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EmployAbility Fair 2018 Launched!

2018-08-28T10:43:50+00:0031st August, 2018|Categories: All News|

Following the success of last year’s EmployAbility Fair, Wiltshire Council, in partnership with Job Centre Plus, is hosting another EmployAbility Fair in the Atrium, County Hall on Tuesday 2 October 2018 from 10am-2pm. The event will be open to all members of the public with the aim being to support disabled people into work [...]

Women Engineering Society Update

2018-08-28T10:04:36+00:0030th August, 2018|Categories: All News|

Nominations now open for Amy Johnson Inspiration Award and Men as Allies Award - The Amy Johnson Inspiration Award, honours an individual who has made a truly remarkable achievement in furthering the diversity agenda within engineering and applied sciences. Click here for more information.The Men as Allies Award seeks to celebrate a male engineer, [...]

Dick Lovett Jaguar Land Rover Apprenticeships

2018-09-18T11:21:05+00:0029th August, 2018|Categories: All News|

Jaguar Land Rover dealership in Melksham are currently recruiting for a number of Apprentices to join the expanding team. They have openings for apprentices to work in Parts, Service and the Workshop as an Apprentice Vehicle Technician. Apprenticeships are 4 years long and full training will be provided by Jaguar Land Rover UK in their purpose [...]

The Year of Engineering – Area Highway Engineer Case Study

2018-08-28T09:10:42+00:0028th August, 2018|Categories: All News|

We spoke to David Button, Area Highway Engineer at Wiltshire Council for South West Wiltshire, a great location which, according to David, showcases the diversity of the county. David is one of three Area Highway Engineers in the southern team and commented that his colleagues have experience from different backgrounds which complements service delivery [...]

Swindon Town footballer credits apprenticeship programme for kick starting his professional career

2018-08-21T13:59:37+00:0023rd August, 2018|Categories: All News|

Swindon Town centre-back, Joseph Romanski, 18, credits the on and off-the-job training he received on his apprenticeship as the perfect platform to thrive as a professional football player. Joseph Romanski made his senior debut for Swindon Town at the backend of last season and recently scored his first professional goal for the club in [...]

10 week start-up course – community entrepreneurship for students

2018-08-21T13:34:37+00:0022nd August, 2018|Categories: All News|

Students on the upcoming edventure course will tackle food waste in Salisbury by setting up a financially sustainable Community Fridge. A community fridge is a simple solution to food waste. It is a public fridge where people and businesses can drop off unwanted food and anyone who needs food can pick it up. The [...]

Building Bridges – Participant Experience Case Study

2018-08-21T11:20:17+00:0020th August, 2018|Categories: All News|

The Building Bridges programme supports people across Swindon and Wiltshire who are facing significant challenges in being able to develop their skills, access education or move towards the world of work. Taking part in the programme is entirely voluntary and all the advice and support is offered free of charge. We asked Jack* about [...]

Shared Apprenticeships – Vacancies x6

2018-08-14T14:14:44+00:0016th August, 2018|Categories: All News|

If you would like a lifelong career in construction and to earn while you learn then an apprenticeship with Shared Apprenticeships South West will be perfect for you. Shared Apprenticeships work with top construction firms and are currently looking for willing construction technician apprentices in the specified area. People who have completed this programme [...]

Get going at Greatwood – careers in animal care!

2018-08-13T15:50:04+00:0014th August, 2018|Categories: All News|

Aiming to help combat the rise in unemployment amongst young adults, Greatwood's innovative programme’s objectives are to provide students with a nationally recognised accredited qualification in basic horse care which will enable them to progress further in the equine industry or put them onto the path to further learning and will develop key workplace skills [...]