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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
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...
Cameron's Apprenticeship Pledge
11th March 2013, 10:56
To mark the start of National Apprenticeship Week, Prime Minister David Cameron will today pledge to make it the "new norm" for school leavers to go on to university or to take up an apprenticeship. Mr Cameron wants the UK to emulate Germany's attitudes to work-based training, which is the accepted alternative to a university education for teenagers once they've finished their exams. The Prime Minister will be calling on schools, colleges and employers,...
‘You’re Hired’ – Admiral paves way for licensees to offer apprenticeships to staff
8th March 2013, 17:19
Pub group reports strong interest ahead of National Apprenticeship Week In a timely boost for National Apprenticeship Week, Admiral Taverns has reported strong demand from its licensees for an apprenticeship programme it has created in concert with one of the industry’s leading training providers. The community pub group has joined forces with national firm Charnwood Training Group, to enable its licensees to offer the BIIAB Level 2 and Level 3 Apprenticeships in Licensed...
Logica, now part of CGI!
8th March 2013, 14:35
CGI and Logica With 71,000 professionals in 40 countries within 400 local offices, the combination of CGI and Logica offers greater presence, service capabilities and expertise for our clients across the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific. It’s an exciting time for us to bring even greater value to our partnerships with you. Local accountability, global scale We like to say that our world got bigger so yours can get smaller. With our expanded footprint, we have...
Apprenticeship Guide Released Ahead of National Apprenticeship Week 2013
8th March 2013, 10:09
With University fees at an all-time high, we have launched our apprenticeship guide for the forth year running to help young people find apprenticeships and vocational training as an alternative to higher education, including a foreward from Dragons’ Den star Levi Roots. The guide offers advice on available apprenticeships and vocational training throughout the UK and highlights the benefits of ‘learning and earning’ at the same time. With National Apprenticeship...
National Apprenticeship Week 2013 at Uxbridge College - What's Happening?
7th March 2013, 13:58
It’s National Apprenticeship Week 2013! Thinking of taking on an Apprentice or becoming one? Come along and visit Uxbridge College. It is the perfect time to find out how Apprenticeships may benefit employers or Potential Apprentices! Did you know? We are the largest College provider for apprenticeships in north west London! Our overall success rate for 11/12 was 85.5% - 11.7% above the national average. Why be an Uxbridge College Apprentice? Get...
Celebrate National Apprenticeship Week with an award winning apprenticeships provider.
6th March 2013, 09:58
National Apprenticeship Week, 11 – 15 March 2013 National Apprenticeship Week is just a few weeks away and there is no better time to become an apprentice with QA Apprenticeships – an award winning apprenticeships provider. We recently won the coveted Apprenticeship Programme of the Year award for the second consecutive year at the prestigious Learning & Performance Institute awards Why choose QA Apprenticeships? 100% of QA Apprentices have jobs from...
Latest from RDI ! - Applications for online degrees up 59%
5th March 2013, 13:14
Online learning provider RDI has announced a 59% increase in applications for undergraduate degrees. The figures are based on RDI’s January intake and represent a year on year comparison. Total applications for all online courses - including degrees, diplomas, masters and MBAs – were up over 40%. But it is the surge in undergraduate degree applications that is most notable – particularly when compared to UCAS figures which showed applications for traditional...