Worcestershire Skills Show Proves A Hit For More Than 1,600 Young People

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Employers, training and apprenticeships organisations and young visitors have praised the organisers of the annual Worcestershire Skills Show 2017, which attracted more than 1,600 young people and students. This year’s event was the third held annually, with plans already under way to hold it again next year. Over 50 businesses and education providers showcased a… Read more »

Visit to Vax

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Last month I was fortunate to visit Sabbah Wasim and the Customer Service Team at Vax in Droitwich. Established in 1977 by Alan Brazier, whose first invention was the forerunner to Vax’s iconic orange tub (made with a water heater, a shower pump, and a milk churn), today Vax is the UK’s best-selling floor care brand… Read more »

National Apprenticeship Week 2017

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National Apprenticeship Week 2017, during its 10th annual celebration, brought together employers and apprentices from across England to celebrate the success of apprenticeships over the last decade and has encouraged even more people to choose apprenticeships as a brilliant choice of pathway to a great career. During this week, many different organisations, schools, and employers,… Read more »

Worcestershire Apprenticeship Awards 2017 Nominations Are Now Live

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Nominations for the Worcestershire Apprenticeship Awards 2017 are now live. The categories for nominations are: Apprenticeship Ambassador of the Year Apprentice of the Year (Intermediate, Advance and Higher) Employer of the Year (Small, Medium, Large and Newcomer) School of the Year Training Provider of the Year   Click here to see the nomination forms for… Read more »

National Apprenticeship Week 2017 & Training Providers

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I didn’t begin my apprenticeship thinking “I want to be apprentice of the year for Worcestershire”. I don’t think anyone begins their apprenticeship with that sole thought in mind; The Worcestershire Apprentice Awards didn’t even exist when I started my apprenticeship over 4 years ago. You start an apprenticeship because you don’t enjoy full time… Read more »