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- Need help with finding an apprenticeship please! im stuck!
Hi there Im 18 I am looking for a higher apprenticeship involving Science and Maths. I have completed AS textiles which I got a grade B I am currently take my A2 biology, AS chemistry and AS maths. AS maths I am predicted A and AS....... Read More
- Would like to do an apprenticeship but have a degree!
Hey NGTU! I'm in a strange position, I wasn't aware of apprenticeships when I was looking at what to do after school so I went uni and studied a course for enjoyments sake. So now I have a degree but it is not in an area that I....... Read More
Apprentice extra card sales hits 10,000
17th April 2013, 10:43
Apprentice extra has announced that sales of their discount card, created specifically for vocational learners, have now reached an incredible 10,000 card holders since it was launched by National Union of Students a year ago. With many earning only the minimum apprentice wage, the Apprentice extra card supports vocational learners during their training, providing them with access to the same discounts as ‘traditional’ students. Research has highlighted a high...
KFC's own honours degree
17th April 2013, 09:24
In what's been called an industry first, restaurant chain KFC is investing £600,000 in a business management honours degree course at Leicester's De Montfort University. Sixty managers from around the country will undertake the course over the coming five years, with the first cohort of 23 employees now starting their apprenticeship, in-house training and the degree course itself. This is in addition to the company's existing work with City & Guilds,...
Higher Apprenticeship opportunities with PwC in Belfast - 2013
16th April 2013, 14:29
If you want to work in business, we’re the best place to start your career. As we know that your career is just that. Yours. You choose it. You live it. You make it happen. To get the best from it, you need the best opportunities. And opportunities are at the heart of what we do. Earn while you learn Make the most of your good A-Levels, or equivalent academic achievement, by starting work straight away. On one of our Higher Apprenticeships in Transaction Services,...
Apprentice creates his own job
16th April 2013, 10:18
Mansfield apprentice creates his own job with help from Paid to Learn and Positive Outcomes. Find out how it helped his career and could help yours! It's a tough business climate out there, but one apprentice has shown that with a bit of initiative and some help from Positive Outcomes, it's possible to forge your own career. 18-year-old Jamie Bourn from Mansfield tried college but soon found it wasn't for him, so he got in touch with us to find out more about...
Civil Servants of the future invited to apply to new Fast Track Apprenticeship Scheme
15th April 2013, 12:55
A new Civil Service Fast Track Apprenticeship Scheme opens for applications today, giving talented and ambitious young people the opportunity to work at the heart of Government, the Cabinet Office has announced. Applicants could find themselves working in engaging roles with real responsibility, such as developing business policy in Sheffield, helping people into work in Birmingham, or advising ministers in Whitehall. The scheme is part of the Civil Service Reform Plan...
Don't just study hotel management... Experience it
15th April 2013, 11:38
BA (Hons) Hotel Management Apply Now for an immediate start in May 2013 You can apply directly to the Edge Hotel School via our website or via UCAS If you already hold a UCAS form and are planning to apply to other institutions as well as the Edge Hotel School, you should apply to us via UCAS. Academic excellence, practical experience A unique opportunity to earn your Hotel Management degree whilst developing the practical and personal skills that employers demand...
Are you fascinated by the Civil Engineering industry? Do you want a hands-on career that takes you to the heart of the country’s infrastructure? Then a career at BAM Nuttall might be just what you are looking for! Our Advanced Apprenticeships in Civil Engineering and Quantity Surveying are going from strength to strength, offering our apprentices continuous training and advancement in one of the most exciting industries around! With projects taking place nationwide,...
Benny and Jack’s Flying Machine premiere!
12th April 2013, 14:44
Krysten Resnick is one of our students who proves you don’t need to graduate to gain recognition as a filmmaker. Krysten is currently a second year BA Filmmaking student at Met Film School, but started as a On-Year Practical Filmmaking Student, and she will be showing her debut short film: Benny and Jack's Flying Machine at festivals across April 2013. Krysten wrote, directed and produced the film in September 2012 as part of her course. Her short film is for...
"Easier to get into Oxford University than Nissan Sunderland" - Lord Adonis
12th April 2013, 14:15
Labour peer and former Transport Minister Lord Adonis released his report "More and Better Jobs: North-East International" to an audience of North-Eastern business and political leaders in Sunderland yesterday. In the report, Lord Adonis urged council leaders across the area, from Durham to Northumberland, to join forces and take control of transport and development budgets currently managed by Whitehall. This would take the form of a new Combined Authority,...
Higher apprentices ‘more employable’ than graduates
12th April 2013, 11:52
According to a recent ad hoc survey* conducted for the National Apprenticeship Service by ICM Research, higher apprentices (with a degree-level qualification plus relevant work experience) were found to be more employable than graduates. Businesses were seen to rate higher apprentices as 25% more employable than those taking alternative routes into work. So, if you are looking for an exciting way to kick-start a career in business and finance, the Higher Apprenticeship in...
Union apprentice app now available for iPhones
11th April 2013, 15:27
A free App for would-be apprentices, which offers advice as well as the largest selection of vacancies available via a mobile application, is now available to download on iPhones and iPads. It follows the launch earlier this year of an App via Google and has been developed by Prospect, the union for professionals, to offer information and guidance on everything related to apprenticeships. This new resource is aimed not only at those considering an apprenticeship, but also...
Higher Apprenticeship Open Evening with PwC – Leeds, 15 April 2013
11th April 2013, 08:27
Are you looking for an alternative to university and do you want a career in business? Make the most of your A-Levels, or equivalent academic achievements, by starting work straight away. On one of our Higher Apprenticeships in Assurance, Consulting, Financial Advisory or Tax, you’ll earn a competitive salary while you study towards a professional qualification. Join us and you’ll be part of a team, working on client projects, which means you’ll be learning...
London Metropolitan's international student license restored
10th April 2013, 16:37
After being stripped of its licence to recruit students from outside the EU last year, London Metropolitan University has, according to the Home Office, demonstrated "improved standards". As such, the license previously revoked has now been restored. The university is now on a twelve-month probation period. Originally, the university's licence had been revoked because of Home Office and UK Border Agency concerns that the immigration status and attendance...
Apprentices "most employable" of young people
9th April 2013, 09:40
ICM Research today released figures showing that apprentices are more fit for the workplace than their peers. The ICM study surveyed 500 employers in England, asking them to rate the employability of people with various qualifications on a scale of one to ten. The average score of those with qualifications other than those gained through apprenticeships was rated at 6.38, while the average score of those who had worked their way through apprenticeships received a score...
1000+ Apprentices in our sectors - join us...
8th April 2013, 11:00
If you're thinking about an Appenticeship or school-leaver programme that can really take you places, you should Discover Risk. There have never been so many Apprentices in our areas of finance - brokers, underwriters, claims professionals, paraplanners and trainee wealth managers can all do an Apprenticeship in Providing Financial Services. It only takes around 18 months and at the end of the programme you don't just get the kudos of completing it, you also get those...
New government skills strategy unveiled
8th April 2013, 09:35
Drawing together its approach to apprenticeships, pre-work training and further education, the government yesterday unveiled a new strategy aimed at boosting the skills of the country's workforce and providing pre-employment training to younger jobseekers. For those aged 16 to 24 with little or no experience of employment or even finding work, the government is introducing a new "traineeship" programme, to include a focused period of work preparation training...
IET Special Leaders Award!
5th April 2013, 11:11
Technology Today Founded 140 years ago, the IET is one of the world’s leading professional societies for the engineering and technology community and encouraging the study of engineering and technology. Their vision is to share and advance knowledge throughout the global science, engineering and technology community to enhance people’s lives around the world. Students will be required to send in an application to become a leader for STEM for their school or...
New Further Education Commissioner to be created
4th April 2013, 09:18
Tough new further education rules to be announced today will include the creation of a commissioner to be sent in to colleges falling into any of these categories: an "inadequate" Ofsted grade, financial trouble or failure to hit learner success targets. The FE Commissioner will be tasked with turning the college in question around within a year, and will report directly to government ministers. Powers would include the ability to bestow "Administered...
Speed dating event creates more placements than planned
3rd April 2013, 14:44
Salford Labour MP Hazel Blears' "Kids Without Connections" scheme has given 38 young unemployed people placements with local businesses and organisations. Held at Salford's MediaCity campus, the “speed dating” event saw representatives of 27 companies and organisations - including Fujitsu, Salford City Stadium and Morson International - meeting local 18-24-year-olds referred to the scheme by Job Centre Plus. Ms Blears was delighted at the way...
Jump straight into work with Premier Training
3rd April 2013, 12:26
How about this? A career that sounds good, makes you look good and brings immediate reward for less outlay! If you're put off by costly further education with its dim promises then train with Premier Training International and be a fully qualified Personal Trainer in just 6 weeks! Then you’ll have industry regulated qualifications that are accepted across the country. The Diploma in Fitness Instructing and Personal Training makes you recognised wherever training...