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We Love Apprenticeships because..

We Love Apprenticeships because..

To celebrate #NAW21 and to keep in with the theme of St Valentines Day, we wanted to share with you why we 💖 Apprenticeships!   #NAW21 #Buildthefuture #weloveapprenticeships #iloveapprenticeshipsbecause

Guide to Apprenticeships

Guide to Apprenticeships

As a parent, you want your child to get the best possible start in their career. There are many options available to young people after they leave school, and in this guide, we outline information and benefits about apprenticeships as a key route into a successful...

Celebrating Achievements

Celebrating Achievements

We hope you have enjoyed our posts this week to celebrate #NAW21. Today we are celebrating some of our recent achievers who have passed their End Point Assessment. Congratulations to everyone who has passed recently. #Celebrations#Achievements#BuildthefutureFire It...

Thank you, Thursday

Thank you, Thursday

As part of National Apprenticeship Week 2021, they wanted each day to have a theme. 11th February 2021 is Thank you Thursday. We wanted to share some of our recent learner's messages of thanks to us.

#Askanapprentice

#Askanapprentice

Wow, we cannot believe it's day 3 of #NAW21 already and it's a little frosty this morning! Today's theme is #askanapprentice. Troy Ratcliffe, shared his views on completing an apprenticeship with us. You can view all of our reviews on The Apprenticeship Directory....

#Askanemployer

#Askanemployer

It's Day 2 of #NAW21. The theme for today is #askanemployer so throughout the day we will be sharing feedback from some of the employers we work with. Apprenticeships not only benefit learners but they offer a variety of benefits for employers too! Sam Cave - Training...

Mythbusting Apprenticeships

Mythbusting Apprenticeships

The most common misconception of apprenticeships is that people think they are only for school leavers wanting to get into a trade to become a plumber or electrician. As part of #NAW21, we thought we would share with you...

Build the future

Build the future

Let's Build the future! As we celebrate National Apprenticeship Week 2021, we understand that it's different this year as the celebrations will be digital instead of holding events across the United Kingdom. But even though the way we are celebrating is not the same...

Choose a Charity Winner

Choose a Charity Winner

Congratulations to Bliss Charity who have been chosen at random to receive a total of £300 donation from us. We asked the public to nominate their chosen charity and we used a random wheel selector to chose the charity. Bliss Charity offers support to families and...

Is an Apprenticeship right for me?

Is an Apprenticeship right for me?

Have you ever asked yourself "Is an Apprenticeship right for me? We know that deciding what path to take after school can be daunting and with so much information to digest it can feel like a maze. When leaving school, teachers may only give you certain options such...

End Point Assessment

End Point Assessment

End point assessment (EPA) is an assessment of the knowledge, skills and behaviours that your apprentice has learned throughout an apprenticeship, which confirms that they are occupationally competent. Assessments have been designed by employers in the sector and are...

Apprenticeships: Benefits for Employers

Apprenticeships: Benefits for Employers

Apprenticeship Benefits for Employers There are many great benefits to employers in taking on an Apprentice Save on the costs of recruitment Recruiting new staff is costly and can come with risks. Up-skilling existing staff is a great way to ensure your organisation...

New Employer Incentive

New Employer Incentive

A new employer incentive has been announced. Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a “brand new bonus” for employers to hire apprentices over the next six months. Announcing the new employer incentive during his summer statement, Sunak told the House of Commons: “We...

Approved Member: AOHT

Approved Member: AOHT

We are proud to announce we are an approved Training Provider for the Association for Healthcare Trainers The Association of Healthcare Trainers is one of the UK’s largest non-profit membership associations for those training within the healthcare sector, dedicated to...

Employer misconceptions about Apprenticeships

Employer misconceptions about Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships are only for trade occupations What do you think of if someone says the word ‘apprentice’ Many think of - Plumber, joiner, electrician, builder, plasterer, a car mechanic. Basically, the classic traditional manual trades! Indeed, the older...

NEW PROGRAMME! Healthcare Cleaning Operative Level 2

NEW PROGRAMME! Healthcare Cleaning Operative Level 2

We are excited to announce we have added a new programme to our delivery portfolio! Healthcare Cleaning Operative Apprenticeship Skills Programme  This Apprenticeship Standard has been developed by 3EEE, Wamitab, Fidelis, Sodexo, Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health...

COVID-19 – FAQ’s for Employers

COVID-19 – FAQ’s for Employers

All of our employees have been furloughed, does this mean our apprentices cannot do work towards their qualification? We will continue to deliver online learning teaching and learning sessions with apprentice’s where possible without affecting official ‘furlough’...

Looking after your mental health

Looking after your mental health

Our working lives have been changing for a while now – but the emergence of Coronavirus (COVID-19) has led to a massive change, more uncertainty, and new challenges for many of us. We found some really useful advice from MentalHealth.Org...