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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
500 new apprenticeship jobs at EE
21st March 2013, 09:15
EE, the most advanced digital communications company in the UK, and the first to provide 4G mobile services, announced plans today to recruit 500 apprentices by 2015. So far, over the past year, EE has been trialling the scheme for its Customer team, with 101 apprentices recruited to date. 25% of those vacancies were filled by 16 and 17-year-olds, while a total of 90% were filled by people aged under 22. The 500 new apprentices will be joining EE's Customer and...
Team Concorde needs you!
20th March 2013, 15:07
A team of nine apprentices from British Airways is taking part in the annual Brathay Apprenticeship Challenge to find the apprentice team of the year. And they need your support to help them claim victory. The challenge, supported by the National Apprenticeship Service, is currently in the heat stage in which the team must raise the profile of apprenticeships in their industry and their region and take part in a community project where the teams use their skills to...
Win a USA trip for you and 3 friends worth £8000!
19th March 2013, 16:49
TrekAmerica is giving you the chance to win an incredible 2 week road trip for you and 3 of your friends, worth £8,000! This incredible trip takes in the highlights of Western USA and includes: 15 nights’ accommodation for 4 people Return flights with Virgin Atlantic Las Vegas, San Francisco & Los Angeles The Grand Canyon & Yosemite National...
First UK VSO ICS Deaf Volunteers
19th March 2013, 14:43
We are very pleased to announce our first team of UK ICS Deaf volunteers have just finished their training in York. It's part of their preparations for going to the Philippines in June. Thanks to everyone who made the training so successful, particularly our partners at Deafway. VSO ICS is open to anyone aged 18-25. For more information please see www.vso-ics.org.uk
National Apprenticeship week sees 14,000 apprenticeships pledged
18th March 2013, 15:30
The annual National Apprenticeship Week was set in place in order to raise awareness of apprenticeships as an alternative to a university education or going straight into work. This year's National Apprenticeship Week, which ended on Friday, was the sixth so far. It appears to have fulfilled its purpose, with companies of all kinds and sizes pledging to take on around 14,000 apprentices in the near future. Whether it's the first apprenticeship a company has...
Over 2,000 applicants for 50 EDF apprenticeships
18th March 2013, 09:54
The response to EDF Energy's annual call for apprentices reflects the demand of young people for a quality placement. The apprenticeship scheme includes two years training at a Royal Navy base and two years at a nuclear power station. It's considered by many to be among the best offered anywhere in the industry, and since there were over 40 applicants for each apprenticeship, it's obvious that school leavers share that view. Applicants fortunate enough...
Hospitality Apprentices Cater for Deputy Prime Minister
15th March 2013, 15:41
Catering and hospitality apprentices from Charnwood Training Group, Compass Group, De Vere Hospitality Academy, Greene King and Spirit Pub Company have helped the Deputy Prime Minister launch a new campaign to celebrate the productivity of apprentices. Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg officially launched the ‘made by apprentices’ campaign to showcase the talents of apprentices at the National Apprenticeship Week Admiralty House reception. At the unique...
Uxbridge College Apprenticeships: Working Hard to Deliver
15th March 2013, 14:59
Meet Adam Milner Sebastian & Daughters/ Uxbridge College Accounting Apprentice “Like all young people, when I was in school, I did not know what I wanted to do..........The Head of my Sixth Form School suggested to attend a taster day for apprenticeships in an accountancy firm. I did and I fell in love with the idea........ I tried my best and successfully enrolled myself with Uxbridge College as an Accounting Apprentice on AAT Level...
DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER LAUNCHES ‘MADE BY APPRENTICES’
15th March 2013, 11:02
Apprentices took over the historic Admiralty House in London’s Whitehall last night (Wednesday 13th March) – transforming the venue into a celebration of the achievements of Britain’s apprentices, at an event hosted by Nick Clegg. The Deputy Prime Minister’s reception was held in praise of the contribution apprentices have made in creating some of England’s finest and most respected exports, goods and services and marks this year’s National...
Hall of Fame: Runner up in National Apprenticeship Awards
14th March 2013, 17:27
Meet Madiha Rizvi Copthorne Tara London Kensington Hotel, Customer Service Apprentice. http://goo.gl/XybbD Madiha was chosen as a runner-up at the National Skills for London Awards. An Uxbridge College apprenticeship student has been honoured as part of a national competition. Madiha Rizvi, who studied towards an Advanced Apprenticeship in Customer Service, was chosen as a runner-up in the Advanced Apprentice category...
College Works With Iconic London Venues To Produce Inspiring Apprenticeships Film
14th March 2013, 14:53
Kensington and Chelsea College joined forces with some of London’s most iconic organisations to produce an inspiring video showcasing how apprenticeships change lives and businesses. The five-minute film, shot at the V&A, was debuted at a networking event at the college’s multi-million pound Chelsea Centre, on March 12, in support of National Apprenticeship Week. Among those attending were employers connected to the college through its burgeoning apprenticeship...
Survey says medium sized businesses most likely to take on apprentices
13th March 2013, 13:38
Independent market research consultancy BDRC Continental's Apprenticeship Survey reveals that 15% of businesses in the UK have an apprenticeship scheme, and 60% of those have employed someone full time in the past year once their apprenticeship is completed. The survey results have been released to coincide with National Apprenticeship Week, and show that businesses employing between 51 and 250 people - categorised as "medium sized" - are most likely to take...
You’re hired! Hillingdon launches Legal Apprenticeship programme
13th March 2013, 09:33
In support of National Apprenticeship Week (11 to 15 March), the London Borough of Hillingdon has appointed four school leavers as legal assistant apprentices in its legal services department. They will be trained jointly by ILEX Tutorial College and Vision Apprentices over a period of twelve months. The successful candidates Muna Ahmed, Jagjit Sandhu, Gangasuthan Balasubramaniam and Madison O’Callaghan will start their apprenticeship training today where they will...
What does an apprenticeship at McDonald’s involve?
12th March 2013, 12:40
Emily Hales, 20, is a young single mum from Sittingbourne in Kent. She first joined McDonald’s in June 2011, aged 19, after taking time out from work to have her son, Alfie. Commenting on her apprenticeship, she says: “Completing the apprenticeship has made me feel more confident about the work I do and has helped me to understand more about the business. It has also taught me valuable lessons such as time management and organisation, which is really useful at...
Grow with Uxbridge College, Become an Apprentice!
12th March 2013, 12:37
National Apprenticeship Week 2013, Day 2 at Uxbridge College We are proudly celebrating how our Apprentices grow with us! Uxbridge College Apprentices recognises the value of our programmes and are confident enough to build up career plans and higher aspirations without going to university to get a degree. Click here to see what our apprentices say! Contact Details For more information about Uxbridge College’s range of Apprenticeships, please contact us on...
Grow your own talent
12th March 2013, 10:55
Lesley Nelson, Finance Manager at the Big Lottery Fund talks us through the steps and considerations employers need to take when starting an apprenticeship scheme. Every year, the Big Lottery Fund gives out millions of pounds from the National Lottery to community groups and projects that improve health, education and the environment. Naturally, finance is a huge part of what we do. We have approximately 1000 employees based across the UK including 23 people...
QA Apprenticeships releases Hire Education 'mockumentary'
12th March 2013, 10:24
Apprenticeships provider takes a sideways look at office etiquette to help new starters make the transition from school to the workplace. QA Apprenticeships is celebrating National Apprenticeship Week 2013 by releasing a ‘mockumentary’-style film to discuss the challenges of starting a new job. The video aims to help young people moving from school into professional life, to make them aware of the situations they might encounter and the correct way to deal with...
Budding Apprentice Chefs Benefit From Michelin-Starred Kitchen Experience
11th March 2013, 14:17
Young people urged to consider hospitality careers Two rising star apprentices have been given the rare opportunity to spend a day in Tom Kerridge’s Michelin-starred kitchen as part of National Apprenticeships Week (11 – 15 March). Almost a million* young people are out of work in the UK and as part of a drive to raise the profile of apprenticeships in the hospitality industry, the pair were chosen by Greene King Pub Partners, the tenanted and leased pub company,...
Higher Education fair to help students in East London and Essex make big decisions
11th March 2013, 13:50
A HIGHER Education fair to help students decide their future will be the first of its kind in Havering . Havering College of Further and Higher Education is holding an open-to-all event for young people and adults considering university level study. Higher Education fairs are an excellent opportunity for prospective students to meet representatives from a range of universities in one place and pick up their prospectuses. The Higher Education Fair at the Havering College...
Easter Egg Competition
11th March 2013, 12:55
Still time to get involved with our Easter Competition!!! Its simple, all you have to do is decorate an A4 size easter egg shape. Let your children be creative using various resources. The winning child will then recieve a prize as well as the parent/carer who helped them submit it. Once you've done this just send us a picture via email@example.com along with the childs name and contact details. Entrys can be submitted immediately and all entrys will also...