Why offer a sponsored degree?

Why it’s worth offering a sponsored degree programme? Lots of UK Employers are starting to offer the degree level apprenticeship – It is likely that companies offering sponsored degrees will retain students after they complete their study, reaping the rewards of the skill set developed over the course of the degree.

Sharon Goymer, Resourcing Manager at National Grid, is involved in the selection process for the company’s Engineer Training Programme, she said:

“The Engineer Training Programme was established to develop and grow our own engineering talent for the future.

“National Grid has developed the foundation degree with Aston University and the HNC with West Cheshire College so that it is specific for our needs and provides individuals with the technical knowledge they need to be successful in their role at the end of the development programme.”