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Recruiting an apprentice


Recruiting an apprentice at your letting or estate agency is an effective way of developing skilled, professional staff who will benefit your business. Apprentices learn and train while undertaking a role within your business. Once the apprenticeship is over, you will have a fully trained and valuable member of staff.

Find out how to recruit an apprentice and what Propertymark Qualifications can do to help them complete their apprenticeship.

Our guide to recruiting an apprentice covers the key stages of apprenticeships for employers working in the sale of residential or commercial property and property management. It covers the basics of what an apprenticeship is, some of the available apprenticeships standards for the sector, the stages of recruiting an apprentice and what happens during the apprentice's employment.

The guide clearly outlines the costs of an apprenticeship, as well as what funding is likely to be available to an employer. Importantly, the guide clearly outlines the employer's responsibilities and the training provider's responsibilities for the duration of the apprenticeship, so you can be clear in what you need to do in order to support the apprentice for the duration of their employment.

Download and keep a copy of the Employer's guide to recruiting an apprentice so you are aware of just how easy it is to recruit an apprentice into your business and train them to become a professional employee.

 employers guide to recruiting an apprentice   Apprenticeship epa

Employer's guide to recruiting an apprentice

Download a digital copy of our guide and find out everything you need to know about apprenticeships.

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Apprenticeship EPA

Propertymark Qualifications is an EPAO for the Junior Estate Agent apprenticeship standard. Find out more and book your EPA.

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...the benefits to gaining the qualification are endless.
~ Tania Marshall - Lettings Candidate of the Year Finalist

 ...just having the qualification makes me feel even more confident in my role.
~ Elizabeth Anderson

The relationship between a landlord and their agent should be a long one, built on trust and confidence, and what better way to assure your landlord than having proof of your knowledge with a professional qualification.
~ Sara Hawkins

Having these qualifications really helps you prepare for the property industry, as you learn relevant information that will aid you in a property related job.
~ Nina Chambers

By undertaking a qualification with Propertymark Qualifications, it not only helps in giving property experts the knowledge they need to do a better job but it also gives us something just as valuable...credibility. 
~ Andrew Everett

It provides you with a personal sense of achievement in addition to the knowledge and skills necessary to confidently carry out your role to the highest standard.
~ Heather Fraser, Rising Star 2019

Studying for this qualification will help separate you from other agents whilst also increasing your confidence when interacting with customers. 
~ Sean Rawson, Sales Candidate of the Year 2019

Being properly qualified gives you the confidence to offer a professional and compliant service. Go for it!
~ Melfyn Williams, Employer Champion of the Year 2019