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Congratulations to apprentices on the Truro and Penwith College business administration and team leader supervisor apprenticeships, who have all achieved distinction grades, the highest grade possible The 20 apprentices, who work in businesses across Cornwall, are the first to remotely take part in their awarding body’s end point assessments (EPAs), since moving to online learning amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Outstanding levels of support from tutors, employers, Truro and Penwith College’s remote learning model and its Connected College initiative have culminated

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Ever wanted to become a police officer? The next recruitment round for budding officers to join West Yorkshire Police’s police constable degree apprenticeship scheme opens on 27 July The starting salary for trainee officers is £20,879, which will increase to a minimum of £26,371 after the three-year training has been completed. Find out how to apply here. As part of their three-year training programme, apprentices will focus on areas such as being a detective, working within the roads policing unit

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Assembly efficiencies made by a ‘remarkable’ design engineer during his apprenticeship are now saving his employer £50,000-a-year and slashing product build time by more than 60%, from 3.5 hours down to just one hour Design engineer Niall Dawson works at Sheffield-based Pryor Marking Technology, which was established in 1849 and is a world leader for design and manufacture of intelligent marking, identification and code reading solutions. The 21-year-old completed a technical support apprenticeship with the University of Sheffield AMRC Training

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Aston University’s supply chain management (professional practice) degree apprenticeship is the perfect opportunity for young people who are looking to make a real difference in an industry that propels our economy and has been integral to keeping the world moving during a pandemic Coronavirus (Covid-19) has challenged businesses all over the world. It has tested our ability to adapt, and adapt quickly. Supply chains are what propel our economy and enable us to easily carry out our lives, and the

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Students who would like to hone their employability skills do so through the new Virtual Classroom programme from professional services firm PwC kicking off on 1 July PwC’s Virtual Classroom, open to students in England between years 10 and 13, years 11 to 14 in Northern Ireland and S3 to S6 in Scotland, combines both live and pre-recorded sessions that will provide you with an insight into PwC and an opportunity to develop your employability skills. You’ll also have the

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Congratulations to Jason Bennellick, the first student across the whole of the UK to complete the new craft bakery qualification with flying colours Cornwall, already an epicentre for the UK’s artisan food and drink industry, has another rising bakery star thanks to Prima Bakeries in Scorrier, Truro & Penwith College and Jason, a young, keen apprentice.  Jason, who joined Prima Bakeries as a general production assistant two years ago, now has an opportunity to join the illustrious list of craft

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Despite the impact of coronavirus (Covid-19) on jobs and the prospects of young people in particular, BAE Systems has exciting news to share that should reassure you that there will be opportunities available to you once you leave school BAE Systems, which builds advanced defence technology that protects people and national security, and keeps critical information and infrastructure secure, received applications from more than 9,000 people across the UK for the 800 apprenticeship roles in February. While 9,000 applicants for

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Aldi receives thousands of applications from apprentices every year, and many who enter the programme go on to achieve great things in the business It’s a tricky business caring for someone’s future. Although we look after people on a much larger scale (there are more than 33,000 people in our UK business), we understand the challenges you as parents or guardians face. You just want to make sure your children are getting the right start in life, the right support,

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Mercuri International UK is offering two CMI apprenticeships that provide fantastic learning and development opportunities for aspiring and more experienced managers Mercuri International UK is now an approved Chartered Management Institute (CMI) centre.  CMI is the only chartered awarding organisation of management and leadership qualifications. Mercuri is offering two CMI apprenticeships: The team leader level 3 and operations manager level 5. These apprenticeship programmes provide fantastic learning and development opportunities for aspiring and more experienced managers, respectively. Learners will gain

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An apprenticeship is a fantastic way to kick start your career in civil engineering, combining learning while working and earning What is civil engineering? Civil engineering is everything you see that’s been built around us. Civil engineers are problem solvers who design the world we live in. When you wake up in the morning and turn on the tap have you ever wondered how the water gets into your house? Civil engineers design water filtration and supply systems to provide

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