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Do you want to hear about apprenticeship opportunities at Highways England? Then register for a webinar during National Apprenticeship Week in February Highways England, the government-owned company charged with operating, maintaining and improving England’s motorways and major A roads, is hosting three webinars during National Apprenticeship Week next month. The three webinars, running during the week of 8 February, are designed to give you an overview of the opportunities that Highways England has available in 2021 through an apprenticeship. Highways

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Happy New Year! As we welcome in a new year, one of your resolutions may be to focus on your future and career. We have collected together a list of new apprenticeships currently available to apply for, so why wait? Get inspired from these current apprenticeships available to apply for and start your career pathway today. Current apprenticeships available:   Apprentice pharmacy services assistant Company: Haxby Group Pharmacy Location: York Expected duration: 15 months Weekly wage: £200 Details: You’ll provide

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If you have a passion for PE, bundles of energy and enjoy keeping active at school, then a career using your strength, agility and competitive spirit could be the option for you. If your favourite subject is PE and you are thinking of pursuing it further, there is a broad range of careers open to you. You could seek work in the teaching profession or within the community, or use your physical strength and abilities to tackle more vigorous work,

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The fashion industry is constantly changing and evolving, so you’ll have to let your creative juices flow to succeed in this field, and don’t be scared to show your unique flair when applying for apprenticeships. Here are our top five tips to get you started on a career in the fashion industry. Start your own blog and develop a social media presence While it seems anyone can be ‘Insta famous’ these days, when it comes to showing your style and

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JTL, a national training provider for electrical and plumbing and heating apprenticeships, has recently announced its new partnership with Vision West Nottinghamshire College. The partnership, which will focus on the delivery of electrical apprenticeships, will enhance the learners’ experience, as well as helping meet the skills needs of employers. Vision West Nottinghamshire College will be delivering the knowledge-based elements of the apprenticeship course, whilst JTL will work alongside the College to deliver the reviews, assessments and other aspects of the

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Padstow-based Chef, Paul Ainsworth is on the hunt for eight new apprentices with an appetite for success to join his collection of award-winning Cornish restaurants including Paul Ainsworth At No6, The Mariners Public House and Caffè Rojano. Ofsted Outstanding Truro and Penwith College has been running a successful apprenticeship training programme in partnership with the Michelin Star chef and restaurateur since 2018. All graduates to date who have completed their training through the ‘Paul Ainsworth Truro and Penwith College Academy’

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As a health play specialist, you’ll provide therapeutic play for sick children, young people, carers and families of all ages, to help them understand their medical condition, treatment and its impact on their daily life. Each month, we’ll highlight a new apprenticeship on offer and dive into why it could be the top choice for you. Today, we enter the healthcare industry and look at the health play specialist level 5 apprenticeship. As a health play specialist, you’ll work within

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If your favourite subject at school is art, there are a number of apprenticeships that link to your interests and creative talents. The arts sector has opportunities for both practical roles such as graphic or interior designer to more managerial roles as a librarian or museum curator. Art helps you develop creative skills and the ability to visualise new ideas, which can be useful in many careers such as arts, crafts and design, broadcast media and performing arts and publishing.

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Mercuri International have a passion for celebrating their apprentices. Each quarter they select two apprentices to become Mercuri Ambassadors. The apprentices will have demonstrated one or more of the following attributes: proactivity, resilience, strong work ethic, personal integrity and professionalism as well as attainment and commercial success. This quarter, recognition goes to Jess Summersgill, a development manager at CCS Media and is currently undertaking a CMI accredited Team Leader Level 3 Apprenticeship with Mercuri, and Charlotte Rutherford, a commercial apprentice at Portakabin

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The apprenticeship levy is a form of tax that helps fund work-based training. A recent change means large businesses will soon be able to share more of what they haven’t spent themselves with SMEs—that means more employers will be able to take on apprentices. The apprenticeship levy was launched in April 2017. It is essentially a UK tax on large businesses to help fund new apprenticeships and support quality training. Crucially, the money collected, at a rate of 0.5% of

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