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

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: … Continue reading Levy – Estimate your Apprenticeship Funding

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

Laura Farrington – Creative and Digital Media Apprentice

Laura Farrington completes her CDM  apprenticeship at Bath based Integrated Marketing and Communications company, The Agency. She has now been taken on as Social Media Executive. Pictured here with Ian Young, Digital Media Manager. The Agency “For a business to remain competitive, grow and give its clients a first class service there is a constant … Continue reading Laura Farrington – Creative and Digital Media Apprentice

First engineering apprentices finish course

The first cohort of engineering apprentices studying at Weston College’s new engineering centre are celebrating after successfully finishing their first year of training. The students, who include apprentices from major engineering companies GKN Aerospace and Ipeco Composites, will now go on to work in their respective companies, returning once a week to complete their technology … Continue reading First engineering apprentices finish course

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

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