Two separate hospitality apprenticeship schemes have been launched in Scotland to help tackle a shortage of trained staff.
UCAS data for the last 12 months shows that while university applications increased by 4%, demand for degree and higher-level apprenticeships has jumped by 25%.
The SMC, an independent advisory non-departmental public body, claims that apprenticeships are failing to reach their social mobility potential, and need to be targeted at the most disadvantaged.
As major projects such as HS2 begin ramping up, infrastructure will be a major source of demand in the next few years, as well as the requirement to retrofit existing buildings to meet net-zero emissions targets, according to a new report from the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB). The Construction Index reports that the latest CITB Construction Skills Network (CSN) …
The DfE has announced plans to withdraw its register of apprenticeship training agencies ATAs, and replace it with a new one for specific sectors.
British multinational defence, security, and aerospace company, BAE Systems is hiring over 1,250 new trainees onto its early careers programme in 2021
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.
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.