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Leonard Cheshire – Discover IT Digital Inclusion Programme

2020-09-18T11:38:22+01:0018th September, 2020|Categories: All News|

Leonard Cheshire are a charity supporting individuals to live, learn and work as independently as they choose, whatever their ability. Digital technology can make things easier for everyone, however if you have a disability, it can support you to do even more. It can make the impossible possible. The latest in digital technology can make [...]

National Coding Week (14-18 September)

2020-09-17T16:21:54+01:0017th September, 2020|Categories: All News|

  National Coding Week (14-18 Sep) aims to help build people’s confidence and skills around coding.  Amazing Apprenticeships have created a resource bundle to support the week and inspire young people to consider a career in coding. Resources include ICT, Maths and Technology subject posters, as well as accompanying Snapshot guides. You can access [...]

The Redundancy Process -Free On-Line Workshop for SMEs

2020-09-16T12:11:31+01:0016th September, 2020|Categories: All News|

The Redundancy Process – 24 September, 9.30am – 10.30am; FREE On-Line Workshop Skills Support for the Workforce (SSW) is a programme developed to upskill employees within small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the Swindon & Wiltshire, West of England and Worcestershire  LEP regions.  SSW provides recognised, accredited qualifications and bespoke training courses to enhance your [...]

The Apprenticeship Support and Knowledge for Schools and Colleges Programme

2020-09-15T15:16:18+01:0015th September, 2020|Categories: All News|

The Apprenticeship Support and Knowledge for Schools and Colleges programme (ASK) is funded by the National Apprenticeship Service, part of the Department for Education. The programme is designed to give schools, colleges and other educational establishments across England free support to develop and transform how students think about apprenticeships. Support will varying depending on each [...]

Get Ahead Programme for 15 – 25 year olds

2020-09-14T09:33:10+01:0014th September, 2020|Categories: All News|

Wiltshire College & University Centre, in partnership with New College Swindon and Go Train deliver the Get Ahead programme for 15-25-year-olds to help them reach their potential. NEET young people, and those at risk of NEET, will be able to build confidence, develop work skills and work towards an outcome to ensure that they progress [...]

National Careers Service – Labour Market Information

2020-09-11T11:10:47+01:0011th September, 2020|Categories: All News|

The National Careers Service have made some changes to the labour market information (LMI) resources they produce, changes include: The addition of an apprenticeship vacancies section Population figures for each LEP region to compare with employment and unemployment rates Some of the sectors predicted to grow in the region due to focus and investment Some [...]

Covid-19 – Early Outbreak Management

2020-09-08T15:12:38+01:009th September, 2020|Categories: All News|

Public Health England (PHE) have produced a series of action cards for various settings, as shown below: Children's homes Early years settings Further education Higher education Primary, secondary and special schools, and alternative provision for schools Residential settings in education These cards support settings to manage a potential Coronavirus outbreak in the initial stages [...]

Family & Community Learning – Confidence Courses

2020-09-08T08:16:20+01:008th September, 2020|Categories: All News|

Family and Community Learning are excited to announce that their popular suite of Confidence courses, previously delivered as face to face learning consisting of Discover Confidence (1 session), Confidence and New Directions (5 week course) and Positive Futures (5 week course) have now been transferred to remote courses and have been added to the timetable. [...]

Government launches brand new resource for job seekers

2020-09-02T09:47:13+01:004th September, 2020|Categories: All News|

  Jobcentre Plus has launched a new website to help people looking for work. JobHelp is designed to help jobseekers across the UK springboard their search. Packed with tips and guidance, it highlights latest vacancies and helps job seekers recognise the value they can bring to new roles, particularly in industries that are keeping [...]

Sector Based Work Academy Programme – SWAP

2020-09-03T12:22:37+01:003rd September, 2020|Categories: All News|

A sector-based work academy programme (SWAP) can support employers to create a skilled workforce for their business, they also help prepare those receiving unemployment benefits to apply for jobs in a different area of work. Placements are designed to help meet the immediate and future recruitment needs of a business, as well as to recruit [...]