UCAS has confirmed it will offer more advertise apprentices from apprenticeship providers, as well as undergraduate degrees to expand choice for school leavers.
UK Needs More Focus On Apprenticeships, Says Peer
A former employment minister has highlighted the need for more corporate apprenticeship programmes to help drag the UK economy out of its prolonged slump.
National Apprenticeship Week Celebrates ‘Skills For Life’
National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) is underway, celebrating the benefits of learning ‘skills for life’ when undergoing an employer provider apprenticeship.
How Your Business Can Get Started With Apprenticeships
Businesses of all sizes and industries can reap the benefits that come with hiring apprentices, but for many, the issue is about knowing the first steps to take
Yorkshire Firm Offers Full-Time Jobs To Apprentices
A Yorkshire firm that has offered apprenticeship opportunities for 15 years, including an AAT level 3 accounting apprenticeship, has revealed six trainees are becoming full-time staff.
Engineering Industry Figure Welcomes Apprenticeships Data
News that apprenticeship raining providers have been able to offer more places on training schemes in the UK over the last year has been welcomed by a senior engineering industry figure.
What We Can Learn From The Sutton Trust Apprenticeship Report
Education and training need to evolve to remain relevant to the working environment in which they take place and a recent report highlights key areas.
Winners Of National Apprenticeship Awards Revealed
Apprentices and apprentice training providers from around the UK were honoured at the 19th National Apprenticeship Awards for their hard work and good practice.
Apprentices Graduate From Imperial College London
Imperial College London has revealed six apprentices have completed its apprenticeship course.
King Charles Backs Apprenticeships
In a BBC interview in 2018 looking forwards to the time when he would be king, Charles III insisted that his adoption of the constitutional role of sovereign would mean he would no longer speak out on major issues that interested him, ranging from the environment to architecture. Nonetheless, details of his views on many things expressed while Prince of …
Could Traditional Crafts Be Saved By Apprenticeships?
In the era of traditional guilds, learning a craft was an exceptionally difficult, lengthy commitment, where a young person would live, work and train with a master of their craft for years.
How The Autumn Statement Affects Apprenticeships
With the cost of living crisis at the forefront of most people’s minds, an important issue is just how much anyone can earn while being an apprentice
Northern Gas Expands Apprenticeship Scheme
Northern Gas Networks (NGN) has revealed it has expanded its apprenticeship scheme to open up opportunities within the sector for young people who do not have formal qualifications.
ScotRail Reveals First Deaf Apprentice
Proving its apprenticeship schemes are inclusive, ScotRail has revealed it appointed its first deaf apprentice last year.
How Apprenticeships Can Be Used To Reskill Employees
The apprenticeship system, as well as the education and further education system at large, is often viewed with a somewhat narrow lens.
Will New Government Ministers Spell Change For Apprenticeships?
The government’s policies on apprenticeships will be something that both those hoping to take that route to a new career and apprenticeship training providers themselves will be looking for information as Liz Truss and her new team take over from Boris Johnson’s outgoing cabinet. While the topic may not have featured much in the party hustings as Ms Truss and …
How Businesses Have Attracted Young Talent Through Apprenticeships
The past few years have seen a shift in how businesses see the progression and career pathways of young upcoming talent, particularly in more specialist fields and industries.
The Greatest Myths About Apprenticeships Debunked
Given that there are so many people who could benefit from an apprenticeship scheme, it is important to provide the facts behind the misconceptions.
60% Of Students Considering Apprenticeships
There has been an increase in the number of people considering apprenticeship schemes recently, as the cost-of-living crisis is forcing students to look at alternatives to university education.
The Most Important Qualities To Find In An Apprenticeship
Taking on an apprentice is one of the most important parts of any long-term business plan and has been for thousands of years.
Unused Apprenticeship Levy Funds May Be Challenge For New PM
According to the LPC, which was created by the IPPR thinktank, employers have collectively returned £3.3 billion of unspent funds to the Treasury since 2019, the equivalent of £95 million a month.
Michelin-starred Restaurant Launches Chef Apprenticeship￼
Amateur chefs who are looking to expand their skillset and become experts in their field might consider enrolling in a new apprenticeship scheme for a Michelin-starred restaurant.
Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers Revealed
The British Army has been named the best apprenticeship employer in the UK, after the government revealed the top 100 providers this year.
National Trust Announces New Apprenticeship Programme
People who are interested in developing their heritage skills will be able to embark on a new apprenticeship from the National Trust. The Hamish Ogston Foundation – a charity focused on heritage, health and music – has revealed it has awarded £6.2 million to the National Trust to launch the new Heritage Crafts Apprenticeship programme. This will enable 52 people …
Quarter Of Apprentices Faced Covid Training Delays
More than a quarter of apprentices faced delays in completing their training, as a result of Covid-19.
Is Academic Attainment Linked To Apprenticeship Success?
During a time when many 16-year-olds take their GSCE exams, the debate about the importance of academic attainment and its connection to apprenticeship and later career success has been raised.
Treasury Move May Encourage Diversity Of Apprenticeships In North
The government’s decision to move some of the Treasury’s offices to Darlington could be a game changer
New Guidance Issued To Boost Apprenticeship Success Rates
The government has called on the Institute for IfATE to increase apprenticeship take up rates among young people.
Mythbuster Seeks To Dispel Apprenticeship Misconceptions
The lifting of pandemic-related restrictions in the UK should help the economy grow, notwithstanding the global economic impact of the war in Ukraine. But filling the jobs this will generate may be a significant challenge.
Apprentices To Be Honoured At Business Awards
A Yorkshire business awards event will recognise the hard work of local apprentices by handing out a gong for the best Manufacturing Apprentice of the Year.