Apprenticeship Week Category

Apprenticeship Week is so Cool!

Apprenticeship Week is an excellent week to be able to promote our talented young people and excellent employers. Why not take a look at

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Apprentice sparkles in new role!

Deer sparkles as new jewellery apprentice A Norton teenager has beaten off stiff competition to win a gem of an apprenticeship with up and coming jewellery company Rock ‘n Rose – thanks to the North East Apprenticeship Company (NEAC). Megan Deer, 16, started her apprenticeship in customer service this week after being chosen from a […]

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Whickham apprentice travelling up the ladder to career success

A Whickham teenager has taken the first step on his travels to career success after landing an apprenticeship with a holiday wear retailer at Newcastle Airport thanks to the North East Apprenticeship Company (NEAC). Eighteen-year-old Joe Wilson has been placed by NEAC as the new management trainee at Traveller – a retail outlet which sells […]

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Tim Lamb and NEAC,bringing business into schools programme.

          Apprenticeship experts go back to school   Experts from a company which finds apprentices for regional companies have gone back to school to teach the latest generation of students the skills required to succeed in business. The North East Apprenticeship Company’s (NEAC) Judith Jackson and Tim Lamb visited St Joseph’s […]

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You’re Hired. First day at work for Catherine McKinnell MP’s New NEAC Apprentice

Labour MP for Newcastle North, Catherine McKinnell, has today welcomed her new apprentice, 16-year old Charlene Curry, to her first day at work in National Apprenticeship Week. Catherine’s Apprenticeships and Skills Bill aims to dramatically increase the numbers of apprenticeships in the UK using the tool of public procurement. The Bill receives its second reading […]

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Please support Catherine McKinnell MP Apprenticeship Bill this Friday

Catherine McKinnell MP has the second reading of her apprenticeship bill on Friday (please see earlier post) As with anything that is important it needs as much support as possible. Catherine and her team have made it really easy to support the bill. Just copy the letter below and send it to John Hayes MP. […]

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All set up and ready to go

At the TUC apprenticeship conference today. Stand set up. Hopefully we will get lots of interest and lots of support from union delegates. Doing a lot with unions this week as I am attending the National TUC apprenticeship conference at Congress House in London on Wednesday.

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NEAC at TUC UnionLearn Conference on Monday 7th Feb @ St James Park Newcastle

NEAC will be exhibiting at the TUC unionlearn conference at St James Park Newcastle on Monday the 7th Feb. Why not come and see us if you are attending? We would love to tell you what we are up to. I will post more info on the  day.  Why not follow us on Twitter (NEACltd) […]

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Why cant we stop ‘bashing’ our young people and support them for once!

On the eve of National Apprenticeship Week, with anticipation and an appetite to encourage young people and employers that an apprenticeship is a cost effective and efficient route to continue education and learn new skills, I am amazed at the ‘youth bashing’ that I continually see and despair of! When will we as nation realize […]

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