Northern Apprenticeships and Business Training is an apprenticeship recruitment and business training agency based in Manchester that connects employers, students and training providers. In terms of apprenticeships, we aim to provide a professional and efficient vacancy matching service from sourcing and filling vacancies, to pre-screening and recruiting quality apprentices.  Alongside this, we offer free advice and guidance for businesses on all matters relating to Apprenticeships in Manchester and business training. In terms of business training, due to our contacts with colleges and private training providers throughout Greater Manchester and beyond, we are able to source and arrange all forms of business training. Our service is totally free for apprentices and employers to take advantage of. You have nothing to lose, and everything to gain by working with us.


We provide a wide variety of services for employers, students and training providers. Businesses looking to undertake business training or  who wish to employ an apprentice can benefit from our free recruitment and advice services as well as free business training sourcing. Students searching for Apprenticeships in Manchester will benefit from our ability to place them into an apprenticeship, as well as free advice and guidance from job interview techniques to CV writing assistance.


  • We offer free and impartial apprenticeship guidance
  • Full apprenticeship vacancy matching service
  • We source high quality apprentices using multiple online and offline channels
  • We pre-screen and test our apprenticeship candidates ready for you to interview
  • We source any relevant government funding that may apply to your business that contributes to the full training cost, or partial in some cases
  • If you qualify for funding, we assist with the paperwork and help to submit the application.
  • It’s not all about apprenticeships, we also source the most suitable training courses and centres, tailored to suit your needs.
  • From NVQ only courses, short courses, accredited or attendance only courses, we can source, arrange and coordinate on your behalf – at no cost to your business – leaving you free to run your business.
  • It is important to note that we do not deliver the training, as agents we take the hassle out of the process by sourcing the most suitable training providers on your behalf.
  • Contact us for all your needs regarding Apprenticeships in Manchester


  • We will review your current CV and assess your suitability for Apprenticeships in Manchester
  • Don’t worry if you don’t have one, we provide CV building templates and will help you to produce a great looking CV that will help you stand out
  • We can provide free guidance and advice to help you make informed decisions
  • We will add you to our “Candidate List” which will be promoted in a variety of ways to give you maximum exposure to potential employers
  • We will work with you to find a suitable training provider or college to conduct your classroom based learning – somewhere close to you
  • We will give you interview tips and assist you through the job application processes
  • You are not alone in this process, we are here to help and support you
  • These services are totally FREE for you to enjoy, and there is absolutely no commitment needed – you are free to find work with or without us!


We are driven by a firm belief that Apprenticeships in Manchester are a vehicle to reducing youth unemployment while guaranteeing a skilled and experienced workforce for the future. Apprentices are able to obtain a nationally recognized qualification, enjoy getting paid, and more importantly acquire real life, on the job work experience that really enhances their CV and boosts employability in the future. Business benefit from proven boosts in productivity due to apprentices’ youthful hunger and determination to succeed, as well as enhancing the companies skill base. Furthermore, according to the National Audit Office, for every £1 spent on developing an apprentice, £18 is invested back into the economy.


“When we say we are empowered by our passion for apprenticeships and business training, we mean it. To us there is nothing more important to the future of our economy than the skills and experience handed down to not only our youth, but today’s workforce too”



Reported Benefits

96% of apprentice employers report benefits to their business.

Improved Productivity

72% of businesses report improved productivity as a result of employing an apprentice.

Improving Skills

82% of employers that take on apprentices to build their internal skills capacity.

The Popular Choice

81% of consumers favour companies that employ apprentices.

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