Apprenticeships

Rolls-Royce seeks new apprentices for Goodwood plant

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has announced that the company is seeking candidates for its Apprenticeship Programme. The successful applicants will join the programme in August 2014, working alongside skilled craftspeople in leather, wood, paint, engineering and assembly...

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Early Years Advanced Apprenticeship Bursary Doubled to £3,000

The Department for Education has doubled the funding available for the early years bursary scheme to £3,000 in a bid to encourage more applicants. Back in June I reported on the new bursary scheme beginning on 5 September.  The DfE has announced it is increased the...

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Jaguar Land Rover Apprenticeships 2014 Open for Applications

JLR have said this at notgoingtouni:  Want to build a world-class career whilst working with two of the world’s most famous automotive brands? Our award-winning Apprenticeship Scheme will be open for applications from November 4th 2013 until January 31st 2014. We’re...

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Apprenticeships Are Falling Short of Demand

The Minister for Skills, Matthew Hancock, revealed yesterday in a written answer to an MP the number of young people starting an apprenticeship during the last three academic years. Apprenticeship programme starts by age and gender   Age  Gender   2010/11 full year  ...

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Apprenticeship Applications – top tips

One of the best (but not the only) places to find and apply online for apprenticeships is through the official (government sponsored) 'Find an Apprenticeship' service at www.apprenticeships.org.uk. Having registered a user account (you need a valid email address) you...

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Traineeships: what are they?

What Are the New 'Traineeships' For? Traineeships are an education and training programme based on work experience that is focused on giving young people the work skills and experience that employers are looking for. Traineeships are designed for those aged 16-24 who...

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Types of Apprenticeships ~ by Industry and Level

It can be difficult to find out which job areas are covered by apprenticeships and at which level. There is a handy online tool for doing exactly this. All you have to do is to visit this website and scroll down to the third section entitled 'Browse by Issuing...

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Apprenticeships offer great opportunities for high achievers

For high achievers there are now great alternatives to following the well-trodden path of a university degree  –  particularly, though not exclusively, for those with an interest in engineering, science and technology. Here are just some examples of high-quality...

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Civil Engineering Apprenticeships with Skanska

Location: Nationwide Age Requirement: 16+ Skanska currently have apprentice opportunities in Civil Engineering, Infrastructure Services, Utilities and Cementation. Apprentices will be recruited across various projects in the UK. The Apprenticeship aims to prepare...

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