Employer Guidance from UK Summer Statement

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The Worcestershire Careers Hub team have put together a useful document outlining key information and advice from the UK Summer Statement. This covers announcements around, apprenticeships, internships and the new kickstarter positions. The documents breaks down the benefits to employers of all the options to allow them to make the best decision for them. View… Read more »

Construction Training support launched for Unemployed Residents

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Last week saw Worcestershire-based training provider, InterLearn, launch their first classroom delivery since lockdown measures were enforced in March, benefitting local residents who find themselves out of work as a result of Covid19, by providing much-needed construction skills. Delivering a fully funded, 10-day accredited award in Health and Safety within a Construction Environment, the programme… Read more »

Apprenticeships go from strength to strength during COVID Lockdown

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In the new COVID-world there are some inspiring stories of organisations who have successfully adapted their business models to the current challenges for Apprenticeships under COVID-19. ‘Keeping learners learning’ has been the mantra of the entire team at Worcestershire Group Training Association (WGTA) where they have had to adapt the delivery of their programmes for… Read more »

New Employer Brochure Launched for Worcestershire

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Worcestershire Apprenticeships along with partners Worcestershire LEP, Worcestershire County Council and The Careers & Enterprise Company have put together a new employer brochure. This new brochure outlining the varies ways employers can get involved with the Inspiring Worcestershire initiative to help develop their future workforce. This features programmes supporting local schools, apprenticeships, internships and work… Read more »

Online Apprenticeship Resources

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Below we have uploaded a series of online apprenticeship resources aimed at both Students and Schools. Amazing Apprenticeships have put together some resources, this includes an interactive Student and Teacher Guide and a ‘Learn At Home’ One page guide for Teachers. All of these can be downloaded on the following links. Student Guide Teacher Guide… Read more »

CANCELLED – Worcestershire Apprenticeships Awards 2020

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THE EVENT WILL BE CARRIED OVER TO 2021 EVENT – DATE TO BE CONFIRMED Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership and Worcestershire County Council have announced that entries are now open for the popular Worcestershire Apprenticeships Awards 2020. Local apprentices, apprenticeship employers, schools, careers leads and training providers in Worcestershire are being encouraged to submit their nominations… Read more »

Former Apprentice Case Study – Simon Hyde

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Apprentice Name: Simon Hyde, CEOEmployer Name: FAUN ZoellerApprenticeship: HND in Production and Industrial Engineering Simon achieved 9 O’Levels at school and was initially encouraged to go to university however he didn’t feel it was right for him. He studied A’Level Art at Bewdley Sixth Form and during this time he also got involved with the… Read more »

Former Apprentice Case Study – Amy Smith

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Apprentice Name: Amy Smith, DirectorEmployer Name: SW&A AccountantsApprenticeship: Association of Accounts Technicians (AAT) Amy finished school in 2012 at which Maths had been one of her strongest subjects. After a period of work experience in an accountancy firm, this confirmed Amy’s aspirations for a career in accountancy. She applied to various colleges to study for… Read more »

Former Apprentice Case Study – Tom Weston

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Apprentice Name: Tom Weston, Managing DirectorEmployer Name: Tom Weston Construction ServicesApprenticeship: Carpenter Tom went to Bishop Perowne School where he achieved several A-C grade GCSEs. After leaving school at 16 years Tom then went onto Full Time College course at Worcester College where he completed a 1-year Foundation carpentry course which he then followed on… Read more »