Worcestershire has a plethora of employers and training providers who embrace and support the apprenticeship pathway.

As part of National Apprenticeship Week 2022, the Worcestershire Apprenticeships Roll of Honour has been launched as a way to recognise those exemplar organisations who champion the apprenticeship route.

Below you can find the Worcestershire Roll of Honour employers with some information about why apprenticeships are important to their business and the types of apprenticeships they offer.

The first inductee into the Roll of Honour programme was confirmed during National Apprenticeship week as Sanctuary Group. Sanctuary are a leading local employer who have received numerous local and regional award success as an organisation and for their apprentices.

Sanctuary Group

Sanctuary is one of the UK’s leading social housing and care providers, managing around 105,000 homes across the country. As a major local employer in Worcester, we recognise the value of recruiting and retaining talented staff. Our apprenticeship scheme is an integral part of our talent pipeline.

Sanctuary offer Apprenticeships in the following areas:

  • Business & Administration
  • Horticulture
  • Accountancy
  • Construction
  • Maintenance
  • Health & Social Care
  • Nursing
  • Customer Service
  • Catering

“Apprenticeships add significant value to our business and provide people of any age with the stepping stones to build a successful career. They provide the opportunity to learn, gain valuable work experience and life skills, alongside studying and support to gain nationally recognised qualifications. They are also a great way to upskill the existing workforce.”

Phosters FM Ltd

Phosters (FM) is a facilities management company that operates across the entirety of the UK and Ireland, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. In simple terms, facilities management encompasses a range of services to ensure the functionality, comfort, safety and efficiency of our client’s buildings and structures. Phosters believe that employing apprentices is a productive and effective way to grow talent and develop a motivated, skilled, and qualified workforce.

Phosters offer Apprenticeships in the following areas:

  • Business Administration Apprenticeships
  • Property Maintenance Operative

“Our apprenticeship journey started in 2015 and has gone from strength to strength. At the 2019 Worcestershire Apprenticeship awards, we were extremely privileged to win Medium Apprenticeship Employer of the Year and the overall Apprenticeship Employer; fantastic recognition of our apprenticeship success and the personal journeys of our apprentices.”

Find out more about Phosters on the links below.



More employers will be added on a monthly basis, to find out more about hiring apprentices, contact our team using the details below.

Telephone: 0300 666 3 666