Apprenticeships for Employers

Lifetime Training is the UK’s leading apprenticeship training provider, utilising over 20 years of experience to deliver true return on investment from your apprenticeship programme.

We’ve brought together a range of helpful advice and information about apprenticeships to keep you fully informed about every step of the process. Benefits of apprenticeships include upskilling your existing staff, attracting and nurture new talent, and increasing retention rates.

Whether you’re considering launching an apprenticeship programme, reviewing your current provision, or simply want more from your apprenticeship levy, we can help.

Key apprenticeship services for employers

Lifetime Training will work with you to create a bespoke training programme to meet your unique requirements. Our relationship is a partnership, and we’ll help to align the programme closely with your business aims and integrate any existing training.

We’re an extension of your team, and will support every aspect including initial strategy, levy management, learner transfer and launch, apprenticeship recruitment, and training.

Development and launch

Whether launching a new programme or transferring learners from another provider, our dedicated launch team will handle every step.

Expert Insight

24/7 access to our bespoke monitoring and reporting tools to track learner starts, help improve retention rates, and increase return on investment.

Apprenticeship Recruitment

We’re UK number one for apprenticeship recruitment in our sectors. Use our free recruitment service to build your expert team.

Extra Value

Take advantage of a full Quality and Compliance Team, expert levy advisors, a Marketing and Communications team, plus a dedicated Account Manager.

Apprenticeship provider testimonials

We go the extra mile to help your business to generate a true return on investment, growing and developing your business through an apprenticeship programme. Find out how we've helped our clients to grow and develop their apprenticeship programmes.

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We believe people make IKEA unique and the possibility for people to grow, both as individuals and in their professional roles, is important to us. Through working with Apprenticeships our apprentices have increased in confidence, taken responsibility for their own development, stepped out of their comfort zones and are embracing a growth mindset. Collaborating and co-creating with Lifetime has been key in building a relevant and meaningful apprenticeship programme.

Deb Wood IKEA Leadership & Competence Leader
Paul Capper

I am delighted with our apprenticeship partnership with Lifetime Training and what it’s done for Mitchells & Butlers. By investing into a tailored and comprehensive approach to apprenticeship learning and development, we have enabled the business to thrive and dramatically reduce turnover in that specific population; which we are confident will have a sustainable effect across the business over time. Not only that, but we have managed to gain a brand new pipeline of young talent that will become the lifeblood of the business.

Paul Capper M&B Vocational Learning Manager
Martsons' manager

Apprentices are better because they learn how to do their job really well, and our businesses are better because our apprentices are bringing new ideas and great ways of working into their workplaces! We couldn’t do it without our great partnership with Lifetime Training who provide the expertise to train our apprentices to be the best they can be.

Jo Bradford Marston's Group Apprenticeship Manager
greene king manager

Apprenticeships help to reduce team turnover, increase employee engagement and provide us with the opportunity to grow our own talent by investing in our people and supporting their ambitions. Apprenticeships should be considered as a real option as they provide valuable skills to help build a career in hospitality

Graham Briggs Greene King Head of Apprenticeships
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Apprenticeships help the company build the skills and experience of our team members, which in turn ensures we can find our future managers and leaders from within. They encourage our team members to think of their position not as a job but as a genuine opportunity for a career in hospitality. Apprenticeships also demonstrate to our employees that we believe in them and that we want to invest in their future.

Janet Hulme Village Hotels HR Director
Claire's accessories employer

Promises are kept to. There’s trust in our relationship. It’s professional, yet flexible. I really feel like Claire’s is Lifetime's only contract. I know it’s not but the service we receive is second to none and I truly feel like we’re getting value for money

Ed Smith Claire's Accessories HR Manager
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It's been great working with Lifetime Training to offer the Level 5 Care Leadership and Management apprenticeship to Portsmouth City Council staff in Adult Social Care. Our apprentices find the Lifetime team supportive, friendly and approachable making it a positive experience for all involved.

Kate Brad Apprenticeship Officer, Portsmouth City Council
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The difference between Lifetime and other training providers is that they are very good at being able to tailor specifically to our needs. They have worked with us to understand our values, to understand our proposition, to know our products and services and build that into all of our training programmes.

Nick Green Healthy Start Programmes, Nuffield Health
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The Aldi apprenticeship programme delivered in partnership with Lifetime has added great value to Aldi as an employer. I first-hand have seen the significantly positive impact it has had to our business and stores. Over the past 3 years, I have overseen 14 apprentices that have flourished into competent, qualified and extremely driven managers. We’ve had managers graduate to both Deputy and Assistant Manager, so with up to 40 stores being built in Bathgate region alone over the next years, this programme has provided us with our leaders of tomorrow.

Adam Lynn Store Operations, ALDI
Hilton manager

The partnership with Lifetime Training, one of the UK’s top training providers, has created a bespoke programme that offers individuals on the job training from professionally qualified experts, on site mentors, development workshops and master classes.

Ben Bengougham Hilton Human Resources Vice President

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