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Map Your Apprenticeship Needs (And Find Your Apprentices!)

Mon, Mar 6, 2017 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM GMT

Kick off National Apprenticeship Week by identifying how to map your organisation’s recruitment and training needs to apprenticeships. Sophie Hardwick from Apprenticemakers will be joined by Laura Brookes from Ginger Nut Training. Laura has extensive experience (both at Ginger Nut Training, … Continued


From New Employer Of Apprentices To Award Winner – One Business’ Journey

Fri, Mar 10, 2017 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM GMT

How does a business go from a brand new employer of apprentices, to one which is nationally recognised as a top employer in 18 months? Find out from Great Annual Savings Group in County Durham that launched its apprenticeship scheme 18 months … Continued


Ask The Apprentices!

Wed, Mar 15, 2017 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM GMT

In this webinar, Apprenticemakers is handing over the reins to apprentices to talk about apprenticeships and how they can benefit businesses. We’ve invited a team of apprentices to answer some of the questions regularly asked by employers, including: • What … Continued

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Great Annual Savings Group

Great Annual Savings Group are joining us for a FREE WEBINAR on Friday 10th March 2017 to talk about their apprenticeships journey. Great Annual Savings Group (GAS) is a 100 strong business based in Seaham, County Durham. The business launched its apprenticeship scheme 18 months ago … Continued

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Ebsford Environmental Ltd

Ebsford Environmental Ltd provides environmental solutions in the areas of flood defence, river restoration and vegetation management. The business launched in 2011 and they recruited their first apprentices not long after, a strategy which has contributed to the rapid growth of … Continued

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Krueger Ltd

Krueger Ltd is a family business in Poole which has been installing, servicing and repairing heating systems for boats and vehicles for nearly 40 years, in fact its team of experienced engineers has installed over 30,000 systems. The business requires … Continued

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National Apprenticeships Week, 6-10th March 2017

This year National Apprenticeship Week is from 6th-10th March. During the week, training providers, colleges, employers and apprentices host and attend events across the country to promote and discuss apprenticeships. This is an exciting year for apprenticeships. The upcoming apprenticeship … Continued

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An opportunity for creative businesses in Nottinghamshire

A new scheme is offering grants of up to £1,500 to support Nottinghamshire based creative businesses looking to take on their first apprentice. The apprenticeship places can be within any type of creative business, including designer makers, artists, creative organisations, creative … Continued

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Guinness World Record attempt for largest online careers event EVER

Schools, young people, parents, careers advisors and employers from across the nation are invited at 8.45am on 7 March 2017 to take part in ‘The Big Assembly’ a live video stream to thousands across the UK wanting to find out … Continued

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Merlin Launches Mentoring Programme To Support Its Apprentices

One of the challenges facing employers of apprentices is how to ensure they are receiving the support they need to reach their full potential in both their work and training. Many employers have found that allocating a mentor to an … Continued

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Mentoring Apprentices In A Small Business

Recruiting an apprentice in a small business is a great opportunity. The right apprentice soon adds value as an extra pair of hands, and once they’re into their apprenticeship learning, they bring their new-found knowledge to the business too. Good … Continued

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