A whirlwind 12 months – but what a year it’s been!

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It’s been a whirlwind year since I was named the Worcestershire Apprentice of the Year winner back in November 2017 – I can’t believe the last 12 months have gone so quickly. During that time I have been able to promote apprenticeships across the county and beyond, attending careers events and taking part in various… Read more »

Apprenticeships go from strength to strength

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This year seems to have flown by – and it’s hard to believe we are now less than two months away from the 2018 Worcestershire Apprenticeship awards. This year’s nominations have now been announced, and I was delighted to see that Sanctuary Group is in the running for the Large Apprenticeship Employer of the Year…. Read more »

Spreading the word about apprenticeships

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Over the past few weeks I have attended various career fairs to help spread the word about apprenticeships and show that heading to university is not necessarily the right next step for everyone. On Tuesday 24 April I attended the Wyre Forest Apprenticeship Show, at Kidderminster Rugby Club. It was great to hear what people… Read more »

A great opportunity to promote apprenticeships

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Worcestershire Apprentice of the Year Ben Hyde, of Sanctuary Group

National Apprenticeship Week 2018 has been a great chance to promote apprenticeships within the region. On Monday I had the chance to meet senior staff from within Sanctuary Group to ask questions about their experiences and any advice they had for apprentices working across the Group. Later on in the day I was lucky enough… Read more »

An exciting 12 months ahead

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As your new Worcestershire Apprentice of the Year I’m proud to have the opportunity to bring you my first post to this blog. My name is Ben Hyde and my aim for the year ahead will be to get the name of apprenticeships out there and to champion the fantastic work being done by apprentices and… Read more »

Opportunities – Past, Present, and Future

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This time last year I had no idea what the next 12 months would have in store. I must say though…it has been an incredible journey. So much has happened since becoming the 2016 Worcestershire Apprentice Award winner. From meeting loads of apprentice employers throughout Worcestershire, to attending Skills Shows and Careers Events at local… Read more »

Worcestershire’s Apprenticeship Show 2017

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    Last week saw over 1200 young people attend this year’s Apprenticeship Show 2017 organised by Worcestershire Apprenticeships, and hosted at the Worcester Racecourse. Young people from across Worcestershire, and further afield!, came along to the event and met with training providers, colleges, a wide range of employers, and the Armed Forces to see… Read more »

Visit to Morgan Motors Company

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A few months ago, I met with a very well-known British car manufacturing firm. The Morgan Motor Company was established in 1909 by HFS Morgan. The longest running model is the Morgan 4/4 which has been in constant production since 1936, while the recognisable Three Wheeler ceased production in the 1930’s and came back just… Read more »