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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
Network Rail Advanced Apprenticeship Scheme Britain relies on rail. Every day Network Rail gets 3 million people to their destination and thousands of tonnes of goods moved around the country. Rail is a greener and safer mode of transport so it's no surprise that our railway has seen passenger numbers increase more than 40% in the past decade alone. These numbers are expected to double by 2034. That means we have to run more trains, more often and more efficiently. And...
Apprentice Supermarket extends relationship with Yodel
28th February 2013, 09:30
Apprentice Supermarket, the not-for-profit organisation helping young unemployed people to develop work skills, has extended its relationship with UK-wide delivery firm Yodel, which delivers more than 150 million parcels each year for many of the UK's top retailers. Originally, Yodel and Apprentice Supermarket teamed up in May 2012, giving young people the chance to sharpen their telemarketing skills to generate new sales leads. That project gave apprentices the...
School leaver apprentices invited to 'Earn and Learn' with DAC Beachcroft
27th February 2013, 17:30
International law firm DAC Beachcroft has announced the launch of an apprenticeship programme to bring school and college leavers into its business, giving students the opportunity to start a career in law without the cost of university fees. The firm is embarking on a new legal apprenticeship, set at Level 3 (the equivalent of A-level standard), which is being developed by the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) and is part of a wider government initiative...
Fancy running your own Garden Centre in just 5 years’ time?
27th February 2013, 09:23
The Garden Centre Group is the undisputed market leader in the garden centre industry, operating 129 garden centres throughout England and Wales and taking a 17% market share of the sector. The group also runs 95 highly successful restaurants within its centres. The company has a steadfast customer base and an ever-growing Gardening Club loyalty scheme. The club was launched in 2009 and now has more than 2.5m members. Our business strategy is to continue to strengthen...
Pearson's adult training business picked up by West Nottinghamshire College
27th February 2013, 09:04
An agreement has been reached whereby education giant Pearson will be transferring most of its adult training business - formerly carried out through Pearson in Practice - to West Nottinghamshire College. The transfer will affect around four thousand people, the vast majority of Pearson's learners, although there will be some transfers to other providers. Following the government's changes to apprenticeship funding rules, Pearson announced it was leaving the...
Invitation to Journalism Open Day, 27 February, 6-7.30pm - Last few places
22nd February 2013, 14:51
POST A-LEVEL OPEN DAY — LAST CHANCE TO BOOK YOUR PLACE We would like to invite you to learn about PMA's innovative course, meet your tutors and see around our exciting training venue here at the heart of the Press Association — the UK's hub for news in central London. We have a few places left. If you have would like to come along on Wednesday at 6pm, we'd be delighted to present how the Post-A level course will run and what you can expect in terms...
Recruitment sector gets its own apprenticeship
22nd February 2013, 14:37
As of March 1st, the recruitment sector will be getting its own dedicated apprenticeship. This is in response to the call for standardised training across the whole sector. James Caan, CEO of Hamilton Bradshaw and a recruitment expert in his own right, has offered the apprenticeship scheme his support, believing that a standard level of training will benefit the industry. There are already apprenticeships within the recruitment sector, but this new, standardised apprenticeship...
Twin Work & Volunteer Launch a Brand New Website
22nd February 2013, 10:50
Twin Work & Volunteer are pleased (and excited) to launch their brand new, shiny website for young people that want to work or volunteer abroad. The new site includes: Volunteering opportunities worldwide Work experience and internships in the UK and abroad Fully-funded internships in Europe Apprenticeship opportunities in the UK Paid work and working holidays abroad So, whether you'd like to find a marketing apprenticeship in London, a free...
CILEx and City & Guilds medal winners
21st February 2013, 14:42
The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Annual Prize winners and Medals of Excellence awarded to students studying CILEx qualifications through City & Guilds. The medals recognise students who have shown exceptional performance and merit through their studies and are nominated by their tutors. The two CILEx Annual Prize winners are: Fay Whyte – Oxford & Cherwell Valley College Shelby...
Havering College joins Peter Jones Enterprise Academy Network
21st February 2013, 12:21
HAVERING College of Further and Higher Education is joining the Peter Jones Enterprise Academy network to empower a new generation of entrepreneurs. The college is delighted to announce it will be working with the Peter Jones Enterprise Academy, founded by Dragons’ Den star Peter Jones CBE, to offer new and exciting qualifications to young people with business ambitions. The new Peter Jones approved facility will operate from the Brentwood Innovation Centre - Havering...
Professional union makes it ‘Appen for apprentices
20th February 2013, 15:55
From today (Wednesday) would-be apprentices can access a free App via Google, which offers advice as well as the largest selection of vacancies available via a mobile application. Developed by Prospect, the union for professionals, the App offers information and guidance on everything related to apprenticeships, from finding out about a particular role to applying for a job, minimum rates of pay and what a should be covered in an apprenticeship contract. Sue Ferns, Prospect’s...
Atos to train over 70 new IT apprentices in 2013 with QA Apprenticeships
19th February 2013, 16:08
Atos partners with leading apprenticeships provider QA to add significant numbers to its technology apprentice intake. Atos has expanded its apprentice training programme in 2013 to take on over 70 apprentices in sites all over the UK. The global technology company will offer opportunities to those seeking careers in ICT systems, software development, business and project management. The expansion is the latest positive step for the Atos apprenticeship programme, which...
Uni fee system costs outweigh the benefits
19th February 2013, 09:26
Findings of research by London Economics, on behalf of the Million+ group of newer universities warn that the cost of shifting direct funding for teaching via the Higher Education Council for England to raised student loans will only be worthwhile in the short term. The report "Are the changes to higher education funding in England cost-effective?" states that Treasury expenditure will be reduced by £1.166 billion this year. But direct costs of this funding...
Student Finance available for HND programmes
18th February 2013, 11:36
Student Finance is available for the folllowing 3 HND programmes: - HND Business (6 pathway) HND Computing and Systems Development HND Travel and Tourism Students can study recognised EDEXCEL qualifications, without paying any up front costs. Please contact UKCBC for more information, or email us: firstname.lastname@example.org
AS-level axe unwelcome
15th February 2013, 15:09
Plans revealed last month for the Secretary of State for Education to downgrade AS-levels have now been opposed by the Russell Group of universities. The group, which represents 24 research-intensive universities including Oxford and Cambridge, says the plans are unnecessary and could put poorer students off from applying to more selective courses. Those plans would also limit the ability of a university to select the best admission candidates because AS-levels are a...
DFE bribes Headteachers to convert their schools to academy status
14th February 2013, 09:25
At a time when overall education benefits are undergoing severe cuts, the Department for Education (DfE) is offering taxpayers' money to schools around the UK in a bid to "buy off" critics of the Education Secretary's "academisation" project. 32 schools in Lancashire alone have been offered £40,000 each, with that sum sometimes being augmented to the tune of an additional £25,000 "towards legal fees". There is no denial...
Response to LSB’s recommendation that will-writing activities be reserved
13th February 2013, 15:00
ILEX Professional Standards (IPS) and The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives have issued the following statements relating to the Legal Services Board’s final decision on will-writing, estate administration and probate activities IPS: Welcoming the LSB’s announcement, Alan Kershaw, Chairman of ILEX Professional Standards (IPS) said: “We recognise the case for regulation of will writing. The consequences of a poorly drafted will are significant,...
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Applications rocket 300% for London based Higher Apprenticeship jobs at PwC
13th February 2013, 08:44
· Appetite for alternative training options in the capital is strong, but London employers need to do more to demystify Apprenticeships say PwC Applications to professional services firm PwC, for their London based Higher Apprenticeship and School Leaver programme have risen 318% since the financial crisis began, as the City gears up for one of the largest ever Apprenticeship fairs in Hackney on Wednesday. Applications from London and the surrounds to the...