Apprenticeships & Employee Training

Why work with Insight?

Apprentices bring many benefits to your business, it allows you to grow your own, well-trained employees of the future. Which in turn can aid succession planning, attract new talent and re-skill existing staff.

We really know what sorts of candidates you are looking for as we have successfully placed apprentices all over the UK for all business support roles in General Practice including;

  • Reception
  • Reception Team Leaders
  • Medical Business Administrators
  • Data Analyst
  • Operations Managers
  • Health Care Support Workers

Our recruitment process could not be simpler as you know finding the right candidate is key to the success of your apprentice.

  1. We work with you, to understand the roll, define the job description, progression opportunities and salary
  2. We help you search for your ideal local apprentice; we work with a training provider who will access existing talent pools for your position, and we also are able to reach thousands of prospective candidate on the Governments National Apprenticeship Service Website.
  3. We screen candidates to make sure they are suitable for your role. We look for skills and qualities you are looking for. We then manage invitations to interviews as well as the onboarding process.

The apprenticeship qualifications are delivered by our training provider will full support and guidance from us- we are with you every step of the way!

Why consider employing an apprentice?

Apprentices bring many benefits to your business – an extra pair of hands, help to reduce staff turnover and allow you to grow your own, well trained, employees of the future. More than 100,000 employers in over 160,000 workplaces currently use apprenticeships to attract new talent, re-skill existing staff and tackle skill shortages.

Facts you need to know:

  • Apprentices can be either new or existing members of staff (there is now no upper age limit)
  • Apprentices need to work 30 hours a week or more
  • Apprentices must be paid at least the National Apprenticeship wage
  • The employer is responsible for on the job training

Qualifications available:

There are several business support qualifications available that would suit any of your business support roles. Please see below. If you are not sure, then we will help you choose which will be the most beneficial to the apprentice and the business. Downloadable specifications below ↓

What happens next?

All you have to do is complete a 'job template', you can then sit back and we advertise for you looking for will send you over suitable candidates (once we have completed a full screening process). We will arrange/confirm the interviews and make appropriate offers/rejections. This full screening process is free of charge (subject to relevant conditions).

Facts you need to know:

  • Apprentice can be with either new or existing members of staff (there is now no upper age limit)
  • Apprentices need to work 30 hours a week or more
  • 20% of the apprentices working week needs to be allocated for off the job training

Qualification funding

If your apprentice is aged 16-18 years old, then they will be entitled to 100% qualification funding.

If you apprentice is aged 19+ years old, then the employer must contribute 5% of the qualification funding (co-investment). Please see the table below.


Government Incentives

All employers employing an apprentice aged 16-18 years of age will receive a £1000 government incentive – this is only will be paid once the apprentice reaches 90 days and 365 day milestones. For further information please follow the link Incentive payments for hiring a new apprentice - GOV.UK (

If you would like further information please contact Julie – or call 01527 557407.

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