Supporting apprentices after a break in learning
For many apprentices, returning to apprenticeship training after a break in learning could be challenging. They might worry that they’ve forgotten what they’ve learnt, or that they’ll struggle to fit in the training alongside their day-to-day work. Read on to discover some tried and tested tips to help your apprentices feel supported and motivated.
A practical guide to supporting your apprentices
Following a break in learning, you should work closely with your training provider to consider each apprentice’s circumstances before they return to their training.
The East of England Apprenticeship Ambassador Network have produced an employer guide packed full of tips for supporting apprentices after a break in learning, including:
- practical advice for communicating changes
- tips for supporting apprentices’ mental health and wellbeing
- case studies on other employers adapting their ways of working (you’ll find an example below)