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Apprenticeships for SMEs – what’s the latest?
27th July at 1:00PM BST - 2:00PM BST
This webinar from Apprenticemakers is for small and medium sized businesses interested in finding out the latest information around apprenticeships. We will provide an overview on what apprenticeships look like today and our understanding of what’s happening around apprenticeships in … Continued
Latest Case Studies
Business name: RW Joinery
Location: Stockport, Cheshire
Number of employees: 64
Apprentice name: 6 across the business
Apprenticeship level: Level 3 - Advanced Apprenticeships NVQs at Level 3
Training organisation: Tameside College / RW Joinery
Business name: Revive Leeds
Sector: A social enterprise in both the Charity and Retail sector
Number of employees: 8 paid employees, 30 placements and volunteers
Apprenticeship level: Marketing, Customer service and Digital Marketing (Levels 3 and 4)
Training organisation: ATA Leeds and QA
Business name: Chemoxy International Ltd
Sector: Chemical Manufacturing
Location: Middlesbrough & Billingham, UK
Number of employees: 140+
Apprentice name: Various
Apprenticeship level: Level 3 – Life Sciences & Industrial Sciences Trailblazer (Laboratory Technician, Science Manufacturing Technician and Science Industry Maintenance Technician).
Training organisation: TTE and Redcar & Cleveland College in liaison with Cogent Skills
Chemoxy International Ltd
We invited Chemoxy International Ltd to share its experience of apprenticeships and its work on a Trailblazer group of employers that has written new apprenticeships standards for several job roles in their industry. Chemoxy are amongst the country’s first employers to start their apprentices on the new Trailblazer … Continued
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Why the engineering industry needs female apprentices
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Apprenticeship Pay Survey returns
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The Small Business Q&A: What are Apprenticeship Trailblazers?
Many online searches around apprenticeships right now often refer to Trailblazers. If you’re wondering what they’re all about and whether they’re relevant to your business, here’s a quick Q&A from Apprenticemakers to help you find out more. What is a … Continued
Spotlight On: The Shipwrights’ Apprenticeship Scheme
This month, Apprenticemakers is shining a spotlight on the Shipwrights’ Apprenticeship Scheme which is in its second year of supporting marine businesses. The project is run by the Worshipful Company of Shipwrights and aims to encourage small to medium employers across the country … Continued