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

Student named winner of second SkillFRIDGE regional heat

An air conditioning and refrigeration student from Bath College has been named the winner of the second SkillFRIDGE regional heat. Steven Monk will now wait to see if he has won a place to compete in the national finals at the Skills Show in November. The top scorers from three regional heats go through to … Continue reading Student named winner of second SkillFRIDGE regional heat

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

Apprenticeship Grant for Employers (AGE)

Claim up to £2,500 in Grants of either £1,500.00 or £2,500.00 when you hire an Apprentice! The West of England Apprenticeship Grant for Employers is an incentive scheme for employers who wish to employ an apprentice. It provides a grant to help support an employer’s costs associated with employing and training a young person on … Continue reading Apprenticeship Grant for Employers (AGE)

2016 Bristol & Bath Apprenticeship Awards – the winners!

Congratulations to all the winners of the Bath & Bristol Apprenticeship Awards who collected their awards at a glitzy gala dinner at the Bristol Marriott Hotel on Thursday 19th May, hosted by Alex Lovell, BBC Bristol’s female news anchor on the nightly regional TV news programme, ‘Points West’. The top award, Apprentice of the Year went to Jamie Renee-Cooke, who … Continue reading 2016 Bristol & Bath Apprenticeship Awards – the winners!

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

SGS College reaches record number of apprenticeship vacancies

SGS College has reached a record-high number of apprenticeship vacancies, offering 87 positions, available via the apprenticeship vacancy website. Apprenticeships on offer include accounting, business administration, supply chain management, customer service and more. SGS has gone from strength to strength since being formed in 2011. The apprenticeship provision has been particularly successful, with an intake … Continue reading SGS College reaches record number of apprenticeship vacancies

Weston College reaches 100 apprenticeship pledges in just 25 days!

Weston College has successfully met its target of obtaining 100 apprenticeship pledges from local businesses in only 25 days! On 15th February 2016, the College set a challenging target to encourage business to pledge to create 100 new apprenticeship places, and get 100 people in North Somerset and beyond to register to become apprentices, in … Continue reading Weston College reaches 100 apprenticeship pledges in just 25 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 ShareFacebookTwitterLinkedinemail

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