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How to land a Cyber Security Apprenticeship

Cyber security is the defence of computer systems, networks, devices & data from unauthorised access and exploitation. It affects everyone: businesses, governments, even you at home.  The world of cyber is a constant battle between the people working in cyber …

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How to get a plumbing apprenticeship (2022 guide)

Kick-start your career in plumbing. Are you a hands-on learner who is at their best when getting stuck into practical work? If so, a plumbing apprenticeship could be just for you. Plumbing apprenticeships offer you the opportunity to earn a …

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How to advertise your Apprenticeships on a budget

The best places to get your apprentice roles seen. So, you’ve finalised your job description, got your training provider in place, and now it’s time to recruit some talent to fill your apprenticeships.  The problem is, finding the right person …

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Esports Apprenticeships

Press Start. The esports industry has certainly come a long way in the last twenty years. With a global market valued at over one billion US dollars, esports has rapidly become a mainstream industry, opening up career opportunities for an …

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Adult Apprenticeships

Adult Apprenticeships: Everything you need to know

The secret to adult apprenticeships. It’s a little awkward, but we’re just gonna come right out and say it: There’s no such thing as an adult apprenticeship. Now, this isn’t because there are no apprenticeships that are suitable for people aged 25+, …

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Banking Apprenticeships

How to land a banking apprenticeship

Take a first step into finance. Technology and the methods people use to bank are rapidly changing. From rooms full of people balancing paper-based manual ledgers, to today’s complex digital network charting billions of daily transactions. Banking apprenticeships can cover …

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Apprenticeships during Lockdown

Finding an apprenticeship during the Covid-19 crisis.

How will the Corona Virus affect Apprenticeships? We are currently facing an unprecedented situation, not just in the world of apprenticeships, but in the world period. Due to lockdown in the UK, including the temporary closure of many businesses, lots …

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How do I find an Aerospace Apprenticeship?

Aerospace is one of the fastest-growing industries in the UK, offering some very exciting opportunities from space start-ups to expanding government and university programmes. Aerospace engineers spend their time concocting designs for a variety of things that seem to magically …

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Is your next employer part of the 5% club?

The 5% Club is a group of employers committed to the constant development of their workforce.  By joining The 5% Club, members aspire to achieve 5% of their workforce in ‘earn and learn’ positions (including apprentices, sponsored students and graduates …

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How to write the perfect job application.

Ready To Be Blown Away? Before we start, let’s make something clear. This isn’t just another one of those list articles about what kind of jobs might be good for you. In fact, I want to spend some time talking …

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Google Apprenticeships (a guide for 2022)

Want to work for Google? Google shapes the way that we consume information every single day.  They power a host of products, from maps to emails to autonomous cars. Key to their apprenticeship program, google apprentices get exposure to different …

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Engineering and STEM

How to help children engineer their futures.

Research from the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) shows more than half (54%) of parents feel they would struggle to guide their children to gain more experience in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) fields. In good news for …

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Football apprenticeships

Football Apprenticeships: All you need to know.

Becoming an apprentice in the football industry Football is the most popular sport in England, yet opportunities for young people seem to be few and far between. In part, this is because of the huge popularity of the game, with …

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How to get a Railway Apprenticeship

Becoming a railway apprentice. Every year the UK rail service is responsible for over 1.3 billion journeys. Unsurprisingly, this huge infrastructure requires constant maintenance, improvement, and innovation. It is also an industry with a long history of exciting and well-paid …

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Accounting Apprenticeships

Accounting Apprenticeships

A career in finance. Accounting, auditing and the finance industry make up some of the largest firms in the world. Accounting is a very in-demand role, primarily because accountants are required in all types of economies, both to help when …

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