Bring new skills into your business
De Montfort University (DMU) offers businesses Higher and Degree Apprenticeships which bring together the best of university based professional and technical education.
Higher and Degree Apprenticeships will provide your business with the opportunity to train individuals who will work full-time in your organisation, while studying for a university qualification that is relevant to their job. Comprising of 80% on the job training, 20% off the job training.
Research from the UK Commission for Employment and Skills indicated that businesses are facing a huge skills gap across all sectors at higher levels, in professional and technical roles.
The report found that the skills deficit prevented business growth and inhibited productivity for employers in almost all sectors. To readdress the balance the government has pledged to have 3 million new apprenticeships in England by 2020.
DMU offers the perfect combination of first-class teaching and research excellence, superb facilities, a central location, as well as all the expertise needed for businesses to survive in a demanding, competitive global marketplace.
For up-to-date information on Apprenticeship funding see the Education and Skills Funding Agency website.
Driving economic growth
At DMU, creating and applying knowledge that supports economic development is part of our strategy and is integral to the dynamic culture of our institution.
DMU delivers teaching programmes that are an essential resource for the region’s business community. Our academics are leading scholars whose research is shaping the very latest teaching.
We want to share our knowledge with businesses in the region and beyond to help promote and grow everything your company and the UK has to offer.
Focusing on business growth supports prosperity at a national level and that’s why it is important for us as an institution to continue our engagement with organisations and businesses such as yours.
By keeping the dialogue open we can create success and opportunities – it is a compelling combination for businesses that choose to work with De Montfort University.