It’s a boom time for apprenticeships. if learning on the job appeals to you, there are thousands of places available on these popular work and study programmes that benefit directly from government investment! Sports coaching, hairdressing, business, animal care, aviation, marketing, social media, sales, IT, engineering, finance, media… if a career in any of these Continue reading..
Are you keen to kickstart your career, but don’t have any experience or qualifications? An apprenticeship could be a really good option! Not everyone wants to go to university, but it can be hard to kickstart your career if you have no experience. That’s why an apprenticeship can be such a good option – it Continue reading..
Creative jobs are on the increase in the UK and this thriving industry is crying out for talented graduates! For many people, sitting behind a desk pushing paper all day fills them with dread. If you’re one such person, fear not. Those with a passion for creating will find careers out there that allow you Continue reading..
There are so many reasons to work in education – here are just a few! The third largest in the UK in terms of employees, the education sector employs 1.5million people in the public sector – and it’s not just made up of teachers in the traditional school environment. Some work in adult and community Continue reading..
You may know exactly what career you would like and even what company you want to work for. but do you know how to go about getting an actual job? Apprenticeships allow you to gain practical experience and avoid student debt. Climbing the career ladder is all well and good, but how do you get your Continue reading..
Much has been said in recent years about the unparalleled skills/talent paradox that is currently troubling the UK business arena. As unemployment has fallen following the global recession, a number of sectors have been revealed as suffering from skills shortages. The Government has looked to identify ways to tackle this crippling issue; however one still Continue reading..
Great earning potential, undeniable job prospects and a well-publicised current demand for engineers and technicians to fill the skills-gap: it’s no wonder more and more people are beginning to consider engineering careers. Here we’ll be exploring four of the non-traditional routes into engineering – apprenticeships, school and college-leaver programmes, sponsored degrees and engineering gateways. Apprenticeships Continue reading..
Hi, and thanks for reading my very first Apprentice Blog! Norbert Dentressangle Logistics is launching its first nationwide apprenticeship scheme and I wanted to use this blog to tell you all about it – both before and during the first 12 months of our scheme. I guess the natural place to start is by asking ‘what Continue reading..
Summer is over but the Autumn winds of change could bring new opportunities. Now might be the time to start thinking about what skills you could update to help you advance your career or to find work. Learning doesn’t stop when we reach adulthood. In a constantly changing world with new technologies and fast moving Continue reading..
Emma King wanted to progress up the career ladder, but as a young mother she didn’t want to time out of work to study. So she found the perfect solution. She started an apprenticeship in accounting while continuing to do her job at SRC Taxation Consultancy. Emma is a mum of two and had her son Joshua just Continue reading..