Employer testimonials

Success stories from another point of view: the employer's. These stories show how far reaching the success of learning can be. Not only does learning with us have so many benefits to so many learners, it also helps contribute to the success of businesses and organisations operating from within Derbyshire and has a positive effect on the local economy.


Read testimonials from employers who have employed apprentices, worked with learners on traineeship programmes and more. Keep checking back onto these pages to see more stories of success.

If you are an employer or a learner, visit our get into work pages to find out how we could help you.

Businesses: Have you ever thought about taking on an apprentice?

Did you know that you could fill an existing vacancy you have with an apprentice aged 16 to 24 at no cost to your business (with exception of the apprentice minimum wage)?

This is how we can help your business succeed:

  • with no admin or setup cost; we do all the hard work.
  • being responsive to what you want; high quality learning programmes designed around your needs.
  • by delivering training in your workplace, or one of many, well-equipped local venues in Derbyshire.
  • support you in claiming an Apprenticeship Grant for Employers (AGE) Grant (Terms and conditions apply)
  • help you to recruit and advertise the apprenticeship vacancies for free.
  • offer support with screening, short-listing and interviewing potential candidates to your requirements.

If you would like to fill an existing vacancy with an apprentice or would just like more information, please contact our us, email: workplacelearning@derbyshire.gov.uk or tel: 01629 536568. We would be happy to help.