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Benefits for your business

Make a lasting impact

Our higher and degree apprenticeships are work-based training programmes. They are designed in partnership with employers and professional bodies so they can be tailored to the needs of your business.

Higher and degree apprenticeships can help you:

  • develop your team 
  • improve retention rates
  • attract new, motivated, high-calibre employees
  • fill higher-level skills gaps
  • train existing and new employees to degree level
  • expand your recruitment pool
  • increase workplace diversity and productivity 
  • take advantage of new knowledge and technologies.

Read our full FAQs about apprenticeships for employers (PDF 578KB)

Our proven track record

Sheffield Hallam University has an established reputation for quality higher and degree apprenticeships. 

We’ve previously developed programmes with organisations including Kier, Barratt and JCB. 

Our Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship was developed with Nestlé. Combining work-based learning and business education, it leads to a degree, guaranteed job and membership of the Chartered Management Institute.

We will identify the right skills for your business by working with you to make sure our apprenticeships provide real benefits, and deliver a return on investment.

Read what our partners say about our HDAs

Work with us

We want to work with new partners across a range of sectors. If you think higher and degree apprenticeships can help shape the future of your business, give our expert apprenticeships team a call on 0114 225 3433. 

We can talk to you about: 

  • joining an existing apprenticeship
  • developing a new apprenticeship
  • exploring a range of workforce development options.

We can also help you make sense of the apprenticeship system, including the government’s new Apprenticeship Service and any funding and incentives to cover your training costs.

Come to an apprenticeship event

Come along to one of our events to learn more about how higher and degree apprenticeships work. You’ll get to see the courses we offer and gain a better idea of the impact an apprentice can have on your business.

View our upcoming events

Find out more

Our FAQs for employers (PDF 578KB) includes lots of extra detail on apprenticeships. You can also take a look at the subject areas our programmes currently cover. For key policies and other handy resources, visit our page of useful information.

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