Information for Employers

Apprenticeships bring valuable competences into your business, creating a motivated, highly-skilled and qualified team. With the government’s support, apprenticeships offer a cost-effective route to training the next generation of construction specialists.

Benefits of hiring an apprentice

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Increases employee satisfaction

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Reduces staff turnover

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Reduces recruitment costs

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Supports the next generation of housebuilders

Built around the industry’s needs

NHBC’s apprenticeships are recognised as a fantastic pathway into the construction industry and the perfect way to help young people develop a rewarding career in house building, with the right training and qualifications for them to succeed and add real value to your business. All NHBC’s apprenticeship training is developed in partnership with the building industry, taught by a team with decades of real-world experience.

Find out more about how our apprenticeships work

Partner with NHBC

Once you’ve identified the business need and resources to employ an apprentice, it’s time to speak to NHBC as your preferred provider. We work with you to find the right candidates, courses and run through all the details to make sure you know exactly what to expect, your responsibilities and the benefits on offer. You may already have a candidate in mind or may be looking for some help in finding the right person - either way, we can help.

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Expert knowledge

NHBC supported apprentices benefit from the knowledge and experience of the NHBC who have successfully supported the home-building sector for over 25 years.

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Real-world experience

All NHBC’s apprenticeship training is developed in partnership with the building industry, taught by a team with decades of real-world experience.

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Grants available

CITB registered employers can apply for grants for each apprentice's attendance and achievement throughout their course.

Apprenticeship funding for employers

Apprenticeship courses

Start your career in construction today with an apprenticeship in Bricklaying or Construction Site Supervision.

Questions and answers for employers

Apprenticeship resources

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Apprenticeships Handbook

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Bricklaying apprenticeship factsheet

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CSS apprenticeship factsheet

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Safeguarding and prevent guide


Ready to enrol your employee on an apprenticeship?

Complete our application form and a member of our apprenticeships team will be in touch.

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