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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
The Only Way is Marketing
27th March 2013, 11:23
Marketing is all about people, understanding what they want and how they behave. To be a good marketer you will need to be creative, to understand the media and think globally. Marketing makes a great career choice. No organization can succeed without good marketing; new digital media and ever changing customer behavior means that there are always exciting developments on the horizon – you’ll never get bored! Top marketers work behind the scenes, determining...
CILEx submits application to LSB for independent Practice Rights
27th March 2013, 10:20
The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) and its independent regulator ILEX Professional Standards (IPS) have today submitted applications to the Legal Services Board (LSB) to enable the granting of independent practice rights to Chartered Legal Executives. If approved, CILEx will be able to authorise suitably qualified practitioners and businesses to provide legal services in Probate, Conveyancing, Litigation, Advocacy and Immigration work. The new applications...
IFDS Apprenticeship jobs available
26th March 2013, 16:53
A job, career prospects, starting salary of £12,250 and FREE* training. Locations: Chelmsford, Brentwood and Basildon Kaplan is inviting all school leavers to apply now for a career in financial services with International Financial Data Services (IFDS), one of the fastest growing financial servicing organisations in Europe. IFDS Apprenticeships The scheme at IFDS offers you the chance to work for a successful company and learn new skills. IFDS currently have...
MONTH TO GO IN SEARCH FOR APPRENTICES AND EMPLOYERS OF 2013
26th March 2013, 14:19
Current apprentices and employers across the country are being encouraged to enter the 2013 National Apprenticeship Awards. With just a month to go until nominations close (on the 26th April 2013), the Awards demonstrate howApprenticeships deliver for a whole range of industries, from engineering and manufacturing through to IT and the creative and digital sector. Now in their tenth year, the 2012 winners have seen significant benefits from taking part. City & Guilds...
New film launched to help budding apprentices apply for vacancies
26th March 2013, 14:17
A new film has been launched today by the National Apprenticeship Service to guide prospective apprentices through up to 17,000 Apprenticeship vacancies available at any one time and to help them to submit a successful application. Featuring a leading employer, a training provider and two apprentices, the new film provides a step-by-step guide through the Apprenticeship vacancies service available via Apprenticeships.org.uk and also now available via the new Av Search...
Oxford University to review admissions policy
25th March 2013, 14:59
After settling a case with a student who sued one of its colleges for "discriminating against the poor", Oxford University will review its policy under which its selection process includes an applicant's ability to pay tens of thousands of pounds for living expenses and tuition fees. This review will be too late for the thousands who've failed the "financial guarantee" test, but it's possible that those hoping to start at Oxford this September...
University drop out rate high, but improving
25th March 2013, 09:51
A report from the Higher Education Statistics Agency shows that more than one student in 14 is leaving higher education after less than a year. In the worst-performing educational institution - the University of the West of Scotland - drop-outs totalled 23%. It's estimated that 10% of students won't finish their chosen degree course, either because they've left higher education altogether, switched to another course or studied for a lesser degree instead....
The apprentices who help make the Royal Opera House work
22nd March 2013, 15:35
BBC News spoke to some of the apprentices who work at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden and its production workshop in Thurrock. Find out more.
What A Career In Engineering Can Do For You!
22nd March 2013, 12:33
A career in engineering can take you into many exciting areas from aerospace to marine, automotive to electronics and communication. Today’s engineering is typically modern, clean and crammed with the latest technology. If you use a smart phone, an iPad, or a modern car, you are enjoying the benefits of engineering and technology, it’s far removed from the grimy smoke-stacked factories of the past and we have companies waiting to recruit apprentices right now....
22nd March 2013, 12:24
The AGP is a 5 to 12 month practical training programme and is split into three Stages. Stage 1 is delivered in the UK, with Stage 3 and 4 based abroad. Whilst in London Gappers are given the opportunity to take FA qualified courses, TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) Course for Football coaches and a Referees Course. In addition to certified courses, we offer the Gappers a practical element to their training where they spend two days a week in local Secondary...
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...