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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
Engineering apprentices visit Westminster
2nd January 2013, 14:13
Labour MP for Sheffield Heeley, Meg Munn, invited engineering apprentices from three leading Sheffield companies to Parliament to participate on a debate about the future of the industry. Engineering is a growth industry in South Yorkshire and the apprentices invited by Ms Munn represented local companies Sheffield Forgemaster, AESSEAL and Gripple The All-Party Parliamentary Engineering Group meeting, with President of the Royal Academy of Engineering Sir John Parker, was...
A Premier Choice
2nd January 2013, 11:07
Over the last 15 years, the number of people going to university has skyrocketed. To many, it’s as if university is no longer just an option, but an obligatory part of education. However, with higher education fees now at eye-watering levels, and the job market still a tough place to be, it pays to look at the alternatives to attain the skills and knowledge needed to bag a great future career. If you are interested in the health and fitness industry, Premier Training...
Education innovation turning Christmas gifts into qualifications
2nd January 2013, 10:51
As thousands begin to enjoy their new tablets, Kindles and smartphones, a leading distance learning provider is helping people put their Christmas gifts to good use. In response to the rise in popularity of mobile computing, predicted to overtake desktop computing by 2014*, RDI has optimised its UK university degree courses for mobile devices, enabling students to hop from PC to tablet, mobile phone or Kindle throughout their day. As most distance learners are in part or...
Diane Burleigh awarded OBE in New Year Honours
2nd January 2013, 10:35
CEO of The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives, Diane Burleigh, has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours. Diane, who has been CEO of CILEx since 1998, receives the award for services to the legal profession. The news comes as CILExprepares to celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2013 and adds to the Charter awarded to CILEx in October 2011. Upon hearing the news, CILEx President Nick Hanning said: “I’m delighted Diane’s...
The TrekAmerica Big New Year sale is now on!
2nd January 2013, 10:30
There isn't a person out there that hasn't dreamed of taking off on the ultimate American road trip with a bunch of mates! Cruising along, tunes cranked, wind in your hair, not a care in the world and getting off the beaten track with a whole continent in front of you to discover - it's what holidays in America are made for! TrekAmerica is the leading name in small group tours across the USA, Canada, Alaska and Central America and has been showing groups of young...
School Leaver Retail Development Programme
2nd January 2013, 10:08
School leavers can have it all. You don’t have to choose between studying and a full-time job. On our Retail Development Programme you’ll study for a degree, gain first-hand experience and earn that all-important salary. We’ll even take care of your tuition fees. So if this sounds like the perfect combination, then read on to find out more. We’ve joined forces with the Lord Ashcroft International Business School at Anglia Ruskin University...
Free Fashion Retail Education makes students Fashion able
2nd January 2013, 10:05
London's Fashion Retail Academy delivers a unique contemporary educational experience, with a range of vocational and work-orientated courses to create the future stars of the fashion retail world. Learning with style The Fashion Retail Academy offers courses for students over 16. Further Education options include a Level 2 Diploma in Fashion Retail with no GCSE entry requirements. If you are likely to get 4 GCSE's including Maths and English Language you should...
A New Direction?
2nd January 2013, 10:00
Let this be the one resolution you keep! As the New Year kicks off many people will be reflecting on their current situation and what the future holds. So whether you resolve to enrol on a new training course, find work, or move up the career ladder, Apprenticeships are the perfect choice. An Apprenticeship is a job, so it allows you to gain the experience and qualifications employers really want whilst earning a salary. With over 250 skills and industries to choose from...
DEAD & BURIED IN BRISTOL
21st December 2012, 09:44
DEAD & BURIED A creative project for young people Exploring cemeteries and natural burial sites You will get: A day trip out of Bristol including lunch A short film made of the project To exhibit your work in a public exhibition A launch event with food and drink Creative support from a local Community Artist, Academic Researcher and Youth Worker Art materials for the piece you are making The chance to gain an Arts Award We are looking...
My Starbucks University Experience
20th December 2012, 15:39
My Starbucks University Experience By Andy Reilly, shift supervisor at Eagles Meadow, Wrexham I have always respected and admired Starbucks. I applied to join my local store in Wrexham, North Wales, which I had visited very regularly as a customer with a Hazelnut Latte addiction. As a shift supervisor I felt extremely excited to join such a committed team. I had previously worked in retail, having been a store manager for the Disney Store, after which I worked in the...
Twin Work & Volunteer excited to announce fully-funded 2013 internships in Europe
20th December 2012, 15:36
It's that time of the year when we're all reviewing our successes of 2012 and considering our options for the new year. If that sounds like you, maybe now is the time to start considering a professional internship in Europe to help you stand out from the crowd in 2013. Today, we are pleased to announce new 2-week and 10-week Leonardo da Vinci internships in a number of European countries and within a choice of professions, including business administration, marketing,...
Food and drink manufacturers surpass apprenticeship target
20th December 2012, 13:41
Food and drink manufacturers have already beaten the end-December deadline apprenticeship targets they set themselves earlier on this year. Representing food and drink manufacturers across the UK, the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) reports that 5,281 apprenticeships have started in the industry since August 2011, meaning that the original target, set at 3,400, has been well and truly shattered. Presently apprentices make up 1.3% of the overall food and drink manufacturing...
Last chance for funded Further Education design courses with the NDA! Enrol today!
19th December 2012, 14:57
The NDA offers distance learning Diplomas in Interior Design, Curtain Making & Soft Furnishings and Garden Design and are accredited by AIM Awards (equivalent to A-Levels) and provide a great introduction to design that will develop the skills and confidence required to turn your hobby into your career. Due to Government cut backs, the funding currently available for accredited Further Education courses will end in August 2013. Course Fees will increase substantially...
The training company won its first award in February for its pioneering work in developing effective apprenticeship frameworks in IT systems and networking, software development, sales and business in partnership with hundreds of employers across the UK. For 2013, the Institute recognised QA's bespoke apprenticeship development for corporate employers. Its ongoing work with Cisco, to deliver consultancy and training for the global telecommunications company's first...
Apprenticeships more affordable than uni
18th December 2012, 09:46
A survey carried out by the National Union of Students (NUS) canvassed 14,404 students in both higher and further education shows that money is a definite worry for almost half of them. In its recently-published report - "The Pound in Your Pocket" - the NUS says that more than one third of students have seriously considered leaving their course for financial reasons. Students most affected by money worries were the 38% responding to the survey who had no backing...
Make the switch to QA – take the Apprenticeship challenge.
18th December 2012, 09:22
"The biggest risk is not taking any risk... In a world that's changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks." Mark Zuckerberg, University drop out and founder of Facebook. This time of the year can be difficult for sixth form, college or university students as assignments, debts and exam stress build up at the start of the year. It's not too late to make the switch, QA Apprenticeships, an award-winning apprenticeships...
Get ahead in Banking with a Barclays Apprenticeship
18th December 2012, 09:00
Like many people, Tyrone didn't know what to do when he finished college but after watching his cousins struggle to find a job following graduation from university he decided to explore all of the options to achieving career success. This is a great article written by the young person in question which clearly explains the benefits of taking the Apprenticeship route in banking and backing up what we have been saying at notgoingtouni for years. To read about the real...
HOW YOU CAN BECOME A JOURNALIST — WITHOUT GOING TO UNIVERSITY
17th December 2012, 09:58
Lots of people want to work in the media, whether on magazines, websites, video, TV, radio, newspapers or PR. Getting a job isn’t easy, though. You need specific training if you want to be a journalist. It’s also highly competitive, so your chances are greatly improved if you achieve a qualification that employers will trust. The standard route has been to go to university (any degree will do), then take a specific postgraduate journalism course. But that...
Olympic company recommends apprenticeships
14th December 2012, 16:44
A coatings firm in County Durham that took on two apprentices to ensure vital Olympic contract work was completed on time is urging other companies to do the same. Ionbond UK provides protective and decorative coatings fro all links of industries - from medicine to aerospace - took on two apprentices to help design the coating for the more than eleven thousand Olympic torches seen up and down the UK this summer. It's now running its apprenticeship programme for the second...
Reflect, Rethink, Reverse or destroy access to justice for all warns CILEx President.
14th December 2012, 15:31
The President of The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx), Nick Hanning, has called on the Government to “Reflect, Rethink, Reverse” to avoid a perfect storm that he believes will destroy access to justice for all. In a speech delivered to the CILEx Bournemouth and District branch on Friday (7 December 2012), Mr. Hanning outlined the concerns he has for the future of legal provision in England and Wales from April 2013 onwards. Legal aid is...