Thursday, 6 March 2014

Firebrand pledges to place 200 IT Apprentices in UK businesses


Hire young, eager and passionate talent into your business, while they gain 5 full weeks of Government-funded Firebrand training.

It’s National Apprenticeships Week 2014, to celebrate, Firebrand has pledged to place 200 IT Apprentices in UK businesses this year. To be part of this initiative, and gain all of the benefits below, pledge to hire an IT Apprentice in 2014.

Why hire an IT apprentice?

Our government-backed apprenticeships are officially approved by Microsoft, and provide:
  • Free Firebrand training and certification; including Microsoft, Cisco, CompTIA and HP qualifications - worth at least £10,000
  • You up to a 75% reduction in your employment costs
  • The potential for you to receive a £1,500 Government grant per apprentice, for up to 10 apprentices
  • The minimum apprentice wage is £2.68 an hour.

How to hire an IT Apprentice in 2014

We've screened and interviewed 1000s of 16-24 year-olds, ready to start their career in IT. You can find out more about how we help via the website.

Don't just tale our word for it, watch this video from the National Apprenticeship Service where employers share their experience of hiring an apprentice. Or you can check out some of our success stories so far.

So you can just choose your ideal apprentice from the shortlist. Make your pledge before the end of National Apprenticeships Week, and bring fresh talent into your business now.