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  • What is the government Kickstart Scheme for employers?

    Posted on Monday, December 7, 2020 by admin adminNo comments

    .responsive { width: 100%; height: auto; } Help Kickstart a young persons career with a work placement opportunity. As an employer considering taking on a apprentice you have an option to test the water first with the Government Kickstart scheme which was announced by the government in July of this year and kickstarted on 2nd September. The scheme has been introduced to help young people between ...

  • National Apprenticeship Week theme: "Build the Future"

    Posted on Friday, December 4, 2020 by The Office ApprenticeNo comments

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  • TAP: Teacher Training Apprenticeships

    Posted on Wednesday, December 2, 2020 by Daniel Hyams @e-QualitasNo comments

    .responsive { width: 100%; height: auto; } Train to become a teacher in 12 months, on the job and get paid to do it through Teaching Apprenticeships! Undertaking a Teaching Apprenticeship is an exciting alternative to completing a PGCE at university, and the good news is that it does not attract all the associated costs. A trainee is paid as an unqualified teacher, while they learn on the job. ...

  • Life as an apprentice at Artist Management Services by Will Lomas

    Posted on Friday, November 6, 2020 by The Office ApprenticeNo comments

    .responsive { width: 100%; height: auto; } My name is Will Lomas, and I've been working on a Level 3 Diploma in Creative and Digital Media for the last 18 months. I'm due to complete my course in the coming weeks, and so wanted to take the opportunity to write a little bit about my decision to start on this particular career trajectory, the lessons I've learned along the way and some advice for ...

  • The Top 100 Apprentice Employers in England 2020

    Posted on Monday, October 26, 2020 by The Office ApprenticeNo comments

    .responsive { width: 100%; height: auto; } The Top 100 Apprentice Employers of 2020 announced! Last week the Top 100 apprentice employers for 2020 list was announced and we thought we would give you a quick run down of the top 10 apprentice employers in England. Each year the Education and Skills Funding Agency collate a list of the Englands leading apprenticeship employers, the list consists of ...

  • Apprenticeships in 2021: What does 2021 look like for Apprenticeships?

    Posted on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 by The Office ApprenticeNo comments

    .responsive { width: 100%; height: auto; } Will we see an increase in apprenticeship job opportunities in 2021? At the start of the pandemic we saw a slow decline in the number of apprenticeship job opportunities being advertised, however in recent weeks that number has slowly increased as more positive sentiment is felt by leading companies across the UK. This could be down to positive news ...

  • National Apprenticeship Week 2021: When will it be?

    Posted on Monday, September 28, 2020 by The Office ApprenticeNo comments

    .responsive { width: 100%; height: auto; } Last week the date for National Apprenticeship Week 2021 was announced by Gillian Keegan, Apprenticeship and Skills Minister. The date for the 14th Annual National Apprenticeship Week will be 8th-14th February 2021. Gillian Keegan was quoted as saying: “It has been fantastic to see how employers of all sizes have gone above and beyond to ensure ...

  • Life as an apprentice at KPMG by Daniel Tranter & how to apply for KPMG Apprenticeships

    Posted on Friday, September 4, 2020 by Daniel TranterNo comments

    My name is Daniel and I am a current KPMG360° apprentice. I have been at KPMG for just under 2 years. Throughout my time at the firm I have found myself exposed to many departments including corporate Audit and Financial Services transfer pricing. Below is a brief outline of my journey to KPMG, with some personal tips I found useful when entering the world of full-time employment . Decision ...

  • Apprenticeships or University: it’s really up to you to decide

    Posted on Wednesday, August 26, 2020 by The Office ApprenticeNo comments

    .responsive { width: 100%; height: auto; } Apprenticeships or University: it’s really up to you to decide! This has always been a big debate, should you consider an apprenticeship over university? The truth is there is no real answer that anyone can give you as it a decision you would need to make. Yes there are many different benefits for choosing either an apprenticeship or the university ...

  • The origins of Apprenticeships: Oh how apprenticeships have changed.

    Posted on Monday, August 24, 2020 by The Office ApprenticeNo comments

    .responsive { width: 100%; height: auto; } The origins of Apprenticeships: Oh how apprenticeships have changed. Believe it or not apprenticeships were first established back in the late Middle Ages. Originally apprenticeships were introduced so a master craftsman or tradesman would be entitled to recruit young people as a form of cheap labour in return for food or lodgings, plus of course formal ...