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Facing Redundancy? How To Find That New Job

2020-11-26T14:01:51+00:0027th November, 2020|Categories: All News|

This is the 2nd of 3 events to provide short, smart tips for any Swindon and Wiltshire residents who may be facing redundancy or job uncertainty, and for employers who may be in the unfortunate position of making people redundant. Hosted on 2nd December from 4pm and can be booked using this link Facing Redundancy? [...]

National Apprenticeship Awards 2020 national winners unveiled

2020-11-26T08:54:51+00:0026th November, 2020|Categories: All News|

The best of England’s apprentice employers, apprentices, rising stars and individuals who champion apprenticeships have been announced during the 17th annual National Apprenticeship Awards. Apprentices, at all levels and from sectors including construction, engineering and business, alongside employers from the health, leisure and ICT sectors were announced as winners during the online broadcast, held on [...]

Wessex Water – Investing in the Future

2020-11-25T09:09:56+00:0025th November, 2020|Categories: All News|

Customers of Wessex Water will no doubt have seen the latest customer magazine which regularly features their fantastic apprenticeships and early careers programmes. The latest winter edition shares how despite the pandemic Wessex Water have recruited and welcomed another apprenticeship intake and have plans to open their recruitment window ready for next September shortly. Wessex [...]

University for Building Bridges Participant

2020-11-23T08:40:42+00:0023rd November, 2020|Categories: All News|

We have learned that one of our former participants on the Building Bridges programme has started their studies at university this autumn. Very sadly, they were a victim of bullying at college which had left them feeling that college wasn’t the place for them and they dropped out. After joining Building Bridges and with the [...]

Amazing Apprenticeships – Parents’ and Carers’ Pack

2020-11-19T17:06:46+00:0019th November, 2020|Categories: All News|

The fabulous Amazing Apprenticeships have published their November parents' and carers' apprenticeship information pack.  Full of advice, myth busting and insights into some the questions you may have about apprenticeships and traineeships amongst other great content. Download your copy of the November Parents' and Carers' Pack and see for yourself the opportunities an apprenticeship can [...]

Skills and Employment Programmes – How They Can Benefit Employers

2020-11-18T09:37:00+00:0018th November, 2020|Categories: All News|

Alongside everything else that is going on for business owners and employers, there are a range of employment and skills programmes available that can support the hiring of new employees, the upskilling of existing employees and the offer of work experience to education leavers and those who are looking to enter the world of work. [...]

Overview of the Redundancy Support Service for Apprentices

2020-11-17T15:21:38+00:0017th November, 2020|Categories: All News|

On 1 August 2020, HM Government launched the Redundancy Support Service for Apprentices and promoted it through the Education and Skills Funding Agency and Department for Education social media channels. We need your help to promote the service and continue to support redundant apprentices. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dDmrTSUxWoA&feature=emb_logo back to all of our news [...]

Building Bridges – Pulling out all the stops!

2020-11-16T14:55:45+00:0016th November, 2020|Categories: All News|

Our Building Bridges team are really pulling out all the stops, not even Lockdown 2.0 can slow them down. The Building Bridges programme supports people across Swindon and Wiltshire who are facing significant challenges in being able to develop their skills, access education or move towards the world of work. Taking part in the programme is entirely voluntary [...]

Serco SSW- Fully Funded* Leadership and Management Courses

2020-11-12T08:41:43+00:0013th November, 2020|Categories: All News|

Serco Skills Support for the workforce, have announced the next round of fully funded* Leadership and Management training courses. Skills Support for the Workforce (SSW) is a programme developed to upskill employees within small and medium-sized businesses.   The following eligibility criteria apply for anyone accessing support through Skills Support for the Workforce in Swindon [...]