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

The Biggest Thing to Happen in Apprenticeships over the NEXT 5 years


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“The Biggest Thing to Happen in Apprenticeships over the NEXT 5 years”

Over the next 5 years, apprenticeships will change in a radical way. With radical changes comes the need for radical solutions and business models.

The National Apprenticehsip Company is coming soon to work with you, to lead the evolution!

  • If you are an employer worrying about the levy, or your just baffled by what is going on!
  • A training provider or college who is wondering how you will fit after the reforms have concluded?
  • An awarding body who is concerned about what Independant assessment will look like and mean?
  • A school wanting to be kept in the loop so that your learners will have the best options for them to enter work via apprenticeships.

Then “The National Apprenticeship Company” is a good place to start and work through the many questions to find solutions.

Why not join us…

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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?

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 public bodies in England.

[…] https://www.gov.uk/government/news/ministers-call-on-public-sector-to-open-doors-to-apprentices?

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/? 

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/?

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/?

Apprenticeships: AELP warns over slow pace of growth


But the government insists target of 3 million new starts is on track

The number of apprenticeships is “not growing at a pace we would like”, the Association of Employment and Leaning Providers (AELP) has warned, with sluggish progress among 19- to 24-year-olds a particular cause for concern.

[…] https://www.tes.com/news/further-education/breaking-news/apprenticeships-aelp-warns-over-slow-pace-growth?

Apprenticeships and skills poverty


Invariably these days news items about apprenticeships are accompanied by the stock image of a young person in overalls, typically in high tech engineering, maintaining some complex piece of machinery.

A recent article in the Daily Mail cites a Managing Director bemoaning the state of the employment market for high skilled Apprentices. The article relates to engineering and other highly skilled technical roles. I was struck by the article’s tone of frustration that not enough help was being given to businesses who work in the upper reaches of our multifaceted economy.

[…] https://www.fenews.co.uk/fe-news/apprenticeships-and-skills-poverty

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/?

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?

Brewery’s apprenticeship scheme applauded by Prime Minister


Prime Minister David Cameron has praised the work of Bury St Edmunds-based pub group Greene King for its commitment to training apprentices.

The company, which currently has 3,300 apprentices, has been recognised by the government for its commitment to apprenticeships.

Read more: http://www.buryfreepress.co.uk/news/local/brewery-s-apprenticeship-scheme-applauded-by-prime-minister-1-7175705#ixzz3yFL7XmM8

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 in employers who now have to invest in apprenticeship training, many for the first time.

[…] http://www.learningandwork.org.uk/our-thinking/blog/helping-government-reforms-achieve-high-quality-apprenticeships?

The Biggest Thing to Happen in Apprenticeships over the NEXT 5 years


  

“The Biggest Thing to Happen in Apprenticeships over the NEXT 5 years” 

Over the next 5 years, apprenticeships will change in a radical way. With radical changes comes the need for radical solutions and business models. 

The National Apprenticeship Company is coming soon to work with you, to lead the evolution! 

  • If you are an employer worrying about the levy, or your just baffled by what is going on!
  • A training provider or college who is wondering how you will fit after the reforms have concluded?
  • An awarding body who is concerned about what Independant assessment will look like and mean? 
  • A school wanting to be kept in the loop so that your learners will have the best options for them to enter work via apprenticeships.

Then “The National Apprenticeship Company” is a good place to start and work through the many questions to find solutions. 

Why not join us on that journey by signing up for more information and be part of the evolution of apprenticeships:

http://eepurl.com/bNPED1

Could you offer a young person work experience?


Our Traineeship programme can benefit a young person who is struggling to get into work, providing them with an up to 10 weeks workplace programme, moulding them into high-quality employees.

[…] http://www.profoundservices.com/blog-post/208/could-you-offer-a-young-person-work-experience

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