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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
JOURNALISM OPEN DAY 13 JUNE AT THE PRESS ASSOCIATION
14th May 2013, 00:01
Find out about how to build a career in the media without having to take a univeristy degree first. This autumn PMA is launching a new fast-track Post A-level diploma course based on its award-winning postgraduate programme. The course leads to a guaranteed apprenticeship with a magazine or website.... so long as you pass. We're based at The Press Association, the UK's leading press agency and multimedia content provider. You will learn alongside some of the UK's...
Traineeships launched at last
13th May 2013, 15:40
Eleven months after Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg announced that details on the new traineeship scheme would be launched "soon", Skills Minister Matthew Hancock yesterday revealed their framework. Originally, traineeships were proposed to help people aged between 16 and 24 acquire the skills and attitudes to help get them into work. In the past eleven months, though, things have changed: traineeships will be rolled out this August, but only for people...
The BBC today announced a new technology and engineering apprentice scheme, the BBC Technology Apprenticeship, to address a critical technology skills shortage in the broadcast sector. Funded by BBC Technology and the government’s Employer Ownership Skills Pilot, the scheme, with the participation of a number of industry partners, aims to produce 100 highly skilled, experienced and employable graduate level apprentices over eight years to meet growing industry demand....
BBC TECHNOLOGY APPRENTICES WILL QUALIFY WITH A BEng IN BROADCAST ENGINEERING
13th May 2013, 10:55
The 20 bright young people who gain a place on the first salaried BBC Technology Apprenticeship, as opposed to taking the student loan university student route, will qualify as a Bachelor of Engineering (BEng) in Broadcast Engineering at the end of the innovative programme. This will set them up to compete for jobs at the BBC or across the industry. The BBC announced today that the academic award for the Apprenticeship has now been formally approved. All apprentices...
Social media apprenticeships now on offer
10th May 2013, 13:26
With over half the UK's population on Facebook, businesses have always been looking for ways to make an online connection with them - and, they hope, turn them into customers. Social media is now an important driving force for modern business, so one company - Manchester-based Tangerine PR - is now offering apprenticeships in the use of social media for business purposes. The "Juice Academy" apprenticeship scheme offers students the chance to develop the...
The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has launched a new awards scheme to recognise the best and the brightest apprentices and technicians. The scheme will see an apprentice, a technician and an Armed Forces technician walk away with £1,000 each, two years free membership of the IET and payment of their professional registration fees. The new awards aim to raise the profile of the good work that apprentices and technicians contribute to engineering...
NAS launches apprenticeship application app contest
8th May 2013, 09:09
The National Apprenticeship Services (NAS) has launched a UK-wide competition for the best app or game to be launched in real life this August. The "Can you hack it as an apprentice" challenge looks to help raise awareness of apprenticeships in general and help improve the quality of young peoples' apprenticeship applications. The competition offers developers between the ages of 16 and 24 the chance to compete for up to £13,000 of funding, in the...
Apprentice Broadcast Engineers
7th May 2013, 10:08
Job title: Apprentice Broadcast Engineer Job Ref. No 1025519 Salary: £Competitive + benefits Location Salford, Birmingham and London Duration: 3 year FTC For the first time, the BBC is offering the right candidates a three year contract to work and train in technology teams with the BBC and our industry partners. This is a higher level apprenticeship which supports you studying towards an honours bachelor’s degree while you gain industry experience....
Capgemini have just opened their Higher Apprentice programme in a wider number of locations providing students with a fantastic opportunity to obtain a degree whilst developing their business skills. The Capgemini Higher Apprentice Sponsored Degree Programme combines the best of both worlds by combining technical training and work-based learning with a sound understanding of the key concepts and theory behind Software Engineering. In the first 3 months in Capgemini, you...
Capgemini Higher Apprentice Programme – New Locations announced.
3rd May 2013, 16:57
Capgemini Higher Apprentice Programme The Capgemini Higher Apprentice Sponsored Degree Programme combines the best of both worlds by providing technical training and paid work-based learning with a sound understanding of the key concepts and theory behind Software Engineering. Not only that but it is now open in a number of new locations. Why Capgemini? With around 120,000 people in 40 countries, Capgemini is one of the world’s foremost providers...
Interested in a career in Financial Services?
3rd May 2013, 15:40
The Professional Certificate in Financial Services (PCertFS) from the ifs School of Finance is a part-time flexible study qualification that can help you get your first step into the industry. It is designed to provide you with essential skills and knowledge in key areas of financial markets, accounting, enterprise and entrepreneurship. Choose how you study Our flexible learning approach puts you in control of when and where you study. You can fit your...
Help them kick start their career with Kaplan’s Summer Schools!
3rd May 2013, 14:10
Leading training provider Kaplan is running a series of FREE Summer Schools for students in Years 11-13. Available at 16 locations across the UK this summer, the programme offers young people a unique opportunity to gain a valuable insight into a career in Business or Accountancy, improve their chances of securing an Apprenticeship job, and gain a competitive edge to help them stand out from the crowd. By attending their local Summer School, students will: - Improve their...
National scheme creates more than a hundred new IT apprenticeships
3rd May 2013, 12:31
The National IT Partnership (NITP) has partnered with the National Skills Academy for IT and British Telecom (BT) to create 108 new apprenticeships. Most of these new apprenticeships are with small and medium-sized businesses. The partnership, established last year, has now created a total of 313 new IT apprenticeships, providing training for young people which passes BT's stringent quality assurance criteria. The training is delivered by NITP at 11 towns and cities...
Not going to uni? Try The Training Room
2nd May 2013, 16:18
University isn’t for everyone and with rising costs and no guarantee of jobs upon graduation, many school and college leavers are considering other options. Students with an interest and aptitude in sport and fitness should consider qualifying as a personal trainer to give an excellent foundation on which to build a career in the fitness and leisure industry. Great choice for students The Training Room personal trainer academy has an excellent track record training...
Become a Just IT Apprentice
1st May 2013, 16:20
The Just IT Advanced Apprenticeship programme is designed for school and college leavers who are looking to gain real hands on experience in the IT Industry. The course has been designed with CompTIA, CIW and Microsoft IT certifications, to give you the balance between paid work and internationally recognised qualifications. If you don’t want to go to university and want to pursue a career in IT then an IT Apprenticeship programme is ideal for you. Why should...
UK's first property apprenticeship programme launches
1st May 2013, 13:05
The first property apprenticeship scheme in the UK has been launched by global commercial real estate services company CBRE, providing an entry route into an industry that has up to now only been recruiting graduates. Initially, the scheme will offer ten apprentices the chance to become fully qualified chartered surveyors, thanks to assistance from the Chartered Surveyors Training Trust (CSTT). The programme itself will last for six years, with successful applicants...
CILEx lawyers pledge to keep the highest standards
1st May 2013, 12:39
Today, on the second day of the 2013 CILEx graduation ceremony, newly qualified lawyers undertook the Chartered Legal Executive Oath, promising to protect their independence and act with integrity. Nearly 500 CILEx members achieved lawyer status during 2012, of which 150 received their scrolls this week during the two days of ceremonies held in Bedford. The Graduates were addressed by Trevor Dyer, a Chartered Legal Executive lawyer himself and Partner at Brethertons...
St Patrick’s offers a world of opportunity in the heart of London
30th April 2013, 11:07
Founded as a school in 1803, St Patrick's College has grown into a top-level learning institution, welcoming students from around the world to our campuses in Central London. The right qualification We have partnerships with some of the most established and innovative names in UK education, offering you HNDs, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in many subjects. Through our excellent facilities and highly experienced tutors, these programmes deliver...
Kick start your career at a Kaplan Summer School!
30th April 2013, 11:02
Kaplan is running a series of FREE Summer Schools for students in Years 11-13. Available at 16 locations across the UK this summer, this fantastic programme offers you the unique opportunity to improve your chances of getting an Apprenticeship job, gain a valuable insight into a career in Business or Accountancy and stand out from the crowd. By attending your local Summer School you will: - Improve your chances of securing an Apprenticeship job - Find out the benefits...
VSO ICS - see what some of our volunteers are doing in Tajikistan
30th April 2013, 10:45
Watch the video of UK Ambassador to Tajikistan, Robin Ord-Smith, along with visiting Consul General and Director-General for Trade & Investment for Turkey, Central Asia and the South Caucasus, Leigh Turner visited Khujand to deliver books donated by the UK government to the VSO partner, Technical College Dusti Amirkhon and also had the opportunity to meet ICS Volunteers working in the region. http://youtu.be/afokCl8MYYo With departures througout the year to various locations...