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Are you looking to grow your marketing team, alleviate time & work pressure, or spend your levy?

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If you’re looking to build your marketing team then marketing apprenticeships can be an effective way of bringing new team members into your organisation, upskilling existing employees, and filling skills gaps. Not only this, but you can utilise your apprenticeship levy contributions to do so. This approach means that you’re able to recruit cheaply, flexibly, and whilst utilising funds that you’d lose otherwise.

What is the apprenticeship levy?

The apprenticeship levy is a government initiative requiring employers with an annual payroll exceeding £3 million to invest in apprenticeship training. Set at 0.5% of your payroll, funds are collected into a digital account, which employers can then use to finance approved apprenticeship programmess. This system encourages businesses to actively participate in workforce development, tailoring training to their needs. If an employer doesn’t use the funds within a set timeframe, they expire and are lost.

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Why apprenticeships suit large organisations

Apprenticeships offer levy-paying employers a strategic advantage by maximising their investment in workforce development. The apprenticeship levy enables businesses to nurture a skilled workforce tailored to their specific needs, fostering industry-specific expertise. This on-the-job training model not only addresses immediate skill gaps but also cultivates a loyal, qualified talent pool. The apprenticeship levy incentivises employers to actively engage in shaping their workforce, ensuring a direct return on investment in terms of enhanced productivity and innovation. It’s a cost-effective approach, aligning employee development with organisational goals, and contributing to long-term sustainability in an ever-evolving business landscape.

The benefits of apprenticeships for Levy payers

There is a myriad of benefits to larger organisations of hiring apprenticeships. Some of the benefits include:

  • Tailored workforce development;
  • Addressing skill gaps;
  • Fostering industry-specific expertise;
  • Enhancing productivity;
  • Cultivating a skilled talent pool;
  • Aligning training with organisational goals;
  • Optimising return on investment
  • You won’t lose your levy.
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    Our programmes

    Multi-Channel Marketer

    Great for building out your marketing teams with multi-faceted marketers responsible for implementing integrated marketing projects. This course comes with a free embedded level 3 CIM for each learner.

    Market Research Executive

    An intermediate-level course that is ideal for introducing junior talent into your market research teams. It covers all of the elements that you’d expect a junior market research executive to be involved in.

    Embedded professional accreditations

    As part of several of our apprenticeships, we embed level 3 or 4 CIM accreditations into our curriculums. To find out more about these accreditations, visit CIM (Chartered Institute of Marketers). The benefits of holding a CIM include:

    1. Industry recognition;
    2. Enhanced skills;
    3. Networking opportunities;
    4. Career advancement.
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    How the process works

    The process is relatively straightforward and can be broken down into eight simple steps.

    1. Identify skill gaps and determine the suitable standards;
    2. Work with us to discuss your requirements;
    3. Register on apprenticeship service;
    4. Advertise and recruit apprentices;
    5. Training and assessment commences;
    6. Support and mentorship;
    7. Completion and certification.

    Download our employer prospectus

    Why not download our prospectus and read through all of this at your leisure? It contains all of the information about our courses, CIM accreditations, funding, and much more.

      The Marketing Trainer prospectus

      Let’s build your team and utilise your levy

      Get in contact with one of our team to find out more and discover how your business can grow through apprenticeships!

      Call us on: 03301 338666

      Email us on: info@themarketingtrainer.co.uk

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