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New Role, New Challenges

Paul Champion.     After nearly two years working with the exceptional team at Chesterfield College it’s time to move on.  I have learnt so much during my time as Assistant Principal at Chesterfield and I would like to wish everyone at the college and the wonderful team within Learning Unlimited the best of luck and […]

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ApprenticeSupermarket is the first Northamptonshire employer to sign up to the Youth Employment UK Campaign and the Positive Youth Charter.

The Youth Employment UK is a national campaign to help increase the skills and work opportunities for young people throughout the UK, based in Northamptonshire the Youth Employment UK is seeing a rapid growth to its membership and supporters and is thrilled to have a Northampton business join the campaign. The numbers of young people […]

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Small Milestone at Apprenticehsipblog.com

Today we have had a small but in the short life of www.apprenticeshipblog.com a significant milestone. This post will be our 500th post since the blog started back in September last year, which I don’t this is bad? We also started a new “Twitter Feed” a couple of weeks ago @blogapprentice and we have today […]

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Please Follow us and get all the Apprenticeship, Skills & Employability News

Firstly, can I just say thank you to all our regular followers.  Amazingly we now get over 500 visitors a day to the blog!! We haven’t set ourselves up to be the font of all knowledge with regard to Apprenticeships, Skills and Employability.  All we wanted to do was provide a service to the sector, […]

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Social enterprise needs definition to go mainstream

The Social Enterprise Mark is a credible guarantee of motivation, says the Social Enterprise Mark Company’s managing director Iridescent Ideas CIC receiving the Mark by Worker Co-op, Development Trust and social enterprise colleagues from the Plymouth Social Enterprise Network The Social Enterprise Mark is the certification authority for social enterprises. The certification process does not […]

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History of Apprenticeships (From NAS Site)

  Britain has a long history of Apprenticeships, which stretches back to the guilds of the Middle Ages. In 1563 the system became more prescribed and regulated: the Elizabethan Statute of Artificers set out terms and conditions for training (including a duration of seven years and for the master–apprentice relationship). Apprenticeships expanded in the following […]

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Gateshead College Foundation

In difficult times it is always good to hear of organisations and senior managment teams that can be far sighted and innovative. Well done Gateshead College. What is the Gateshead College Foundation? It’s an independent charity set up by Gateshead College with the purpose of making sure that young people and adults, living in our […]

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TUC Apprenticeships Toolkit

This excellent toolkit is a resource for union reps and ULRs who are negotiating with employers on Apprenticeships or who are approaching an employer to discuss the possibility of taking on apprentices. The factsheets provide concise information on a range of topics related to Apprenticeships. This toolkit is intended to be used as a reference […]

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Green Apprenticeships Website www.greenapprentice.co.uk

Green Apprenticeships Green Apprentices can bring real benefit to your business www.greenapprentice.co.uk Governments, business, industry and individuals are adapting in order to reduce their impact on the environment. In response to this, the ‘green’ jobs market is growing to accommodate the increased demand for environmental services. To support these services, the NE Apprenticeship Company and […]

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Mission Employment

We are looking for a group of young hopefuls to compete for an opportunity to gain a business administration apprenticeship level 2 with local employers. This 6-week programme will enhance your skills to help you get hired. Working in a team, you will be able to win points for each weekly task you complete successfully. […]

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