses who wish to take on apprentices including paying up to for 95% of training costs and advertising your apprenticeship positions.

See links below.

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Government Apprenticeship Guide

What it’s like being an apprentice – opportunities, benefits and how far an apprenticeship can take you in the future.

Apprenticeship Funding

How funding for apprenticeships works from May 2017.

Construction Apprenticeship

Types of apprenticeship in the construction sector.

Become an Apprentice

Apprenticeships combine practical training in a job with study.

As an apprentice you’ll:

  • Work alongside experienced staff
  • Gain job-specific skills
  • Earn a wage and get holiday pay
  • Get time for study related to your role (usually one day a week)

Apprenticeships take 1 to 5 years to complete depending on their level.

Employ an Apprentice

Apprentices are aged 16 or over and combine working with studying to gain skills and knowledge in a specific job.

Apprentices can be new or current employees.

You can get government funding to cover some of the cost of training and assessing an apprentice if you’re in England.

You must pay the apprentice at least the minimum wage.
Your apprentice must:

  • work with experienced staff
  • learn job-specific skills
  • study during their working week (for example, at a college or training organisation)