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Flexi-Job Apprenticeship Agency (FJAA)

Overcome headcount Restrictions And Outsource Employment Responsibilities.

Our employment services are designed to support companies to take on apprentices with minimal additional responsibility or where they would otherwise be unable to. As a Flexi-Job Apprenticeship Agency we can also provide addtional flexibility to ensure apprenticeships fit organisational needs perfectly.  
Our services are perfect for companies who:
  • Have restrictions placed on headcount
  • Need additional support to employ an apprentice
  • Have a simple operating model and wish to outsource employment responsibilities.
  • Require a flexible or tailored apprenticeship programme 
Our Outsourced Employment Services Include:
A completely free recruitment service
All responsibility for the wages, tax, National Insurance of the employee
All responsibility for administration of holidays, sickness & absence
Issuing of contracts of employment and full requirements against the agency working regulations
The ability to take a flexible approach to apprenticeship programmes, such as using Front Loaded Apprenticeships, Block Training & Accelerated Apprenticeships
A dedicated account manager to arrange training and ensure the employees progression in line with the companies requirements
Flexibility around duration of employment should host employer circumstances change
When employing an apprentice, expert advice along the way and a bespoke Apprenticeship Training Plan, detailing the qualifications, training provider and assessments
We have been operating as an employment agency since 2012. We are an approved Flexi-Job Apprenticeship Agency and are quality assured by the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA).
Outsourced employment is available for apprentices via our Flexi-Job Apprenticeship Agency. The distinctive feature of the service is that Cogent Skills employs the individual, taking all the HR and performance management responsibilities, on behalf of the host employer.

The host employer pays the individuals’ wage and a monthly employment fee (a percentage of the individuals’ annual salary) to Cogent Skills.

WHat our clients say

Always excellent service provided by Cogent Skills. The knowledge within the team is second to none.

Rachel Gregory

We would highly recommend Cogent Skills services to fellow employers.

Lisa Reddy

I've been very impressed by the professionalism and fast response of Cogent Skills.

Hilary Bolton

OUR APPRENTICeSHIP services

A recruitment service to attract the best candidates for apprenticeship roles 
Flexible, on-site apprenticeship training developed for Science & Technology 
Overcome headcount restrictions and outsource employment responsibilities. 
End-Point Assessment (EPA) service for Science & Technical apprenticeships.

Skills support for your workforce

If you want to transform the skills in your workforce, invest in your employees’ personal development or drive up standards across our industry, get in touch today to find out how we can help.

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Cogent Skills is sector based, working with companies from across the Science and Technology Industries embracing Life Sciences, Industrial Sciences and Nuclear.
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