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Securing apprentice success

Guidance and best practice for providers

Increase your apprenticeship completion rates with tips for proactive planning and holistic support

securing apprentice success coverApprenticeship programmes offer incredible opportunities for people to build bright futures, while also fostering the next generation of talent to address skills shortages across multiple sectors.

However, despite their strong potential, apprenticeships are suffering from high non-completion rates – government figures have found that almost half (47 percent) of apprentices drop out during their programme.

To help you secure apprentice success from start to finish, in this guide we identify some of the key challenges that contribute to apprentice withdrawal at different stages of the journey, and share practical tips to help you and your teams overcome them.

The guide includes expert advice on:

  • How to develop a clear onboarding plan and learning structure for your apprentices
  • How to overcome common challenges on-programme and ensure your apprentices develop the knowledge, skills and behaviours to succeed
  • How to help your apprentices prepare for end-point assessment
  • Additional support resources to help you plan ahead at each stage of the apprenticeship journey

Download the guide