The Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced that £126m will be available for more traineeships in his latest budget
Employers could find apprenticeships an ideal way of testing and selecting the best candidates.
Staffordshire County Council is to invest £860,000 into schemes with Stafford Borough Council to help support programmes to assist businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
A survey has revealed that 42% of 16 to 21-year-olds are now more likely to consider an apprenticeship than before the pandemic began.
This week is a very good time for construction sector employers to think how to capture the talent that is out there.
There is a growing awareness in the UK that apprenticeships have the potential to help the country fill a growing number of skills gaps.
England’s apprenticeship levy has failed on every measure, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has said in a statement.
Apprenticeships are expected to be essential for the UK’s energy sector to meet the growing demand for people with the skills to develop and progress the country’s green economy.
Research by the National Grid has revealed that the UK needs to fill 400,000 jobs in order to achieve net-zero by 2050.
The paper suggests a series of reforms to ensure that everyone develops the skills they need, no matter what stage of life they’re at.
Cybersecurity industry leaders have said they are increasingly open to the idea of apprenticeships as a solution to help bring more young people into the sector.
A Burnley-based technology business has launched a brand-new apprenticeship academy. The +24 Academy will be the UK’s first fully digital apprenticeship course, designed and delivered by industry professionals. The Burnley Express reports that the course will provide apprentices with advanced education in the latest digital marketing trends and allow professionals to share their knowledge, wisdom, experience, and practical skills. +24 …
The UK government has published its Skills for Jobs white paper, which sets out its vision for education and training post-16 and is designed to ensure that people of any age are able to develop the skills they need to progress in the workplace.
British multinational defence, security, and aerospace company, BAE Systems is hiring over 1,250 new trainees onto its early careers programme in 2021
The IfATE External Quality Assurance report was the first annual independent report into apprenticeship assessments and highlights the ways in which apprentices and their employers adapted to the current circumstances.
An initiative led by the NSAFD, is helping smaller craft bakers to get access to free apprenticeship training with the help of large baking manufacturers.
The National Apprenticeship Awards has unveiled the best of England’s apprentice employers, apprentices, rising stars, and individuals who champion apprenticeships.
The Kickstart Scheme is a way to provide new opportunities for young people at risk of long-term unemployment.
The government has acknowledged that apprenticeships will play an important role in the economic recovery, and has put together a comprehensive support package with ESFA.
In the very first of its kind to receive government approval, apprentices can now launch their careers into orbit with a new Space Engineering Technician apprenticeship
Business products and services comparison website Small Business Prices has released data from a study that looked at the best industries for apprentices in 2020/21.
HS2 Ltd has announced that 412 new apprenticeships have been created on the project. The latest figures come just a month after main construction started on Phase 1 between London and Birmingham. Within HS2’s Skills, Employment and Education Strategy released back in 2018, was a commitment to the creation of at least 2,000 apprenticeships over the lifespan of the project, …
Provisional data has revealed that apprenticeship starts for the 2019/20 academic year fell with a total of 319,200 starts, compared with 389,000 in 2018/19.
National Apprenticeship Week 2021 will recognise how businesses across all sectors and industries, have risen to the challenges presented by the pandemic.
The UK government is in the process of introducing a new law that would enable apprentices who are made redundant to complete their training.
The National Apprenticeship Awards ceremonies will be broadcast online for the first time in 17 years, it was announced by the Government.
Experts have predicted that the demand for apprenticeship providers to double in the coming months.
A recent survey revealed that many young people in the UK are hopeful that apprenticeships will bounce back quickly from the Covid-19 pandemic.
Scarborough’s Construction Skills Village is undergoing a 12-week relocation and using a new green model to support future eco-friendly housebuilding.
From 15 July 2020, the number of apprentices that a small business can start through the digital apprenticeship service will increase from three to ten.
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