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Employers urged to take on trainees
Hundreds of employers are now behind traineeships and the government is urging even more to get involved in helping to unlock the potential of motivated young people who are not yet work ready. Traineeships: help 16-23 year olds gain the … Continue readingPosted in Latest News |
The start of National Apprenticeship Week!
Today is the start of National Apprenticeship Week. Five days of celebrating Apprenticeships and the difference they have made to individuals and businesses. It’s never too late to start an Apprenticeship or create an apprenticeship opportunity. Weir Training is proud … Continue readingPosted in Latest News |
Busting myths about apprenticeships: are they a valid career choice?
The key facts about apprenticeships, so you can work out whether it’s a viable career option for you The number of people doing apprenticeships is on the rise, and they help the economy as much as they benefit individuals. Over the … Continue readingPosted in Latest News |
Apprenticeship Vacancies increase by a quarter year on year
Apprenticeships are growing in popularity among both employers and young people according to figures released today by the National Apprenticeship Service. The quarterly Apprenticeship Index reveals a 24% increase in Apprenticeship vacancies posted online on the Apprenticeship vacancies website between … Continue readingPosted in Latest News |
England apprenticeship vacancies ‘up 24%’, says NAS
Advertised apprenticeship vacancies in England rose by almost a quarter last year, according to the National Apprenticeship Service. More than 37,000 places were posted on the service’s website between August and October 2013, a 24% increase on the same period … Continue readingPosted in Latest News |
The low-down on Apprenticeships
If you’re wondering what to do with your career and have decided that university is not the route for you, it’s worth looking around at your options, says Matthew Hancock There’s never been a better time to be an apprentice. … Continue readingPosted in Latest News |
Graduates earning less than those on apprenticeships
Graduates are more likely to find themselves in low-paid jobs and are earning less than people who decide to do an apprenticeship instead of going to University, figures from the Office for National Statistics show Tens of thousands of university … Continue readingPosted in Latest News |
National Careers Service Launch “Here for You” Campaign
Long-term unemployed people rely heavily on careers advice and support during January, according to new research released by the Skills Funding Agency’s National Careers Service. Fifty per cent of careers advisers questioned by the National Careers Service reported more demand … Continue readingPosted in Latest News |
Apprenticeships available now!
If one of your New Year resolutions was to start an apprenticeship then there has never been a better time to do so. As a leading provider of Apprenticeships in Surrey and Berkshire we have many exciting opportunities. So if … Continue readingPosted in Latest News |
Business Secretary Vince Cable confirms “dropping” of apprenticeship FE loans
Business Secretary Vince Cable has exclusively confirmed that the government is “dropping” the troubled 24+ advanced learning loans system for apprenticeships. With just 404 applications in around seven months, he “accepted” the system had failed, but said non-apprentice FE loans … Continue readingPosted in Latest News | ← Older posts