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Engineering – Take A Closer Look – ideas for Christmas activities

2019-12-12T14:12:08+00:0012th December, 2019|Categories: All News|

Stuck for ideas on how to keep the kids busy this Christmas? Engineering: Take A Closer Look are promoting inspired activities including; Make a Splash Air Blaster Slime Balloon rockets Build a cardboard rocket Paper planes Build a Compass Use these activities and more to inspire young people into STEM. Back to all of [...]

Knorr-Bremse Apprenticeship Open Day

2019-12-09T11:29:28+00:009th December, 2019|Categories: All News|

Knorr-Bremse are hosting an Open Day at their Melksham HQ, for anyone interested in applying for their 2020 Apprenticeship Scheme! The Open Day will comprise of a presentation and factory tour, in addition to the opportunity to ask any questions you might have about the scheme. 📆 10 December, 17:00 🏢 Westinghouse Way, Melksham, [...]

Wiltshire’s young people encouraged to stand for youth elections in 2020

2019-11-25T10:25:55+00:003rd December, 2019|Categories: All News|

Are you aged between 11 and 18? Do you want to make a real positive difference in your local community? Then Wiltshire needs you! Young people in Wiltshire who want to make a positive difference in their area are encouraged to put themselves forward to be a Member of the Youth Parliament (MYP) for [...]

Apprenticeship Case Study – Level 2 Business Administration

2019-08-22T15:02:42+00:002nd December, 2019|Categories: All News|

Sophie Steel, 21, from Swindon is on a 1-year Business Administration Apprenticeship via Swindon College whilst working at Tinkers Lane Doctors surgery. She started the role in February of 2019 and sat down with us to tell us how she is getting on and what she has learnt so far. What does your day [...]

Amazing Apprenticeships November Update

2019-11-21T12:48:31+00:0026th November, 2019|Categories: All News|

Book Teacher training now The ASK programme offers a free comprehensive teacher training and development package, including face-to-face workshops, online resources and more. Get full details on page 18 of our brochure. Why not book in your free session for the new year?  November Parents' Pack The new November Parents Pack is here and [...]

Be Involved Case Study – Avon Protection

2019-11-21T13:09:10+00:0025th November, 2019|Categories: All News|

Avon Protection pledged in August 2019 to Be Involved to support apprenticeships, up skilling their employees and supporting Schools. Avon Protection is based in Melksham and is a part of Avon Rubber p.l.c. which is an innovative technology group with a varied history spanning 130 years. Today the business manufactures respirators and milking equipment and [...]

Bristol & Bath in Top 10 for Careers in IT

2019-11-21T12:40:23+00:0022nd November, 2019|Categories: All News|

A study by IT trade association CompTIA looked at the IT employment opportunities in more than 200 different towns and cities across the country. It took into account multiple elements that form the basis of a good IT career, including opportunities for progression, over demand for IT skills and quality and cost of living. [...]