Degree level apprenticeships? They are already available…


The Apprentice Finder

This article on the UK edition of International Business Times caught our eye this week and got us thinking about what individuals want from a career and where their expectations lie. We believe that there are a few misconceptions about what apprenticeships truly are. So, this blog entry is going to address them in the hope that we can increase the numbers of productive and valuable matches for both candidate and employer.

In the article, Connor Ryan who’s the Director of Research at Sutton Trust is quoted as saying “There are still not nearly enough apprenticeships at A level or degree standard available. It is vital that this gap is addressed.”

University education

My question is, “So what’s the fascination around comparing different types of qualifications and the race to be as highly qualified as quickly as possible?” We’ve already noted in the past that 47% of graduates are in…

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About Paul Champion

Some have called me a leader, and a entrepreneur, they say I have integrity, presence and skills to ensure continuous improvement and success in whatever challenges I face. They also tell me that I am positive, resilient and motivating. I say, I'm just a normaI guy from Gateshead in the North of England, who started as an apprentice engineer. I have been in the right place at the right time and in the wrong place at the wrong time! I have successfully initiated and led complex organizations and situations to completion and success, and I have been in some jobs where success seemed untouchable. Mainly though, I have tried to learn everyday, help people to progress and learn the skills they need to be successful. I have had the privilege of working with some great people locally across the UK and more recently internationally in Asia, Europe and now USA, where I am lucky enough to work for www.3aaa.co.uk where I am head of 3aaa USA. This website is just me having an outlet to talk about all those thoughts, ideas and things I learn that pass through my head every day when I face the challenge of doing business. I will also rant on about how great apprenticeships are, and how you can help change peoples lives through them. After all thats how I got to do the great things that I have done, and also I am still an apprentice everyday! All I ask is that if you find it interesting then leave a comment and share what you read. THANK YOU.

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