Enjoy the benefits of becoming an Apprentice

28 Nov 2019



When you start your Apprenticeship training with St Helens Chamber, not only will you be getting expert industry training and all the skills you need to start your career – you’ll have access to some amazing benefits.

Enjoy fantastic benefits

Fast Track to Apprenticeships courses come with a range of exciting benefits for all trainees to make sure you have everything you need to complete your training and some are an extra treat to reward you for your hard work.

Free Breakfast
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so we’ll make sure you’re ready to start learning with a free, delicious breakfast from our on-site café.

Bus or train pass
Don’t let anything stop you from starting your career, Apprentices are entitled to a bus or train pass to get you into our office and to your place of work.

NUS Discount card
You can spend the money you earn while you’re learning in a range of top online and high street stores with your free NUS card. Get discounts on everything from clothes to restaurants while you’re completing an Apprenticeship with us.

Love to Shop vouchers
After 6 weeks of training you’ll receive a £50 voucher, which you can put towards anything you may need to help you. You could use it on work clothes, equipment and many more items – making sure you have everything you need to succeed.

On progression into a job or further training, you’ll receive a further £100 in shopping vouchers which are perfect to get work wear or any equipment you might need.

Extra Student Benefits

Apprentices can also receive the below extra benefits (subject to eligibility) to help them day to day with training and getting into an Apprenticeship role.

Weekly allowance
Students can receive a £25 weekly allowance to help with any costs associated with training, to make sure there’s nothing standing in the way of you completing your Apprenticeship course.

Free meals
We can offer free meals, depending on circumstances, so you won’t need to worry about spending your money on food while you’re training and can just focus on getting the skills you need to get ahead.

Support to buy clothing or uniforms
If your role requires you wear a uniform, or smart work dress we can support you with funding to buy the clothes you need for your Apprenticeship; so you’ll be able to look and feel the part in your new role from day one.

Tool kits and hairdressing kits to help on work placements
Particularly in the hairdressing and construction industry, its important you have all the tools you need to do the job. We can provide tool kits or hairdressing kits so you’ll have everything you need to start learning.

If you’d like to know more about the perks of studying with us on any of our programmes, get in touch with our Apprenticeships team on 01744 742045 or at apprenticeships@sthelenschamber.com