Prisoners Will be Allowed to Start High Quality Apprenticeships at Well-Known Employers Due to Change in Law

For the first time ever, those behind bars will embark on dedicated on-the-job learning programmes that have a direct route into work with leading employers on release that will keep offenders on the straight and narrow.

Prisoners start as apprentices at big name employers

Prisoners at open prisons in England are to start high-quality apprenticeships at big name employers thanks to change in law and the Government’s skills agenda.