Changes to Apprenticeship & Traineeship National vacancy website

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Please note that in the very near future the facility for candidates to search and apply for apprenticeship vacancies or traineeship opportunities through the Apprenticeship vacancies (Av) system will be turned off. All candidates will be required to hold an account on the Find an apprenticeship’ or Find a traineeship’ service housed on… Read more »

School Engagement Programme

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Worcestershire Training Providers Association (WTPA) has been commissioned by Worcestershire LEP to deliver a School Engagement Programme across the county. The programme is focused on delivering Impartial Information, Advice and Guidance to young people regarding Apprenticeships and the variety of local opportunities available. The delivery meets the statutory guidance for schools which states: ‘The governing… Read more »

Biggest ever apprentice minimum wage rise

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An inflation-busting 20 per cent rise in the national minimum wage for apprentices. The rate paid to apprentices will rise from £2.73 an hour to £3.30 in October 2015. The National Minimum Wage rate for 16 to 17-year-olds, will be £3.87 an hour from October so when you consider you will be receiving training and… Read more »