Become an Apprentice

Deciding on your next step can lead to difficult choices. Will you go to College and gain a qualification? Find a job and earn a wage? Or undertake some work experience and gain valuable industry knowledge?

At Northbrook College, we think the choice can be simple - why choose one option when you can choose all three! Undertake an Apprenticeship with Northbrook College and you can study and earn a wage whilst receiving on the job training with your employer! To find out more about Apprenticeships check out the links below!

Employ an Apprentice

Filling a skills gap within your business can be a time consuming and expensive process. After countless applications, interviews and selections, you may find that you still haven't found the perfect match your business needs.

Why not employ an Apprentice instead? Apprentices study at College one day a week (for free), and train with you the remainder - quickly growing into the exact role you need filled without the costly recruitment process. Learn more by following the 'Employers' link below!

Ask Angela about Becoming an Apprentice

Ask Angela

  • Phone 01903 273 375 or email

  • Or drop in to our apprenticeships surgery, Wednesdays 15:00-16:30 at Northbrook's Broadwater Road site in Worthing - no appointment needed

Find out more about becoming an apprentice >

Recruiting an Apprentice

Find out more about recruiting an apprentice >

Employer National Insurance Contributions for Apprentices Aged Under 25 Years Have Been Abolished

Employer National Insurance Contributions

  • It is now better value for employers to take on young apprentices
  • Employers look to save around £1,000 a year when employing an apprentice earning £16,000
  • Apprenticeships give young people the chance to learn while earning

Employers of young apprentices are set to save thousands of pounds after the government abolished employer National Insurance contributions for apprentices under 25 years of age.

The change, which came into effect on 6 April 2016, will make hiring an apprentice even better value for employers across the country.

This exemption will apply to both existing employers with apprentices and those taking on a new apprentice.

Skills Minister Nick Boles said:

"We’re making it even better value for businesses to take on a young apprentice. Businesses will no longer need to pay National Insurance contributions for apprentices under 25.

Apprenticeships make sense for young people and for business. If you’re an employer not already reaping the benefits, now is the time to act ."

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Are you interested in becoming part of our success story? Visit our Partners page and complete an Expression of Interest form.

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