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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 application

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 in 2019

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: 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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Carpentry Apprenticeships.

Could a Carpentry Apprenticeship be for you? In this week’s early careers spotlight, we dive into the world of carpentry, joinery and woodworking apprenticeships. Apprenticeships and construction (or “the trades”) go way back. Forty years ago, if you were enrolled …

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Sales Apprenticeships

The Ultimate Guide to Sales Apprenticeships. Every business has something to sell. Whether you are selling a product or a service, to a consumer or a business, sales experts are essential to ensure that customers needs are met. For this …

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Higher Apprenticeships

All about Higher Apprenticeships.

What is a higher apprenticeship? Following on from advanced apprenticeships (level 3), higher apprenticeships offer the chance to earn a variety of different qualifications in a number of industries. Like all apprenticeships, higher level apprenticeships give you the chance to …

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Advanced apprenticeships

All about Advanced Apprenticeships

What is an advanced apprenticeship? Advanced apprenticeships (also known as level 3) are equivalent to completing 2 A-levels. Often following on from an intermediate apprenticeship, advanced apprenticeships offer further training and qualifications, more money, and the chance to move on …

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Intermediate Apprenticeships

All about Intermediate Apprenticeships (Level 2)

What is an intermediate apprenticeship? Intermediate apprenticeships are the first level of apprenticeships. Sometimes (confusingly, we might add) referred to as ‘level 2’, intermediate apprenticeships are a foot-in-the-door to a host of different industries. An intermediate apprenticeship is a full …

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