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Is a Tech Apprenticeship Right for You? - Hunter Consultancy

Is a Tech Apprenticeship Right for You? - Hunter Consultancy | Apprenticeships | Scoop.it
  As young adults, you may end up at a stage where you are boggled about whether to opt for an apprenticeship or continue into higher education. This predicament is perfectly natural as whilst not the be all and end all, your decision can be a vital stepping stone to your career and will guide …
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HEFCE to regulate levels 6 and 7 degree apprenticeships

HEFCE to regulate levels 6 and 7 degree apprenticeships | Apprenticeships | Scoop.it
The news was revealed by the Department for Education this morning, as part of its apprenticeships accountability statement.
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Make apprenticeships sexy again

Make apprenticeships sexy again | Apprenticeships | Scoop.it
APPRENTICESHIPS need to be again promoted as “sexy” to avoid a skills crisis, lack of competitiveness and an influx of workers from overseas, welfare and business experts say.
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Institute for Apprenticeships launched

Institute for Apprenticeships launched | Apprenticeships | Scoop.it
The IfA will advise on funding levels and set quality criteria for apprenticeships standards
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You're hired? New levy and tougher rules signal apprenticeship shakeup

You're hired? New levy and tougher rules signal apprenticeship shakeup | Apprenticeships | Scoop.it
Ministers say 3m earning and learning schemes will plug the UK skills gap but critics say new levy is yet another financial burden for businesses
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From apprentice to mentor - Traversing a path of competence with technology's help

From apprentice to mentor - Traversing a path of competence with technology's help | Apprenticeships | Scoop.it
The Ustad returned after a week, got to know about Chotu's customer horror story. He immediately made Chotu aware about his lack of competence in specific areas and clearly marked out strength and weakness competencies for his apprentice.
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Hartlepool College 'outstanding' for apprenticeship delivery

Hartlepool College 'outstanding' for apprenticeship delivery | Apprenticeships | Scoop.it
A college that didn’t make it on to the government’s new Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers has received an ‘outstanding’ grade for its
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Electrician fined after apprentice left with life changing injuries

Electrician fined after apprentice left with life changing injuries | Apprenticeships | Scoop.it
A Birmingham electrician has been ordered to carry out unpaid work in the community after his trainee fell three and a half metres through a plasterboard ceiling. Birmingham Magistrates’ Court hear…
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Apprenticeships then and now: the benefits

Apprenticeships then and now: the benefits | Apprenticeships | Scoop.it
Article by Richard Marsh, Apprenticeship Partner Director from Kaplan, an Apprenticeship Training Provider. Historical support for the article comes from Krista Cowman, Professor of History & Director of Research at University of Lincoln.
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UK ad agencies rethink the university degree as a job requirement - Digiday

UK ad agencies rethink the university degree as a job requirement - Digiday | Apprenticeships | Scoop.it
“You don’t need a degree to be a good fit for advertising."
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One of the world’s last remaining traditional globe-makers needs an apprentice

One of the world’s last remaining traditional globe-makers needs an apprentice | Apprenticeships | Scoop.it
Prices for the hand-made globes begin at around £1,000.
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Mark apprentice 2017 business plan | Conseil en Création Web

Mark apprentice 2017 business plan | Conseil en Création Web | Apprenticeships | Scoop.it
Mark Wright, winner of the tenth series of The Apprentice, with his new business 25, impressed Lord Sugar with his business plan of franchising. Jul 2
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Red Tape Day 2017: Are you ready? - RECRUITING TIMES

Red Tape Day 2017: Are you ready? - RECRUITING TIMES | Apprenticeships | Scoop.it
It’s one of the most important dates for UK businesses and we’re just days away from Spring 2017’s Red Tape Day - RECRUITING TIMES
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Why Your Apprentices are Your Online Advocates? - Hunter Consultancy

Why Your Apprentices are Your Online Advocates? - Hunter Consultancy | Apprenticeships | Scoop.it
In the past few years, spreading the word about your business in the market has become both more difficult and easier than ever, with too many options available. Face-to-face networking and press ads, PR, some well-designed literature and perhaps, a meticulously planned mail-drop could do your job!   However, the internet and specifically the world …
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Interview: Claire Berrett at British Gas discusses apprenticeships and their benefits - HRreview

Interview: Claire Berrett at British Gas discusses apprenticeships and their benefits - HRreview | Apprenticeships | Scoop.it
In the light of the apprenticeship levy introduction today, HRreview interviewed Claire Berrett, a British Gas qualified engineer and British Gas Apprentice of the Year 2016 on her views on apprenticeships and how her experience helped her to learn new skills. Tell us a little bit about yourself I’m 38 and from Bournemouth, and completed my…
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IS CODING REALLY FOR BOYS AND TYPING FOR GIRLS?

IS CODING REALLY FOR BOYS AND TYPING FOR GIRLS? | Apprenticeships | Scoop.it
Insightful guest post by Minter Dial Keynote Speaker, see more on his website here. In a recent episode of the podcast New Books in Science, I listened to Marie Hicks talk about how women went from being well-regarded coders and decoders during WWII to the situation we have today where there is a massive deficit of women in…
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Who’d employ an apprentice?

Who’d employ an apprentice? | Apprenticeships | Scoop.it
The world of apprenticeships is about to go through a major change. A major change was proposed just after Theresa May was chosen as our Prime Minister by Tory MPs following David Camerons resignation. The plan is that from Thursday, larger employers will be faced with an extra tax known as the Apprenticeship Levy which…
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IMechE urges schools and industry to boost links

IMechE urges schools and industry to boost links | Apprenticeships | Scoop.it
A new report from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) has published a new report that highlights the need for schools and industry to work together more closely.
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Redrow HR director comments on apprenticeship levy

Redrow HR director comments on apprenticeship levy | Apprenticeships | Scoop.it
The Government’s recognition of the need to focus on grassroots recruitment through a number of avenues is to be applauded, and the introduction of the Levy will directly increase the number of businesses growing apprentice numbers across the UK.
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Registered Apprenticeships: The Basics

Registered Apprenticeships: The Basics | Apprenticeships | Scoop.it
Our department is working to promote Registered Apprenticeships. Read more about how these programs combat the growing skills gap in this week's blog post.
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Make apprenticeships sexy again

Make apprenticeships sexy again | Apprenticeships | Scoop.it
APPRENTICESHIPS need to be again promoted as sexy to avoid a skills crisis, lack of competitiveness and an influx of workers from overseas, welfare and business experts say.
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British workers for British jobs is a 'fallacy', industry leaders warn

British workers for British jobs is a 'fallacy', industry leaders warn | Apprenticeships | Scoop.it
Businesses across the UK have warned that tighter immigration controls will weaken the nation’s global standing, describing suggestions that British workers could simply replace EU nationals as a “fallacy”.
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Creative Industries - Apprenticeships Sector in the Spotlight

A new film has been launched by the National Apprenticeship Service to encourage more young people to take up an Apprenticeship in the creative sector. Th
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Research suggests strong appetite for apprenticeships among jobseekers and employers | Recruiting Headlines

Research suggests strong appetite for apprenticeships among jobseekers and employers | Recruiting Headlines | Apprenticeships | Scoop.it
New research by totaljobs shows apprenticeships offer an attractive route into the workplace for jobseekers, while 89% of businesses are encouraged to take
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ICAEW Approved as an Apprentice Assessment Organisation

ICAEW Approved as an Apprentice Assessment Organisation | Apprenticeships | Scoop.it
The trailblazer apprenticeship is an entry-level route in to accountancy. This route in to the profession is aimed at school-leavers who are looking at alternative routes to university
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