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  • Start an Apprenticeship with Drax

    Posted on Thursday, January 17, 2019 by admin adminNo comments

    Our Apprenticeship Scheme offers you the chance to learn a trade, develop new skills and kick-start your career. This is an opportunity to gain experience at our power station in Selby which is the largest decarbonisation project in Europe, while acquiring skills that are transferable across the industry. Technical apprentices will be trained to work within the Maintenance department at Drax ...

  • The Budget: New minimum wage for apprentices from April 2019!

    Posted on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 by Find ApprenticeshipsNo comments

    Great news announced in the budget that from April 2019 the minimum wage for apprentices will rise to £3.90! #Apprenticeships #News #GetInGoFar #education #training #wage

  • How much could you earn from starting an Apprenticeship?

    Posted on Saturday, August 25, 2018 by adminNo comments

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  • NAW2018 Gets off to a flying start!

    Posted on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 by adminNo comments

    This week saw the launch of the 11th National Apprenticeship Week, and what a week it’s been so far. There has been plenty to talk about, especially success stories from apprentices working for renowned companies such as EY, Siemens and Redrow to name a few. Why have apprenticeships become so popular? Well thats a good question, it’s down to a number of factors such as the rising cost for ...

  • Alexs' Apprenticeship Story at the University Of Birmingham!

    Posted on Monday, March 5, 2018 by adminNo comments

  • The countdown to NAW2018 is on! What will you be pledging?

    Posted on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by adminNo comments

    The count down is on with only 46 days left until National Apprenticeship Week, NAW2018 is set to be one of the best yet.     National Apprenticeship Week is a chance for your to showcase your business or events based around apprenticeships. The government has set up a website to add your event giving you more exposure. Visit this link to submit your event NAW2018 Events Map. Once you have ...

  • Autumn Budget: Education and T-Levels?

    Posted on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 by admin adminNo comments

    The media have adopted the name “T-Levels” which refers to a planned overhaul by the government of the technical education sector. Sometimes “T-Levels” is also referred to as “Tech Levels”. There are fifteen sectors that will be affected by this where an increase in technical training is required to keep up with the demand for skills by 2022, this will enable individuals taking these courses to ...

  • As the F1 season comes to a closure, Lewis has already been crowned World Champion.

    Posted on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 by admin adminNo comments

    This weekend sees the end of the 2017 Formula 1 championship in Abu Dhabi and what a ride it has been this season. Although Lewis Hamilton finished 9th in Mexico he was still crowned the World Champion for the fourth time, 2008,14,15 and 2017. But did you know that Lewis Hamilton started his career as an apprentice before being signed to McLaren in 2007 before winning his first championship ...

  • The Apprentice so far! How have Lord Sugar’s potential business partners fared this year.

    Posted on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 by admin adminNo comments

    On the 4th October the wait was finally over for the return of the eagerly awaited The Apprentice, back for it’s 13th Season. Our Wednesday nights are filled again with laughter and sadness, with the odd piece of stupidity thrown in. But how has the journey been so far for the contestants, we are now on week 8 of which the apprentices will have to set up their own doggy businesses, would you ...

  • What are Apprenticeships and How do they work?

    Posted on Monday, November 20, 2017 by admin adminNo comments

    Apprenticeships are a work based learning scheme, commonly aimed at younger people aged between 16-24, however are now available to most people depending on the scheme availability. An apprenticeship offers a combination of on the job training whilst studying towards a recognised qualification or degree. You will earn while you are learning with starting salaries at a national minimum of £3.50 ...