Waste Not Want Not Case Study – Employer View

2021-11-02T11:32:20+00:001st December, 2021|Categories: All News|

Waste Not Want Not have been a registered charity in operation since 2002, they work to help people that are financially disadvantaged acquire, at affordable prices, the essential items for their homes. Secondly to provide work experience and volunteering opportunities to the local community and lastly having a positive environmental impact by providing a [...]

What are Green Apprenticeships?

2021-11-22T08:44:33+00:0023rd November, 2021|Categories: All News|

The Institute for Apprenticeships has created an interesting and resourceful video to highlight how apprenticeships are developing and support the green agenda. Apprenticeships and skills are at the forefront of the green agenda. So they have created an animation explaining how green apprenticeships contribute to achieving the UK's net carbon zero target. The animations [...]

Kickstart Case Study – Naturally Social

2021-11-22T09:02:35+00:0022nd November, 2021|Categories: All News|

Harry Swayne, 22, has secured a permanent position with Naturally Social, after completing a 6-month Kickstart placement. Naturally Social is a communications agency set up by Natalie Sherman in 2015 to work with companies and organisations that put purpose before profit. Specialising in social media, PR and marketing, the team has supported the impact [...]

Businesses in Swindon & Wiltshire continue to benefit from £3m skills training fund

2021-10-25T10:46:47+01:0025th October, 2021|Categories: All News|

Small and medium sized enterprises in Swindon & Wiltshire, are urged to take advantage of a £3 million skills training fund to upskill their workforce. The training is delivered as part of the Skills Support for the Workforce (SSW) programme, which Serco is managing across Swindon & Wiltshire. Eligible businesses can benefit from: • [...]

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 [...]