PM Training Blog

Finding your learning style with apprenticeships

Apprenticeships can open up so many doors for career progression. This is the story of Dale, someone who after achieving his A-levels and gaining places at Universities in London and Staffordshire, found his perfect learning style through apprenticeships and is now enjoying a new full-time role as… Continued

Picking up skills on-the-job with learner, Jay Welch

Jay Welch, 16, has recently started his apprenticeship journey and is learning his trade as part of a maintenance service funded by Realise charity. Continued

Level up your teams with an apprenticeship progression plan

I'm sure there have been many conversations in meetings about whether to recruit or upskill existing staff. Budgets and timescales come into question and the debate goes on as both sides have well-rounded arguments. But with a well thought out progression plan for your employees, there is no better… Continued

Tailoring your CV for an apprentice job

Creating a CV might seem like a daunting task, but it’s something that everyone needs to do at some point in their lives. A CV is the first opportunity to show a potential employer who you are and why they should hire you, so it’s important to create a great first impression. Continued

Apprenticeship changes for SMEs from January 2020

If you’re an SME looking to boost your business, you’ll soon have much more control over how you spend your training budget. As an SME, you don't pay the apprenticeship levy. From January 2020 the apprenticeship service is being made available to SMEs, so you’ll be able to have greater control over… Continued

PM Training shortlisted at the TES FE Awards 2020

The most outstanding individuals and institutions that the FE sector has to offer have been recognised in the shortlist for the 2020 Tes FE Awards. Continued

November Learner of the Month - Celebrating Future Apprentices

Congratulations to two learners who have excelled in our November 2019 'Learner of the Month'.  We are celebrating two individual winners of our Learner of the Month who have excelled in developing their essential skills in the workplace including time-keeping, attendance, attitude and social… Continued

BES take on an apprentice and don't look back

BES (Business Enterprise Support) helps people to start their own business and return to employment through workshops and 1-2-1 coaching. Needing additional support, they took on apprentice Francesca Whetnall, and they haven’t looked back.  Continued

PM Training named as finalist in the UK Social Enterprise Awards

PM Training has been shortlisted in the UK Social Enterprise Awards, recognising it as one of the leading social enterprises in the country. Continued

Gardening apprentices help to plant 13,000 trees in Derbyshire

Thursday 21st November 2019 and it’s a cold morning in the heart of the picturesque Derbyshire countryside – the perfect day to plant some trees. Continued