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It’s OK not to feel OK and there is help out there for apprentices who are struggling to cope   Life can seem overwhelming at the moment and starting a new apprenticeship can be harder to cope with because of the pandemic and the events of 2020 and 2021. Whether you’re feeling sad or hopeless, have problems with your friends or family, feel anxious about the future, have trouble sleeping or are struggling to concentrate or control your behaviour, remember,

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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 enter the digital world and look at the digital user experience professional level 6 degree apprenticeship. As a digital user experience (UX) professional, you’ll investigate, analyse and design the experience that people have with digital products and services, both current and emerging, in order to find ways that these interactions can be improved over time. You could

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If your favourite subject is ICT and you consider yourself a true gamer, why not use your talents within your career as there is a broad range of apprenticeships available to you. A career using ICT will equip you with plenty of essential skills, from evaluating data, design, attention to detail, teamwork and the ability to communicate and problem solve effectively. There are a wide range of careers and locations to explore in this sector, from the more traditional coding

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In a commitment to nurturing emerging, diverse young talent, Zurich UK has doubled the number of apprenticeship places it is making available in 2021 – from 15 in 2020 to 30 in 2021. The initiative is open to applicants of all ages with school leavers and recent graduates being actively encouraged to secure places as they kick-start their careers. Zurich UK is also partnering with the BYP Network, a network founded to actively connect young black professionals with career opportunities.

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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.   Horticulture apprentice Company: Oak Tree Landscapes Location: Winchester Expected duration: 24 months Annual wage: £13,500 Details: If you love beautiful gardens and being outdoors, you might want to consider this level 2 apprenticeship. You’ll be involved in all areas of garden maintenance, including mowing, pruning, weeding, planting,

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22-year-old Lucas Withey from Bristol – named Apprentice of the Year – has been playing a key role helping to restore one of the UK’s most iconic buildings. Lucas, who is two years into his studies to become a fibrous plasterer, said he was inspired by his late grandfather. He said: “My grandfather was a very talented man and worked in a whole selection of trades and it was he who really inspired me to go down this route. “Never did

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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 enter the world of beauty and look at the advanced beauty therapist level 3 apprenticeship. An advanced beauty therapist can be employed within the beauty industry, travel, leisure and health sectors, in a variety of salons, spas and aesthetic environments. In this role, you’ll provide, design and implement bespoke treatment plans. These treatments range from manual therapies

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If your favourite subject is food technology and you are thinking of using your talents within your career, there is a broad range of apprenticeships open to you. Working in the food service industry will equip you with plenty of essential skills, from good customer service, health and safety, attention to detail, team work and the ability to communicate and problem solve. There are a wide range of careers and locations to explore in this industry, from working as a

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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 and begin your career search today.   Pharmacy technician Company: Cleggs Pharmacy Location: Oxford Expected duration: 24 months Annual wage: £10,400 Details: You’ll need excellent communication skills to complete this level 3 apprenticeship as you prepare and provide medication to patients, calculating quantities and doses of medicines. Duties include serving customers, handling cash and controlling stock. Closing date: 30

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The past year has been tough on the health industry, however it has highlighted the hard work and importance of nursing and the role of nurses in our lives. Maybe it has even inspired you to consider nursing as a career. Although the work can be very rewarding, it can also be emotionally and physically challenging. A career in nursing is dynamic and exciting, with opportunities to work in a range of different roles. Apprenticeship choices available within the healthcare

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