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

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 … Continue reading Breaking News -Apprenticeship Funding Reforms

Apprentice path highlighted

With students receiving their A-level results, the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has pointed youngsters toward the apprenticeship option as they look to the future. FSB national chairman Mike Cherry said: “While A-level results day always brings talk of university places, we should not forget the value of practical, vocational education to employers and individuals.” … Continue reading Apprentice path highlighted

Weston College campaign generates 345 new apprenticeships in 100 days

Weston College has received 345 apprenticeship pledges from employers in just 100 days. The College launched ‘100 in 100’, a campaign to promote apprenticeships, with the target of generating 100 new apprenticeship pledges in 100 working days. The campaign was launched on 15th February 2016 and, as a result, Weston College has received 213 pledges … Continue reading Weston College campaign generates 345 new apprenticeships in 100 days

Higher Apprenticeships are a great alternative to university

Apprenticeships now offer training up to degree level, without paying hefty tuition fees or running up student debts. Higher Apprenticeships are currently available in the following sectors: Business & IT, Construction, Creative, media & the Arts, Customer Service & Retail, Energy, Engineering & Electrical, Finance, Health & Care, Hospitality & Travel, Manufacturing, Processing & Logistics, Public … Continue reading Higher Apprenticeships are a great alternative to university