Apprentices Category

Hottest jobs going into 2019, most of which have apprenticeship options now or in the very near future.

This is a great insight into what the new skills that employers are needing in the near future. Most of the roles that you see, have high quality apprenticeship routes now, or they are being developed as we speak. TranZed Apprenticeships is at the forefront of developing new and innovative Apprenticeships in the USA. If […]

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Half-Time! My Journey

Profound’s Apprentice Josh blogs about his journey so far: Today I am writing to show my journey on my apprenticeship here at Profound and the ups and downs of circumstance within the role. Some challenges I have faced along the way and some extreme high points. I hope that sharing this story will inspire people […]

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Career progression

Profound’s Apprentice Louise blogs about her career progression: As February marks the halfway point in my apprenticeship I thought this would be a good time to reflect on my challenges and triumphs through these past months… […] https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/career-progression-louise-o-hare?trk=hp-feed-article-title-share

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My journey so far!

Profound’s Apprentice Kallum blogs about his journey as an apprentice so far: Here we are on another cold Monday morning sat thinking what this week may bring for us all. We were informed a few weeks ago that our annual appraisal was coming up, and that started a thought process in my mind, and I […]

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Apprenticeship Awards 2016: Apprenticeships aren’t just for trades

I THOUGHT apprenticeships were just for people looking to go into trades and I was incredibly surprised by the diversity of the apprenticeship courses on offer, says Terry White. http://www.bristolpost.co.uk/Apprenticeship-Awards-2016-Apprenticeships-aren-t/story-28630683-detail/story.html?

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Schools’ plan for no-degree teaching apprenticeship route sent to government

A group of schools planning an “entirely vocational pathway” to qualified teacher status (QTS) has sought the backing of government for its new apprenticeship. […] http://schoolsweek.co.uk/schools-plan-for-no-degree-teaching-apprenticeship-route-sent-to-government/?

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Universities must offer more apprenticeships, Sheffield vice-chancellor says

Comments by Sir Keith Burnett follows criticisms from business minister than some universities held a ‘snobbish’ attitude to the courses. UK universities must offer more degree apprenticeships in science and engineering, the vice-chancellor of the University of Sheffield will argue at the Council for the Defence of British Universities’ annual lecture. […] https://www.timeshighereducation.com/news/universities-must-offer-more-apprenticeships-sheffield-vice-chancellor-says?

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The NHS is creating 100,000 apprenticeship opportunities for young people to work in the health sector.

The NHS will create 100,000 apprenticeships – almost 7 times the current number – across the country by 2020, offering opportunities to thousands of young people who want a career in the health sector. […] https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-nhs-apprenticeships?utm_content=buffereb2a6&utm_medium=social&utm_source=linkedin.com&utm_campaign=buffer

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New targets for public sector in ‘apprenticeships revolution’

Plans to make public sector employers take on more apprentices were announced today by skills minister Nick Boles. The Enterprise Bill proposes that public bodies with at least 250 employees would be required to ensure that a minimum of 2.3 per cent of their recruits each year are apprentices. […] https://www.tes.com/news/further-education/breaking-news/new-targets-public-sector-apprenticeships-revolution?

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Ministers call on public sector to open doors to apprentices

A resounding call was today (25 January 2016) heard throughout the corridors of Whitehall and local government offices as plans to make public sector employers take on more apprentices were announced today by Skills Minister Nick Boles, in a consultation on new measures to ensure apprentices make up more than 2.3% of the workforce in […]

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