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  • 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 ...

  • Why you should consider a supply chain apprenticeship

    Posted on Thursday, January 30, 2020 by Craig Powell, Managing Director @Balloon OneNo comments

    Why you should consider a supply chain apprenticeship (and how to land the role) With online shopping on the rise, there's a growing demand for warehousing and logistics professionals. Could this be the industry for you? Craig Powell, Managing Director of supply chain software specialists Balloon One shares why he thinks people should be considering an apprenticeship in logistics and warehousing. ...

  • How much can you earn as an apprentice?

    Posted on Thursday, January 23, 2020 by admin adminNo comments

    How much can you earn as an apprentice and once you have completed your training? For many years apprenticeships have had stigma attached to them for being relatively low paid positions, with many believing that companies use apprentices for cheap labour. However this is not the case, apprenticeships offer a good wage with the benefits of free training to attain recognised qualifications and ...

  • NAW 2020 - National Apprenticeship Week

    Posted on Monday, July 1, 2019 by admin adminNo comments

    The 13th annual National Apprenticeship Week date has been announced today - and will take place from 3 to 7 February 2020. National Apprenticeship Week is an annual week-long celebration of apprenticeships across England and is a time to recognise and applaud apprenticeship success stories across the country. Apprenticeship employers use the opportunity to promote the success of their ...

  • Which Apprenticeship training provider?

    Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2019 by admin adminNo comments

    Here's our top pick of Apprenticeship Training providers: Paragonskills Paragon Skills is a leading national training provider delivering first class Apprenticeship programmes across a variety of sectors for over 20 years. Their dedicated Personal Tutor and Professional Services teams are on hand to support Apprentices and the businesses they work for, integrating seamlessly into existing ...