“We are encouraging anyone interested in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) to apply – you will be able start on a salary of £10,000 from your first day, work towards a professional qualification, and take your first step into a lifelong career.”
Apprenticeships could make a big difference to tackling the tech skills gap in the UK. That was the message Tech Partnership Company’s Director of Strategy Margaret Sambell presented in a Q&A with IT Portal this month.
George Osborne has announced that his new apprenticeship levy will be set at a rate of 0.5 per cent of an employer’s wage bill – but what does that amount to for a construction firm?
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Kristie Milner, who has urged other young people to consider alternative education options when they get their GCSEs. She is currently studying for an accounting qualification, while also working as a finance officer
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HMRC tells Computer Weekly about its first 15 apprenticeships available under the government-led Tech Industry Gold Apprenticeship scheme
The University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) has announced a pioneering new education route for successful apprentices to study advanced vocational University degrees, as part of their apprenticeship training.
Apprentices are vital to plug the food industry skills gap, says the Food and Drink Federation, while the Confederation of British Industry has slammed the government's latest apprenticeship plans.
A former head girl who shunned the traditional path to a top university now has an engineering apprenticeship with Procter & Gamble. Emily Hamlin, 17, from Horndon, said the decision was the best she had ever made.