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Apprentices’ Helping To Raise Apprenticeship Awareness

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The Apprenticeship Ambassador Programme is an information service for schools in Greater Manchester, utilising real apprentices’ first-hand knowledge to present the Apprenticeship route as a viable and successful route into higher education and a career.   Who better to raise awareness of Apprenticeships than apprentices themselves?   The Apprenticeship Ambassador Programme has been launched as […]

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5 Times When Staff Training Is Required

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Staff training can often be something that is neglected by organisations on a day to day basis. Often it isn’t intentional, it is just that the day to day demands are high priority and training can get overlooked to meet them. However, with over 70% of staff lacking job satisfaction it is important now more […]

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4 Key Skills Required For A Career In Care

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Have you ever considered whether a career in care is suitable for you? If you are interested in choosing this career then there are several key skills that you should have to stand you in good stead for your career which we have highlighted below: 4 key skills required for a career in care 1.Patience […]

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The Apprenticeship Levy 2017 – The Ultimate Guide

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With the Apprenticeship Levy 2017 changes just around the corner, we understand that as an employer the changes can seem confusing. Therefore we have created the following guide to provide you with the ultimate guide with what the Apprenticeship Levy changes mean for you. What is the Apprenticeship Levy? In April 2017 the government will […]

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Lisa Robinson of Home Instead Senior Care is Monday’s Star Apprentice!

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Lisa Robinson, age 44, from Burton on Trent, is proof that apprentices aren’t just for school leavers who are just starting their career.   Lisa had worked as a carer for many years before joining Burton-based Home Instead Senior Care and starting her Apprenticeship. She works primarily in a day care centre where she supports […]

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New VTCT Beauty, Make-up & Nails Training in Stoke

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Three of the team here at Acacia Training are behind the launch of a new beauty, make-up and nail training academy opening in Hanley this weekend.   Foundations Nail and Beauty Academy will offer the chance for people to retrain, boost their business or advance their beauty careers in just six months.   We are […]

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