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Mercuri International have a passion for celebrating their apprentices. Each quarter they select two apprentices to become Mercuri Ambassadors. The apprentices will have demonstrated one or more of the following attributes: proactivity, resilience, strong work ethic, personal integrity and professionalism as well as attainment and commercial success. This quarter, recognition goes to Jess Summersgill, a development manager at CCS Media and is currently undertaking a CMI accredited Team Leader Level 3 Apprenticeship with Mercuri, and Charlotte Rutherford, a commercial apprentice at Portakabin

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The apprenticeship levy is a form of tax that helps fund work-based training. A recent change means large businesses will soon be able to share more of what they haven’t spent themselves with SMEs—that means more employers will be able to take on apprentices. The apprenticeship levy was launched in April 2017. It is essentially a UK tax on large businesses to help fund new apprenticeships and support quality training. Crucially, the money collected, at a rate of 0.5% of

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There are fewer things more stressful than an interview (driving test and moving house probably trump it), but there’s no need to worry about it, if you follow these simple steps and prepare, prepare, prepare. You only get one opportunity to make a good first impression, so you need to be well prepared for the apprenticeship interview. Do your homework Fail to plan, and you plan to fail. You are certain to be asked specific questions about the company, so

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As a broadcast and media systems technician, you’ll be responsible for operating and maintaining the broadcast and media systems that underpin the media and entertainment industry. Each month, we highlight a new apprenticeship on offer and dive into why it could be the top choice for you. Today, we look at the broadcast and media apprenticeship level 5 apprenticeship. This role aims to ensure the reliability and integrity of broadcast and media systems critical to the delivery of TV, radio

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JTL, a national training provider for electrical and heating and plumbing apprenticeships, has partnered with London South East Colleges (LSEC) to provide a programme of traineeships in electrical and plumbing. The Traineeship programme gives young people, aged 16- 24- year olds, an opportunity to develop skills and confidence in order to take their first steps into their chosen career. The six-week programme gives trainees an insight into the industry, as well as aiding them with the skills and experience they

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As the year draws to an end, one of your new year’s resolutions may be to focus on your future. Each month we will round up a list of new apprenticeships currently available to apply for. Get inspired from these current apprenticeships available to apply for and start your career pathway today. Current apprenticeships available:   ICT Device Support Apprentice Company: Warwickshire County Council Location: Warwick Expected duration: 30 months Annual wage: £8,784.26 Details: Duties of the level 3 apprenticeship

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The Royal Air Force has been named as a finalist for the Macro Employer of the Year category in the South West regional final of the National Apprenticeship Awards 2020 which was held in November; if successful, the Service will move onto be a finalist at the National Awards Ceremony which takes place today, 25th November. This year the ceremonies will be held with all nominees, sponsors and supporters attending ‘virtually’. Now in their 17th year, the National Apprenticeship Awards

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If you have a passion for geography in your current studies and hope to expand this interest as a career, there are plenty of options open to you. If your favourite subject is geography and you are thinking of pursuing it, there is a broad range of careers open to you. You could seek work in the private or public sector, or a charity connected to housing, town planning, land management, conservation or international development, or even train to teach.

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QA, a tech skills and talent provider, is partnering with Salesforce to launch a new Developer Bootcamp and three apprenticeship programmes aimed at boosting digital skills. The training initiatives will develop a new cohort of Salesforce-credentialed professionals and support the growth of Salesforce’s ecosystem of customers and partners, expected to add more than 100,000 skilled jobs in the UK over the next four years, according to IDC [1]. This year, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the shift to digital has accelerated

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Writing a CV can be stressful, especially if you’re starting from scratch, and although there is no right or wrong way to create the perfect CV, there are a few things you should always remember to include. If you’re starting to think about applying for your apprenticeship, your CV could be the key to success, allowing you to jump that first hurdle in the application process. Today, we will share with you our top five tips for writing the perfect

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