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Cornwall Marine Network’s subsidiary company the Cornwall Apprenticeship Agency offers a new and unique approach to helping a business grow through taking on an apprentice.

Our dedicated team provides on-going guidance to both the business and the apprentice within a supported framework, ensuring businesses are matched with the right candidate and the apprenticeship programme generates real returns.

Hassle-Free Recruitment & Skills Brokerage

When you decide to employ an apprentice through the Cornwall Apprenticeship Agency we will offer you a range of services that take the hassle out of recruitment; saving you un-wanted expense and time. Your business will benefit from the following:

  • Completion of a Company Training Plan tailored to your unique business needs
  • Identifying skills gaps to be filled by recruiting apprentices
  • Creation of apprenticeship job descriptions
  • Advertising your apprentice vacancies
  • Shortlisting and matching of apprentice candidates
  • Support accessing Government incentives
  • Apprenticeship Training and Provider selection

Payroll & HR Services

Your business can also benefit from our payroll and HR services, including the following features:

  • Apprentice payroll services: we can employ your apprentice on your behalf, reducing the costs and the risks associated with direct employment*
  • Handling apprentice timesheets, holiday entitlement and all HR issues
  • Apprentice mentoring and pastoral support
  • Facility to share apprentices with other host employers
  • Increased assurances over apprentice employment and training continuity

For more information, please visit the Cornwall Apprenticeship Agency website:

* You are still required to meet the cost of the apprentice’s wages; plus a management fee to the Apprenticeship Agency is charged weekly for as long as we are acting as your apprentice’s employer.

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