Recruit an apprentice

Grow your business with our robust apprenticeship recruitment service.

Think of us as your outsourced recruitment agency - we take the hassle out organising recruitment of apprenticeships
Think of us as your outsourced recruitment agency - we take the hassle out organising recruitment of apprenticeships
Our dedicated team can design bespoke recruitment plans and shortlisting support to suit your specific needs
Our dedicated team can design bespoke recruitment plans and shortlisting support to suit your specific needs
We can ensure your ad-hoc or ongoing vacancies are promoted and filled with the right candidates
We can ensure your ad-hoc or ongoing vacancies are promoted and filled with the right candidates

Connecting your business with apprentices

Our Total People Connect service is a fully supported, apprenticeship recruitment service that connects your business with a pool of talented apprentices.

We offer a free recruitment service that includes advertisement on the Total People and National Apprenticeships Service websites, as well as promotion via social media and other Total People marketing channels.

If you're looking to hire one or more apprentices into your business, Total People Connect can help. We provide apprenticeship training in over 30 disciplines and can help you find the ideal apprenticeship candidates.

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Connect Service

As part of our Connect service, your business can benefit from:

Continuity

we'll provide a trusted source of sustainable recruitment and access to a pool of current and future potential apprentices.

On-boarding

we'll fully support you with work-based learning solutions, partnering with you to provide qualifications for your apprentice.

Needs-based solutions

we'll match our knowledge of qualifications required in a range of sectors to your business needs.

National reach

we can advertise your vacancies across the UK on the National Apprenticeship Service website, and pre-screen candidates for you while adhering to national policies and guidelines.

Expertise

we can advise you on apprenticeship funding, levy options and the apprenticeship recruitment and training process.

Convenience

we'll provide you with a quick and free service to help grow your business.

Tailored advice

we'll carry out skills gap analysis and recommendations for your business.

Recruitment and Engagement Team

Total People has dedicated Recruitment and Engagement team driven by the sole aim of ensuring you can meet your apprenticeship recruitment needs.

Our Recruitment and Engagement Advisers provide a comprehensive recruitment service to employers that can include all or a combination of the following:

  • collating information to create a job description and vacancy advertisement, supporting you with market intelligence to maximise applications and ensure effective job-matching
  • creating a recruitment advertising strategy in collaboration with you that will include a range of activities, such as; posting the vacancy on the National Apprenticeship Service and Total People websites, working with Local Authorities and JCP to promote vacancies, promotion to local schools/colleges/sixth forms, using social media campaigns
  • receiving and filtering applications against agreed specifications and shortlisting applicants for interview
  • developing and delivering customised assessment days
  • support in planning interviews and the provision of post-interview feedback.

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.

Resources

Here you’ll find some resources to help guide you as an employer.