Chancellor brings forward £700 million apprenticeship reform package

2019-03-14T14:41:18+00:0018th March, 2019|Categories: All News|

On the 14th March 2019 People Management reported that Chancellor of the exchequer Philip Hammond has brought forward changes to apprenticeship funding designed to help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) invest in apprenticeships. These include; The amount SME's will pay towards apprenticeship training is dropping from 10% to 5% an estimated £695 million saving [...]

Survey finds parents fear for children’s job prospects

2019-03-12T10:09:42+00:0015th March, 2019|Categories: All News|

On the 4th March TES released an article stating that parents’ main concern is that their children should leave school with a flexible set of skills. The report went on to say parents think their children have a worse chance of getting a good job than previous generations, despite being better educated. Research by [...]

Castledown Enterprise Centre Open Day

2019-03-12T09:00:07+00:0012th March, 2019|Categories: All News|

Castledown TEN Centre will be hosting an open day to attract entrepreneurs looking to start a business, or move up to purpose-built premises. The premises offers single, twin and four-desk offices on month to month contracts, with broadband and communal meeting room and conference room. There are also small industrial units available, and the [...]

National Apprenticeship Week – Case Study – Level 2 Business Administration Apprenticeship

2019-02-26T15:18:38+00:008th March, 2019|Categories: All News|

We had the pleasure of meeting staff of the Rt Hon Claire Perry MP at the constituency offices in Devizes, this included current apprentice Mitchell Reason and former apprentice Georgia Mundy. Georgia is no stranger to being in the spotlight having featured in the Gazette and Herald and the Wiltshire College website, she also [...]

National Apprenticeship Week – Case Study – Level 3 Signalling Design

2019-02-21T09:56:55+00:007th March, 2019|Categories: All News|

Luke Curnock, 24, has successfully completed his Level 3 Signalling Design Apprenticeship at Siemens Mobility Limited and is now continuing further education to complete his HNC in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering at Wiltshire College. Siemens Rail Automation, a Siemens Mobility business, is a part of the global technology company which supplies modern control systems [...]