Employment and Skills Service Win Gold Service Award For Apprenticeship Support

2021-10-18T10:32:12+01:0020th October, 2021|Categories: All News|

 Wiltshire Council, through the Employment and Skills Team, have been active members of the South West Apprenticeship Ambassador Network (SWAAN)  for several years and were delighted to receive a Gold Service Award for their dedication to apprenticeships and the regional network.   The award recognises the engagement of the team at a very high level with SWAAN activities and initiatives, and their commitment to championing apprenticeships across Swindon and Wiltshire and the [...]

Kickstart Case Study

2021-10-18T09:49:38+01:0018th October, 2021|Categories: All News|

Andrew Smith, 23, from Bath is finishing his Kickstart placement at Julian House. We spoke to him about his journey and how Kickstart has supported him through the end of lockdown. What is your educational background? I studied for my Masters in Physics at Sheffield, as I finished I was job searching during the [...]

Promoting Higher and Degree Apprenticeships

2021-10-14T12:42:09+01:0014th October, 2021|Categories: All News|

Promoting your apprenticeship vacancies is key to making sure you get the right skills your business needs. At the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), part of the Department for Education, we can help build awareness of your current and future vacancies though our schools programme and across digital channels at no cost. We [...]

Free Gaming and Coding Bootcamps

2021-10-04T15:21:39+01:004th October, 2021|Categories: All News|

The Foundry at UWE Bristol is offering FREE digital skills bootcamps in Games Technology to those aged 19+ who are unemployed or looking to upskill for work with interactive technologies in and beyond the games industry. Skills Bootcamps are flexible courses giving successful applicants the opportunity to build up tech skills and fast-track them [...]

Wiltshire Youth Survey

2021-09-27T13:43:06+01:0027th September, 2021|Categories: All News|

The Area Board Wiltshire Youth Survey is now live until Friday 22nd October 2021. The team are extremely keen to ensure a representative and widespread response from young people across the county, aged between 13 – 19 years (or up to 25 years with SEND). The survey can be completed on a laptop, tablet [...]

The Careers Hub Learn Live

2021-09-22T10:08:55+01:0022nd September, 2021|Categories: All News|

The Swindon and Wiltshire Careers Hub are offering a FREE, virtual post-16 and post-18 options event to all young people in the area (aged 14+).  This is an interactive event, giving you the chance to ask questions directly to our local colleges, universities, training providers, employers and speakers, to help you in making your [...]

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