Employers In this section Apprenticeships Training for employers Business Development Unit Professional training brochures Employer case studies Higher Apprenticeships Higher Apprenticeships Introducing Higher Apprenticeships; a fantastic opportunity to attract a high calibre of staff to meet the needs of your business. Meet the unique needs of your business As higher apprentices learn at work, they are able to develop the knowledge and occupational competencies demanded by specific job roles. Grow your own talent Higher level skills are vital to business performance and economic growth - through higher apprenticeships you can fill your higher level skills gaps efficiently and effectively by tailoring the learning to your workplace. Increase your productivity Higher apprentices can keep your business up-to-date with the latest techniques and technology, increasing your productivity for the future. Develop existing staff You can develop existing staff as they work with your higher apprentice, through mentoring opportunities and more. Clear progress route There’s a clear, work-based pathway from craft to technical to professional and managerial skills, mapped out by the progression through intermediate, advanced and higher apprenticeships. Attract higher calibre staff Higher apprenticeships can attract higher calibre staff and help you develop a more motivated and committed workforce. Train the way your business works With a higher apprentice, you are training and developing them to adapt to the day-to-day running of your business needs.