Apprentices Category

Apprentices plan requires public bodies to enforce 2.3% workforce quota

New proposals to ensure apprentices make up more than 2.3% of the workforce in public bodies in England, have been announced by the Government. A consultation is being launched on plans to make public sector employers take on more apprentices, the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills said. […] https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/pipe/814702/apprentices-plan-requires-public-bodies-to-enforce-2-3-workforce-quota/? 

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Oxford City Learning careers fair in Cowley highlights benefits of apprenticeships

A DRIVE to encourage youngsters to take an apprenticeship after they leave school was high on the agenda of a two-day careers fair. This year’s Oxford City Learning (OCL) careers fest, which finished yesterday, held at Mini’s Cowley Plant, aimed to inspire youngsters with different career choices. […] http://www.thisisoxfordshire.co.uk/news/14218500.Careers_fair_highlights_benefits_of_apprenticeships/?

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More young people choose apprenticeships as choices grow

There have been over 150,000 starts across England, with every region seeing at least 11,000 apprenticeships started in the last quarter. In addition, more young people are benefitting from traineeships which provide the essential skills and experience needed to prepare for an apprenticeship or other job. […] http://www.bmmagazine.co.uk/news/more-young-people-choose-apprenticeships-as-choices-grow/?

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Salford Apprentice Employer Shortlisted at National Awards

Through its involvement with the ‘Creating a New Pendleton’ regeneration scheme in Salford, a local employer has been shortlisted for a National Apprenticeship Award for their work with Salford City College in delivering construction Apprenticeships. […] http://manchestergazette.co.uk/salford-apprentice-employer-shortlisted-at-national-awards-526/?

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Nicky Morgan vows to tackle ‘snobbery’ over apprenticeships

The Education Secretary has pledged to tackle “outdated snobbery” towards apprenticeships through the introduction of a new law requiring schools to allow access to apprentice providers and colleges. […] http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/nicky-morgan-vows-to-tackle-snobbery-over-apprenticeships-34391475.html?

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Helping Government reforms achieve high quality apprenticeships

At our roundtable with Policy Exchange yesterday, the Skills Minister, Nick Boles, set out a thorough and clear set of reforms he is driving forward to ensure that the 3million apprenticeship target is met through high quality.  He rightly says that the levy is a game-changer and I share his excitement about how this will draw […]

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Customer Relations Apprenticeship Success

Our Customer Relations Apprentices have been working with Profound since September, and have progressed massively since! Josh Lincoln, Louise O’Hare and Kallum Fisher work within the Business Development Department, as the ‘foundations’ of new business for Profound. […] http://www.profoundservices.com/blog-post/207/customer-relations-apprenticeship-success

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Profound – Daniella progresses into full time employment after completing Level 3 Apprenticeship!

Congratulations to Daniella Godding, who has successfully achieved her Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Business Administration and has secured a full-time permanent role in Corporate Support with Cellular Solutions! […] http://www.profoundservices.com/blog-post/205/daniella-progresses-into-full-time-employment-after-completing-level-3-apprenticeship

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153,100 apprenticeship starts between August and October 2015

153,100 apprenticeship starts between August and October 2015. Over 66,000 advanced and higher starts. It’s great to see so many young people learning a trade & starting an apprenticeship.

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Have You Heard The News?

Well, it’s time to say goodbye to the comfort of Saturday and Sunday and face that unspoken enemy of many! Monday! I guess most suffer from that gut wrenching feeling where you have to drag pretty much your proverbial out of bed and head to work?! Well, my friends, Monday isn’t going anywhere, it is […]

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