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  • Apprentices earn more than graduates!

    Posted on Friday, November 19, 2021 by The Office ApprenticeNo comments

    Apprentices really do earn more than university graduates! Apprentices earn more then recent graduates a study from the London School of Economics has shown. A recent study has proven that on average an apprentice in their twenties earns between £1,000 - £7,000 per year. This doesn’t come as a surprise to us, we have been banging the jungle drums about this for years. Apprenticeship salaries are ...

  • What is a Modern Apprenticeship? 21st century apprenticeships!

    Posted on Tuesday, November 16, 2021 by The Office ApprenticeNo comments

    What exactly is a modern apprenticeship? Modern apprenticeships is a term most commonly used in Scotland for apprenticeships. Why they don’t just call them apprenticeships we don’t know. However it refers to paid work whilst receiving on the training through which allows for study. Now you might be thinking that sounds exactly the same as an apprenticeship? and you would be right in thinking ...

  • National Apprenticeship Week 2022: When is it?

    Posted on Monday, November 15, 2021 by The Office ApprenticeNo comments

    NAW2022: National Apprenticeship Week 2022 National Apprenticeship Week 2022 is the most exciting week of the year for apprenticeship and it is pencilled in the diary for 7 to 13 February 2022. What is National Apprenticeship Week? So what is National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) well in short it is a week dedicated to apprenticeships for apprentice employers and apprentices alike to showcase their ...

  • Apprentices Pay: The minimum wage for apprentices is increasing!

    Posted on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 by Office ApprenticeNo comments

    Apprentice pay is increasing again... Apprentice pay is increasing yet again, which is absolutely fantastic. As of the 1st April 2022 the national minimum wage for apprentices will be £4.81. This is yet another great step forward for apprentices and giving another boost to encourage young people to want to start an apprenticeship. Apprentice pay historically: Just for context the minimum wage for ...

  • Life as an Apprentice at Edwards Vacuum by Sam Ellis and Charlie Harrison

    Posted on Monday, March 29, 2021 by Sam and Charlie @EdwardsVacuumNo comments

    Life as an apprentice at Edwards Vacuum by Sam and Charlie. Two of Edwards Vacuum apprentices tell us about what life is like at the company and why they decided to do their apprenticeship with Edwards. Charlie Harrison – Software Engineering Degree Apprentice Sam Ellis – Electrical/Electronic Engineering Degree Apprentice Why did you choose to become an apprentice? I chose an apprenticeship ...

  • Life as an apprentice by Isobel MacDonald (@abusinessapprentice)

    Posted on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 by Isobel MacDonald @abusinessapprenticeNo comments

    I’m Isobel, and I’m a business professional apprentice working at a UK law firm. During my 18 month apprenticeship, I rotate around areas of the business such as marketing, project management, HR, and finance. Alongside working, I am studying towards a level 3 business administration qualification. Rotating around different areas of the business has allowed me to experience and find the area of ...

  • Life as an apprentice with Creative Process during lockdown

    Posted on Tuesday, February 9, 2021 by Megan @CreativeProcessNo comments

    How Brighton’s leading digital apprenticeship training provider, Creative Process, adapted to lockdown The sudden lockdown in March 2020 turned the world of work upside down. The Creative Process team packed up the office and headed home to convert our living rooms into a working space. This was a particular challenge for our young digital apprentices who were just beginning their new careers and ...

  • What is the government Kickstart Scheme for employers?

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

    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 16-24 in to work that are currently on ...

  • National Apprenticeship Week theme: "Build the Future"

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

    Theme for National Apprenticeship Week 2021 is……”Build The Future” The aptly named theme “Build the Future” is to shine a spotlight on employers and how they Train, Retain and Achieve the required outcome with Apprenticeships. There is lots going on during National Apprenticeship Week 2021 and offers many opportunities for you to get involved either as an employer or apprentice showcasing your ...

  • TAP: Teacher Training Apprenticeships

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

    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. They have access to quality training and ...