An employer and his three apprentices

Apprenticeships have changed. 

Did you know an apprentice can improve business productivity by £11,000 per year?

Modern apprenticeships are now available across hundreds of job roles, at all levels, across all ages. 

Access new talent or upskill your existing employees with apprenticeships. Proven to increase productivity and employee loyalty, apprenticeships allow you to invest in training with little additional cost.

How we can help

Our specialist team offer free impartial apprenticeship advice to businesses of all sizes.  

We'll connect you with local and national training providers to make it easy for your to get all the apprenticeship support you need. We are here to ensure you have the right support and provision for your business.


Our skills service is free and exclusive to businesses based in the West of England and is only available for a limited time.

  • How to get started

    Chat to one of our skills advisers today about your apprenticeship questions. Call us on 0330 124 4446.

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  • The Skills West programme is a great service! Our adviser, Barry Tugwood, understood my requirements and goals to support members of staff. Through excellent communication, I was able to ultimately set realistic expectations of how the recommended solutions would impact the company."
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    Elizabeth Uriah-Abrahams
    HR Specialist