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  • 7 Apprenticeship myth busting facts

    Posted on Thursday, March 26, 2020 by The Office ApprenticeNo comments

    We have busted some myths about apprenticeships to set the record straight Apprenticeships are only for young people Apprenticeships have historically only been available for applicants between the ages of 16-24yrs of age, however in recent years the age restriction on apprenticeships has gone and you can now do an apprenticeship at any age. There is now the option to do adult apprenticeships for ...

  • Interview tips to help you secure that apprenticeship job

    Posted on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 by The Office Apprentice1 comment

    Interviews can be daunting for anyone, whether you are moving from one job to another or you are looking to secure your first job as an apprentice. With our simple interview tips we can help you prepare and successfully secure that apprenticeship job to help kickstart your career prospects. So you’ve done the hard work by applying for apprenticeships and being successful in securing an interview ...

  • P Money - "The Calling" Created and launched by apprentices

    Posted on Monday, March 23, 2020 by The office ApprenticeNo comments

    Grime star P Money works in collaboration with young apprentices to create a grime video "The Calling". The video has been directed by Mike Walker with SBTV. Apprentice credits: Lilly Hudson – Production Assistant Apprentice Kacy Ruff – Hair Professional Apprentice Katie Harvey – Electrical Apprentice The Department for Education has today announced an innovative new partnership with entrepreneur ...

  • A brighter future for apprenticeships after Brexit

    Posted on Thursday, March 12, 2020 by The Office ApprenticeNo comments

    The future for apprenticeships after Brexit is looking rosie. If you can remember as far back as 2016 the UK had a little vote which would change the lives of millions for years to come. Otherwise commonly none as the referendum the residents of this glorious country voted to leave the EU or otherwise none to many now as Brexit. Over the last three years or so there has been much speculation as ...

  • 10 essential CV and cover letter tips to secure an apprenticeship

    Posted on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 by Andrew Fennell founder of CV writing advice website StandOut CVNo comments

    Writing a CV and cover letter before applying for your apprenticeship can be a daunting task, but this guide will help you to showcase your skills and land the apprenticeship you really want. An apprenticeship CV doesn’t have to be as long as a normal CV. Potential recruiters are not expecting you to have lots of experience, so keep the CV to a single page — two at the most. You can then support ...

  • Get your career on the right track with an apprenticeship in rail.

    Posted on Monday, February 17, 2020 by admin adminNo comments

    Unless you’ve been stranded on a desert island somewhere then you would have heard about HS2 ( High Speed 2 ) the big topic currently making the head lines in the press. Last week Boris Johnson gave the go-ahead for the rail project to commence and despite the controversial talks around the project it generate thousands of jobs (30,000) and apprenticeships for years to come. HS2 will ...

  • Get discounts on fashion, retail, eating out and much more as an apprentice!

    Posted on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 by adminNo comments

    Enjoy discounts on the stuff you would usually buy. With an NUS Apprentice Extra card you can save money on your on-line or in-store purchases from leading retailers all across the UK. It’s sometimes difficult saving money during further education or training as an apprentice and the Apprentice Extra card gives you that helping hand to save on your every day purchases, whether you are visiting ...

  • Utility Apprenticeships will help to engineer your future career prospects

    Posted on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 by adminNo comments

    Every day we all use each form of utility from boiling the kettle to sending an email. But do you really know how your electricity supply or internet connection is accessible at the flick of a switch? There are four utility services available which include Water, Gas, Electric and Telecom. We all take these services for granted on a daily bases, we expect water to come out of the tap or your ...

  • Grow a career in agriculture and become the cream of the crop

    Posted on Friday, February 7, 2020 by adminNo comments

    Now you might think working in agriculture or farming may not be all that, in fact you may have the impression it’s all about mucking out animals, working ridiculously long hours and constantly have an odour about you. Well part of that may be true, however there are plenty of opportunities in agriculture that blows the above out of the water. Have you ever thought when walking around the ...

  • Apprenticeships in Formula 1 and motorsport will help you get in the fast lane!

    Posted on Thursday, February 6, 2020 by adminNo comments

    Starting an apprenticeship in Formula 1 will get you on the starting grid with your career. The Formula 1 season kicks off on Sunday 15th March in Australia at the Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit . Lewis Hamilton was crowned the 2019 champion taking his tally up to six world championship titles ranking him second of all time. During Lewis Hamiltons career he has won eighty four races and has had 151 ...