What is Apprentice Town?
Apprentice Town is a partnership that seeks to develop Chesterfield as a leading apprenticeship destination. Chesterfield is a town where young people, parents and businesses think apprenticeship first.
We want to grow individual’s careers and futures alongside successful businesses and a growing local economy.
Apprentice Town aims to increase the number, levels and quality of apprenticeships available by raising awareness of apprenticeship opportunities in Chesterfield including traineeships, higher level apprenticeships and align these with opportunities emerging in the local economy.
With investment in Chesterfield buoyant and unemployment low, more and more businesses in the town are taking on apprentices as a positive way of addressing their workforce needs. Benefits include:
- Solving recruitment challenges and growing your business;
- Increasing productivity;
- A tried and tested way to recruit new staff, re-train or upskill existing staff;
- Flexible training that meets needs of your business.