Research reveals that employers who embraced apprenticeships during the pandemic found it helped them recover more quickly.

2021-02-16T11:14:16+00:0018th February, 2021|Categories: All News|

The Open University in association with The 5% Club, commissioned a survey of over 600 employers in England about their plans for apprenticeships in the coming months. The polling was conducted in January 2021 amongst small and large businesses from across the private, public and third sector. The aim of the Build the Future Apprenticeship [...]

Are you a young person in need of help with career choices?

2021-02-16T10:55:04+00:0017th February, 2021|Categories: All News|

According to a recent article Young people less confident in career prospects because of pandemic, young people are more confused about their career path than ever, with more than two-fifths pausing their career or education plans because of the pandemic. The survey of 2,000 young people aged between 16 and 24, commissioned by BAE Systems, [...]

Our Be Involved Subscribers

2021-02-08T13:17:08+00:0012th February, 2021|Categories: All News|

As National Apprenticeship Week draws to a close for another year, we thought it would be a great opportunity to support the local employers who have signed up to our Be Involved programme. Be Involved is an initiative that enables employers to support the employability of our young people and the future workforce. By signing [...]

Apprentice Catch Up – Noel

2021-02-09T10:07:54+00:0011th February, 2021|Categories: All News|

We met with Noel back in October 2019, at the time he was about halfway through a Leadership and Management Apprenticeship offered by his employer Wiltshire Council, and thought it only right that we catch up with him to see how things are now he has completed. What has changed within your role, if anything? When [...]

South West Apprenticeship Statistics

2021-02-08T13:04:22+00:0011th February, 2021|Categories: All News|

The South West Apprenticeship Ambassador Network, which we are proud to be active members of, have shared a range of statistics showing the reach of the network, but also how members contribute to the apprenticeship landscape. If you are an apprentice employer in Wiltshire, and would like to know more about he network, and attend [...]

Systemagic – Building a future for young people through apprenticeships

2021-02-05T13:48:21+00:0010th February, 2021|Categories: All News|

Systemagic, a Bradford-on-Avon based employer, and one of our Be Involved subscribers, are incredibly proud to have provided apprenticeships for the past 12 years. Each year they welcome a new apprentice to the team, creating a role on their help desk and developing young people (in fact sometimes not young – one of their apprentices [...]

Tap into your future with Wessex Water’s Talent Pipeline

2021-02-05T13:29:22+00:009th February, 2021|Categories: All News|

Wessex Water have launched their 2021 early careers recruitment campaign ‘Talent Pipeline’ to coincide with National Apprenticeship Week. The company is creating more than 100 roles over the next six months, aimed at young people looking to enter the water industry. “At a time when many are worried about a generation of young people missing [...]

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