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Apprenticeships

Views sought on plans to boost apprenticeships

Published on 16 August 2016

£2.5 billion will be invested in apprenticeship training by 2020 under plans unveiled by the government.

Growing interest in engineering careers among girls says training boss

Published on 30 June 2016

A Bradford engineering training centre is seeing growing interest from women looking at apprenticeships in manufacturing.

Economy Minister announces 50 new civil engineering apprenticeships

Published on 9 June 2016

“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 be a game-changer for the UK techs skills landscape

Published on 25 May 2016

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.

The rise of the tech apprenticeship: Tackling the UK’s digital skills gap

Published on 8 May 2016

Many companies face the challenge of a growing digital skills gap, which could significantly affect their growth and success.

What would the apprenticeship levy cost contractors?

Published on 26 November 2015

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?

Interested in a mechanical engineering apprenticeship?

Published on 26 November 2015

Discover Sarah Brazier’s journey - from tinkering with agricultural machinery at the age of 16 to award-winning engineer at Babcock International

What to do after those GCSE results

Published on 18 August 2015

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

Best IT apprenticeships in the UK - Top companies with 2015 training schemes for IT careers

Published on 14 August 2015

IT apprenticeship schemes are a great way of finding and developing great talent. Here are some of the best technology training schemes the UK has to offer

HMRC launches paid digital apprenticeship with bonus of funded degree

Published on 30 July 2015

HMRC tells Computer Weekly about its first 15 apprenticeships available under the government-led Tech Industry Gold Apprenticeship scheme

University of Sheffield announces pioneering degree level apprenticeships

Published on 20 July 2015

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.

Food industry apprenticeships vital for growth

Published on 14 July 2015

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.

Top pupil chose not to go to uni and lands apprenticeship at P&G

Published on 13 July 2015

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.

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