Just over half of the UK computer games industry is willing to take an apprentice within the next year under the right conditions, although concerns have been raised about the lack of understanding the industry has about apprenticeship providers. The non-profit organisation Into Games produced a report into the UK games industry’s approach to apprentices, with over 100 studios (including studios owned …
National Apprenticeships Awards Winners Named
The winners of the National Apprenticeships Awards 2020-21 have been named at a prestigious ceremony in London. It was the 18th time the event has been staged, but the first as a hybrid event, with Education Secretary Nadhim Zahawi and Minister for Skills Alex Burghart attending the evening at 30 Euston Square. It was hosted by BBC TV presenter Dan …
How Old Is Too Old For An Apprenticeship?
There are no age restrictions when it comes to apprenticeships, with the scheme being open to those beyond their teens.
Bids Welcomed On New £7m Flexi-Job Apprenticeship Development Fund
Bidding has opened on a £7m fund set up by the government to help sectors which struggle to meet the minimum 12-month duration for an apprenticeship
Parliamentary Report On Apprenticeships Welcomed
A new report by MPs on apprenticeships that was published this week has been welcomed by one of the qualification awarding bodies.
F1 Announces Apprenticeships To Improve Diversity
The Formula 1 Apprentice Programme will see the series ‘place two long term apprentices from underrepresented groups within our organisation in 2021.
Relaunched Travel Firm ‘Keen’ To Take On New Apprentices
A spokesperson for the new brand said they are “absolutely keen to bring in apprentices as the travel industry rebounds.
Who Were The First Apprenticeship Providers?
Whilst the modern apprenticeship scheme can be traced back to 1994, the tradition of combining work with education has existed for over a thousand years.