Apprenticeships: school leavers expectations vs realities

  • Anna Vall Navés
  • 17 October 2019

Attracting school leavers to your apprenticeship programmes can be difficult, particularly when the realities of the apprenticeship market don’t match their expectations. So, what exactly are school leavers’ expectations when it comes to apprenticeships, and how can you either meet or compromise on them to retain talent?

As we have discussed in other articles, the programmes that are most sought out by apprentices are not always the ones most readily available to them. The reality of the apprenticeship market—and particularly the industries that offer the most apprenticeships—do not always overlap with what school leavers want. And this not only reflected in the kinds of apprenticeships available; it is also reflected in other more pragmatic concerns, like ...

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