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Apprenticeships for SMEs – what’s the latest?
24th August 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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Apprenticeships now under the remit of Department for Education
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Apprenticemakers to host panel of small businesses at Spark the Change
Apprenticemakers, is hosting a panel discussion at the Spark the Change conference at The Brewery in London on July 6/7th. The Apprenticemakers panel will be made up of small businesses that have employed apprentices and have created real change in … Continued
Why the engineering industry needs female apprentices
Every year, on 23 June, female engineers up and down the UK unite to mark National Women in Engineering Day (NWED). For the most part, the day is a celebration of the achievements of women working in the industry, but … Continued