Apprenticeship Blog - August 2020

  • 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 ...

  • Skills you can learn from becoming an apprentice

    Posted on Friday, August 21, 2020 by The Office ApprenticeNo comments

    .responsive { width: 100%; height: auto; } Without pointing out the obvious, you will learn much more then just on the job skills when you become an apprentice. Becoming an apprentice is no easy task, there are many steps you need to take along the way to secure that life changing Apprenticeship job and when you do there is so much more to learn then just the skills your apprenticeship has to ...

  • Eight Simple (but important) Things to Remember About Apprenticeships

    Posted on Monday, August 17, 2020 by The Office ApprenticeNo comments

    Eight Simple (but important) Things to Remember About Apprenticeships .responsive { width: 100%; height: auto; } Starting an apprenticeship is a great way to enter the world of work and start to earn why you learn. But do you know what the top ten key facts that apprenticeships have to offer? 1. Earning - Apprenticeship jobs pay you a wage while you are training. The salary may not make you a ...

  • Next Steps: How to become an apprentice after A-level results

    Posted on Friday, August 14, 2020 by The Office ApprenticeNo comments

    .responsive { width: 100%; height: auto; } Yesterday was A Level results day and now many of you are contemplating your next steps with regards to your career options. With the recent announcement also of low numbers of Graduate Jobs available, is the prospect of going to university less appealing? What other options are available? Degree Apprenticeships or hIgher apprenticeships offer you the ...

  • Covid busting Apprenticeships: Job sectors flourishing during the pandemic

    Posted on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 by The Office ApprenticeNo comments

    .responsive { width: 100%; height: auto; } Covid busting Apprenticeships: Job sectors flourishing during the pandemic to help with finding an apprenticeship Recent events, namely Covid, have coursed many apprentices to have been made redundant from their employers due to a number of reasons which include: Closing of businesses Cost associated with training Lack of business - No income These are ...