Young talent celebrated at the On Site Bristol Apprentice Awards 2016

Bristol’s future construction professionals have been recognised at a special awards ceremony held at Ashton Court Mansion on Tuesday 15 November. Over 150 attendees from the construction industry gathered to celebrate their hard work and dedication over the past 12 months with awards presented to some in recognition of their outstanding achievements. The awards recognise…

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22nd November

Almost a million in apprenticeships

Some revealing statistics have been released as part of the government’s information drive on learning and apprenticeships. The latest 2015/16 figures show that almost a million people were involved in apprenticeship schemes over the last year, with just over 500,000 new starters. 904,800 people participated in an apprenticeship this year – 288,600 at intermediate level, 188,400 at advanced level…

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18th November

Weston College Launches Higher Level Apprenticeship

Weston College has announced the launch of a new Higher Level Apprenticeship in Civil Engineering. The new programme is a Level 4 apprenticeship which incorporates an NQV Diploma in Construction Site Supervision and an HNC in Construction in the Built Environment. The apprenticeship will be delivered in the workplace, with apprentices attending the College’s brand…

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8th November

The BEng (Hons) Degree Apprenticeship in Electronic and Computer Engineering

The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) has further strengthened its partnership with Gloucestershire College and GE Aviation to launch Gloucestershire’s first trailblazer apprenticeship in engineering; increasing access to higher education and degree-level apprenticeships in the region. The BEng (Hons) Degree Apprenticeship in Electronic and Computer Engineering successfully launched in September, with 16…

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4th November

Breaking News -Apprenticeship Funding Reforms

Information received from The Skills Funding Agency. From May 2017, the way apprenticeships are funded is changing – today we’ve set out how it will work. Our apprenticeship reforms will support an increase in the quality and quantity of apprenticeships so that more individuals have the chance to pursue a successful career – whether this…

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26th October

Apprentice of the month: Jordan Griffiths from Weiss Technik UK

Posted September 5th, 2016 by Anne & filed under News. Bath College is one of a handful of colleges in the UK offering air conditioning and refrigeration qualifications from Level 1 to Level 3. All students studying air conditioning and refrigeration are apprentices, who are sponsored by their employers. Here we speak to Jordan who…

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23rd September

Levy – Estimate your Apprenticeship Funding

Estimate your apprenticeship funding. Use this tool to estimate if your organisation will pay the apprenticeship levy, how much your organisation will have available to spend on apprenticeships and how much the government will contribute towards the cost of training. You’ll need to know your organisation’s annual UK payroll It would also help if you know:…

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2nd September

Apprenticeship Levy

On Friday, 12th August the government published proposals for a new funding model for apprenticeships and further details on the apprenticeship levy. The funding will support people of all ages to gain high-quality skills and experience and help employers to offer more training opportunities and build a skilled workforce. The key points are: The start…

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1st September
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