How to recruit and support disabled apprentices

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There are simple steps you can take to support and recruit more disabled apprentices or those with learning difficulties and disabilities (LDD), for example, by proactively supporting charitable campaigns and engaging with organisations that support disabled people and people with LDD.

From gaining additional funding to embedding inclusivity in your talent pipeline, in this section you can find out more about:

To find out how to make a candidate's recruitment more inclusive at every stage of the process, please see our candidate recruitment journey infographic.

For information about employing apprentices more generally, please explore our Apprenticeships section.



Gaining internal support for inclusive recruitment - resources

Read our guidance on engaging your board and HR colleagues in recruiting and supporting disabled apprentices.

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Behaviour change training

Behaviour change training can be an effective tool to help recruit and support disabled apprentices and apprentices with LDD.

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Taking positive action to support disabled apprentices

Find out how to support disabled people and those with LDD into apprenticeships by using positive action.

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Making procurement accessible and inclusive

Read more about how to make the procurement of your training provider an inclusive and accessible process.

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Funding options

Find out what funding you can access to support a disabled apprentice or an apprentice with learning difficulties and disabilities.

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