Apprenticeships offer hands-on, role-relevant training, with a faster route to a qualification than a traditional degree. Most programmes are around a year long, which means young apprentices can complete numerous apprenticeships (and progress their career) in the average time it would take to complete a degree. Here are some key benefits for young apprentices:
At Lifetime, we work with businesses to develop apprenticeship programmes that challenge Gen Z, harness their innovative ideas and develop skills right away. We also work with our partners to recruit apprentices, creating an invaluable pipeline of young talent for businesses.
Leading hospitality employer Mitchells and Butlers partnered with Lifetime to drive its new ambition for recruiting 16-18 year olds. But without ever actively recruiting this age group before, it meant a company-wide culture shift needed to happen to bust some myths around hiring young people. Now, young apprentices are an essential part of M&B’s overarching training strategy. Find out how we worked together to develop an award-winning recruitment strategy.