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National Apprenticeship Week – Case Study – Higher Level Civil and Environmental Engineering

2019-01-24T11:01:22+00:006th March, 2019|Categories: All News|

Ryan Beale, 21, is studying for his higher-level apprenticeship in Civil and Environmental Engineering. He has just started his second year out of five working at Atkins in Trowbridge and studying at Bristol UWE to gain his degree. Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, is one of the world’s leading design, engineering and [...]

National Apprenticeship Week – Case Study – Level 2 Equine Apprenticeship

2019-02-21T13:30:51+00:005th March, 2019|Categories: All News|

God Unlimited Outdoor Therapy or Gul, is a registered charity providing therapeutic activities in an outdoor setting. Gul's primary provision is Equine Assisted Therapy (using horses and associated activities to improve well-being) but also includes outdoor education, navigation, work placements, apprenticeships, gardening and more. The charity was founded in 2003 by a small church community, [...]

National Apprenticeship Week – Case Study – Level 2 Mineral Processing Mobile and Static Plant Operator Apprenticeship

2019-02-26T13:24:50+00:004th March, 2019|Categories: All News|

Hills employee completes UK quarry industry’s first MPO apprenticeship. Hills Quarry Products’ Aidan Jeffreys has successfully completed the UK’s first Level 2 Mineral Processing Mobile and Static Plant Operator apprenticeship. Aidan completed his studies in December 2018 and received the good news of his success in attaining the Level 2 Mobile and Static Plant [...]

Community engagement managers update

2019-02-21T11:54:16+00:0027th February, 2019|Categories: All News|

To ensure Wiltshire Council's community engagement managers continue to support and empower local communities, while recognising ongoing budget pressures, the team has recently undergone a restructure. We are pleased to confirm that Wiltshire's new community engagement manager team, with their respective areas, are shown below: • Amesbury Jacqui Abbott - 01722 434 344 or [...]

x2 Vacancies Economic Regeneration

2019-02-21T11:52:40+00:0026th February, 2019|Categories: All News|

The following jobs within Economic Regeneration at Wiltshire Council are now live and open for applications. Closing 17th March 2019. Senior Development Officer Could you get a new office block built? Could you pull together support for a major redevelopment scheme? Could you secure and manage major investment from the public and private sector [...]

Apprenticeship Case Study – Level 3 Supporting Teaching and Learning in Physical Education and School Sport

2019-02-14T13:03:33+00:0025th February, 2019|Categories: All News|

Ahead of National Apprenticeship Week next week (4th - 8th March) we are sharing another apprenticeship success story from Wiltshire. If you enjoy reading this come back next week for a new case study everyday! Ryan Jones, aged 18 who works at St Augustine’s Catholic College in Trowbridge, is undertaking a Level 3 Supporting [...]

Amazing Apprenticeships Update

2019-02-21T09:15:27+00:0022nd February, 2019|Categories: All News|

NAW2019 Activity Pack for Schools We've created a brand new Activity Pack for National Apprenticeship Week 2019, full of fun and engaging activities for students (and one for your colleagues too!). We've also created a separate one page guide showing all of our free #NAW2019 resources for teachers and careers professionals! February's Parents Pack is full [...]

Wages rising fastest in a decade

2019-02-19T12:55:05+00:0021st February, 2019|Categories: All News|

The UK’s employment rate is a joint-record 75.8%, rising by 3.55 million since 2010. UK wages are increasing at their joint-fastest rate in a decade, with unemployment remaining low at 4 per cent. The figures, published today by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), showed that wages outpaced inflation for the eleventh month in [...]