New online learning platform launched

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The Government has today launched a free ‘online learning platform’ for anyone wishing to boost workplace skills https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-free-online-learning-platform-to-boost-workplace-skills

Apprentices & Covid 19 Q&A

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Disruption to training Because of illness, caring responsibilities, and operational disruption, apprentices may be unable to attend training, and training providers may be unable to deliver training over the coming weeks or months. This will create significant implications for apprentices and employers, as well as for training providers and end-point assessment organisations whose income may… Read more »

New Employer Grants and Bursary’s

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Worcester City Council & Wychavon District Council have launced new Grants ranging from £1000 – £2000 to support Small Bsinesses in recruiting Apprentices The 2 District Councils have also launched a new Bursary scheme to support Apprentices with travel, clothing, tolls & equipment costs Further information and application forms are available to download here https://worcsapprenticeships.org.uk/grants-2/

Apprenticeship Show Success

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Over 3,000 people attended this year’s Worcestershire Apprenticeship Show and the event showcased the county as a great place to start your career. Representatives of several employers from across the county were available to speak to young people about the working opportunities that are currently available to them. Employers that attended the event included Roxel,… Read more »

Skills Support for the Workforce in Worcestershire – Funded Training to Help your Business Progress

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Skills Support for the Workforce (SSW) is a programme developed to upskill employees within small and medium-sized businesses in Worcestershire. SSW provides recognised accredited qualifications and bespoke training courses to enhance your employees’ skills, increase the competitiveness of your business and boost the local economy. SSW is co-financed by the Education and Skills Funding Agency… Read more »

Worcestershire Apprenticeships Awards 2018 event celebrates latest apprenticeships success

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A total of 340 people saw the winners announced at this year’s Worcestershire Apprenticeships Awards 2018 ceremony, on Thursday 15 November 2018. 25 of the county’s best apprentices, apprenticeship employers, schools and training providers were celebrated in a total of 12 categories at the Treetops Pavilion, West Midland Safari Park. The winners of the awards… Read more »

Angellica Bell to host annual Apprenticeship awards

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Angellica Bell, TV presenter and Celebrity MasterChef winner has been confirmed as this Years Celebrity Host for the annual Worcestershire Apprenticeship Show at West Midlands Safari Park on the 15th November 2018 Don’t forget to get your nominations in, closing date extended until the 6th July 2018