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Multi Trade Operative Vacancy with Ian Williams

2020-11-12T11:05:09+00:0012th November, 2020|Categories: All News|

Ian Williams is one of the UK’s largest privately-owned property services companies, and a leader and pioneer in its field and at the forefront of delivering innovative planned and responsive services to the built environment. The company is also one of the largest painting contractors in the UK and works with high profile clients across [...]

Redundant Apprentices: Statutory Instrument

2020-11-10T09:26:05+00:0011th November, 2020|Categories: All News|

New legislation allowing more redundant apprentices to complete their apprenticeships came into force on Thursday 15 October. Currently the Education and Skills Funding Agency continue to fund the apprentice to complete their programme if they are made redundant within six months of their final day of training. This allows apprentices that are close to the [...]

Green Labyrinth – Virtual Open Day

2020-11-10T09:56:08+00:0010th November, 2020|Categories: All News|

Green Labyrinth are hosting a virtual open day on Thursday 10 December from 10am-3pm. This is a great opportunity to learn more about their Study Programmes, Building Bridges, Traineeships & Apprenticeships. Videos will be streamed on the Green Labyrinth website, Facebook  and Instagram, with team members available online to answer your questions. All videos will be [...]

Adult skills and National Retraining Scheme update

2020-11-09T11:11:00+00:009th November, 2020|Categories: All News|

Gillian Keegan, MP, and Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Apprenticeships and Skills, recently provided an update to both the House of Lords and the House of Commons on further policy developments being made as part of government efforts to help boost productivity, ensure that businesses can find and hire the skilled workers they need, [...]

Lifelong Learning Week – Meet the team

2020-11-06T14:11:32+00:006th November, 2020|Categories: All News|

This week we have been celebrating Lifelong Learning Week brought to you by the Festival of Learning, and the team behind Work Wiltshire thought it would be a great opportunity to share some of their lifelong learning journeys with you. Meet Claire, an Employment and Skills Officer who has been at Wiltshire Council since 2011. [...]

Lifelong Learning Week – Meet our team

2020-11-06T10:03:54+00:006th November, 2020|Categories: All News|

This week we have been celebrating Lifelong Learning Week brought to you by the Festival of Learning, and the team behind Work Wiltshire thought it would be a great opportunity to share some of their lifelong learning journeys with you. Meet Annette, an Employment and Skills Officer who has been at Wiltshire Council since early [...]

Wiltshire woman selected by HRH The Princess Royal for national adult learning award

2020-11-05T12:27:44+00:005th November, 2020|Categories: Family and Community Learning|

Hannah Wilkins from Calne in Wiltshire was motivated to return to learning at 28 by a desire to support her children with their schoolwork.   She left school aged 13 after suffering from severe bullying, which destroyed her confidence and left her feeling like she would never achieve her full potential.  Hannah enrolled on a Confidence and New Directions Course run by Wiltshire Family and Community [...]

Tackling the challenge of gaps in the provision of skills

2020-11-03T16:36:16+00:004th November, 2020|Categories: All News|

The Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) want to ensure, as we re-enter lockdown that once we emerge, employers can find the training providers needed to deliver the apprenticeship Standards required at the earliest opportunity -  in the locations they need them, the time-frame requested, and in the manner that they want them to be [...]

Webinars for job seekers

2020-11-03T11:47:26+00:003rd November, 2020|Categories: All News|

Due to popular demand the National Careers Service are continuing to run webinars once a week throughout November. Look out for posts promoting these on their social media channels; Facebook: NCSouthWestandOxon and Twitter: @NC_SWandOxon Upcoming webinars include: Wednesday 4 November 2-3pm - CV Masterclass Wednesday 11 November 2-3pm - Effective Job Search Wednesday 18 November [...]