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Southwark apprenticeship standard

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The Southwark apprenticeship standard is a new standard for quality apprenticeships in Southwark.

We’re committed to working with employers to make apprenticeships the best they can be. Whether you’re a sole trader taking on your first employee or a multinational rethinking talent recruitment, high quality apprenticeships are great opportunites to grow your workforce and meet the needs of your business.

The Southwark apprenticeship standard is based on ten years of experience delivering a highly successful scheme in partnership with some of our major contractors. The standard addresses four key areas that are central to the success of any apprenticeship:

  1. Secure employment, with a minimum contract of 12 months
  2. Payment of the London Living Wage
  3. Quality training provision
  4. Mentoring and support

To find out more about the standard, download our guide (pdf, 185kb).

Southwark apprenticeship standard: employers

We're working in partnership with local employers to promote quality apprenticeships, celebrate excellence and offer support that works for businesses. Some of our partners are already offering apprenticeships that meet the Southwark apprenticeship standard, others are working towards the standard.

To find out how we can help you create an apprenticeship, visit our employ an apprentice page.

Southwark apprenticeship standard: providers

The Southwark apprenticeship standard recognises the crucial role providers have in delivering successful apprenticeships. 

You can find information about all apprenticeship training providers below:

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If you have any questions regarding employing apprentices contact us using the details below.


020 7525 7335 

Page last updated: 24 May 2019