Transform your Workforce with Apprenticeships

As an employer, your most valuable asset is a highly motivated and well-trained workforce. 


Understand your individual business needs, plans and direction


Help you invest in the right training and development for existing and new staff


Access funding and support to maximize the return on your investment

Apprenticeships for new and existing employers 

We are an established apprenticeship and work-based training provider with the expertise and tools to support employers of all shapes and sizes. 

We offer apprenticeships to cover a wide range of sectors and job roles – you’re sure to find suitable training to both recruit new talent and upskill your existing team members.  

Our services can help you invest in the right training and development for existing and new staff, creating a highly motivated and well-trained workforce. 

What are the benefits of apprenticeships for employers?

  • Build key skills and bridge the skills gap in your business 
  • Support career progression and improve staff retention 
  • Create future leaders for your business 
  • Future proof your business with up to date training 
  • Improve productivity across your organisation 
  • Train new talent in skills unique to your business 
  • Improve your reputation with employees and customers 
  • Reduce financial burden of recruitment and training with government funding incentives 


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"We have an ageing demographic across the country and if we don’t invest in our workforce now, we’re going to have skills gap in the next five to 10 years, especially in engineering."

Gary Holden, Apprenticeship Manager for Sodexo Pharma


Key Facts for Employers

Apprentices must spend at least 20% of their working hours on training and development
Apprentices are entitled to the same benefits your other employees receive in their employment contracts
If you pay less than £3M in wages every year, you will be eligible for 95%-100% funding for the apprenticeship training costs
Apprentices must work 30 - 40 hours per week*
*If your apprentice works less than 30 hours per week, the duration of their apprenticeship must be extended appropriately.

Supporting employers with every aspect of apprenticeships

Click on a service area below to see how we can support you.

Levy Experts

Make the Levy work for you – see how we can help Levy-paying employers.

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SME Solutions

We champion SMEs and can support you in a variety of ways.

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Apprenticeship Funding

Your go-to guide to explain how apprenticeship funding works.

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Apprenticeships Explained

Everything you need to know about apprenticeships.

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Upskill your Existing Staff

Train your existing employees with us.

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Recruit an Apprentice

A dedicated service that helps you find the right fit for your business.

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Our Apprenticeship Qualifications

See all the apprenticeship standards we provide.

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Short Courses for Business

We can deliver short online courses for your staff in several areas.

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We work in partnership with a wide range of employers to embed apprenticeships into their workplace…

LTE Group

Total People is part of the LTE Group, the UK’s largest social enterprise dedicated to education, training and skills with over 4,000 colleagues serving 100,000 learners each year.

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Total People are committed to safeguarding and promotes the welfare of all learners and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Total People have a range of policies and procedures in relation to safeguarding which covers the 6 Rs; Recruit, Recognise, Record, Reporting, Respond and Review.

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Case Studies

We work with businesses of all shapes and sizes, helping them to make the most of apprenticeships and work-based learning.

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Whether you’d like to know more about a specific apprenticeship or ask a question, we’re here to help.


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