Apprenticeships and Skills

Employing an apprentice

There are some real benefits to employing an apprentice; filling a resource gap, developing skilled staff, motivating your workforce and also making your organisation more productive and competitive.

There are many high-quality apprenticeships to take advantage of that give individuals the skills and experience they need for a successful career.

The Council are actively involved in the Apprenticeships East Sussex group who deliver the Skills East Sussex plan.  If you are interested in finding out more about taking on an apprentice visit the Skills East Sussex .

Open Doors

A workplace based project run by East Sussex County Council and supported by Skills East Sussex.  School pupils are given the unique opportunity to visit workplaces and hear from employers about the range of jobs available and career paths.

If you are interested in helping to shape young minds and take part in the Open Doors programme visit the Skills East Sussex.

Industry champion

The Industry Champion badge is awarded by East Sussex County Council and is recognised by all schools in East Sussex, highlighting the careers support offered by business to local young people in the County. The badge can be achieved through a number of ways e.g. attending a careers fair, mock interviews, work experience, apprenticeships. To find out more contact East Sussex County Council. 

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