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Birmingham-headquartered engineering firm adi Group has joined forces with King’s Norton Boys’ School, in an agreement which will see twelve students given the opportunity to develop core mechanical and electrical engineering skills alongside their regular studies. Igniting engineering passions and boosting future employment prospects across the region, the newly forged partnership builds on adi’s work with North Bromsgrove High School in a similar capacity, allowing a new generation of youngsters to take their place on adi’s unique pre apprenticeship scheme. “We’re delighted to

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Cornwall will be home to the UK’s first ever ecological postgraduate degree apprentices with the launch of a new course by The Cornwall College Group (TCCG).   The unique opportunity to secure a master’s degree in ecological restoration, and specialise in one of three ecological subjects while working full-time, has been added to the environmental and conservation courses on offer at Eden Project Learning – a partnership between the world-famous attraction and TCCG.   Head of Eden Project Learning, Dr Mark

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Truro and Penwith College recently announced the development of a brand new space apprenticeship that is a first for the South West, supporting Cornwall’s £1 billion Space and Aerospace sector.  The development of the South West’s first Space Engineering Technician apprenticeship was announced this month at a special event attended by dignitaries and VIPs at Truro College. The ground-breaking apprenticeship was revealed at the launch of Truro and Penwith College’s Cornwall Space and Aerospace Technology Training (CSATT), which is being

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Transport provider Go-Ahead’s apprenticeship scheme has received an official stamp of approval with bus company Go-Ahead London and rail companies Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) and Southeastern successfully passing their Ofsted New Provider Monitoring Visit. The provider, which is on track to hire 1,100 apprentices across bus and rail in 2021, received visits across various sites from Ofsted and has won praise from the regulator in official assessments. Inspectors found that Go-Ahead London apprentices are well supported by logically ordered training

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Each month, we highlight a new apprenticeship on offer and dive into why it could be the top choice for you. Today, we take to the seas and look at the boatmaster level 3 apprenticeship. Working in the marine industry as a boatmaster, you’ll learn to navigate vessels through busy and highly challenging waterways. There are plenty of opportunities to develop your role once qualified: you could be the captain of a single vessel tourist boat or work for a

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A new £4.325 million five-year programme to help address long-term and severe heritage skills shortages in the construction sector has been announced  by The Hamish Ogston Foundation and Historic England.  The grant is the largest one-off investment ever awarded to heritage construction training in England. It will fund an in-work heritage skills and apprenticeship scheme, which aims to increase expertise in essential crafts such as bricklaying, carpentry and joinery, painting and decorating, plastering, roofing and stonemasonry. Without intervention now, these crucial skills are at risk of being lost forever with grave consequences for England’s pre-1919 historic buildings. Apprentices will work alongside Historic England experts at sites in

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If your favourite subject is business studies and you consider yourself to be management material, why not start your career path with a relevant apprenticeship? A career using business studies will equip you with plenty of essential skills, including data evaluation, understanding key business functions such as HR and finance, management skills, the ability to communicate and problem solve effectively, and to gain an understanding of how organisations operate. There are a wide range of careers and locations to explore

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Traineeships are proving vital in tackling the risk in unemployment by helping young people to access employment and gain the skills needed to support the UK’s economic recovery. Skills specialist Seetec Outsource, part of the employee-owned Seetec Group, is at the forefront of helping young people get a foothold on the employment ladder by offering traineeships in Business Administration for 16 to 24-year olds across the North West. Funded by the Education and Skills Funding Agency’s Adult Education Budget, it

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Apprenticeships vacancies are available across England and in a variety of industries and sectors. Take a look at our top picks to apply for in July and begin your career search today.   Travel consultant Company: Hays Travel Location: York Expected duration: 24 months Annual wage: £8,415 Details: This apprenticeship is perfect to develop your passion for travel as you work towards a level 3 travel consultant apprenticeship. You’ll learn how to adapt to working within a fast paced sales

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Leeds College of Building has recently gained accreditation to launch a new BSc Hons Civil Engineering – Site Management degree apprenticeship. Having recently franchised the course delivered at Leeds Beckett University, the College can now deliver its first-ever degree apprenticeship. The distinct civil engineering pathway combines academic study at degree level with practical on-the-job experience. The programme is designed to meet the needs of businesses and allow the recruitment of new talent or the development of existing staff. The course is aimed

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