Apprenticeship Funding Rules for 2018/19

All versions of the funding rules  for employers and training providers have been up-dated to reflect changes introduced 1st April 2019 e.g. levy transfer allowance 25%; co-investment rate 5%:  Apprenticeship funding will support an increase in the quality and quantity of apprenticeships so that more individuals have the chance to pursue a successful career … Continue reading Apprenticeship Funding Rules for 2018/19

Apprenticeship training providers

The register lists the organisations that are approved to deliver apprenticeship training to employers using the apprenticeship service. To be eligible to deliver apprenticeship training for apprenticeships, organisations must be listed on the register of apprenticeship training providers (RoATP). Organisations that are listed on the RoATP have been through an application process with the SFA … Continue reading Apprenticeship training providers

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

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

Network Rail’s Recruitment Open Day

The Western Route, from Paddington to Penzance and South Wales is undergoing the largest Railway Infrastructure Investment since Victorian times. You can be a part of this transformation. There are jobs available in Bristol, Gloucester and other areas. Be part of the Advance Apprenticeship Scheme. Still accepting applications for September 2016 recruitment.  Open day poster V1.0