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Looking back at my first year as a Marketing Apprentice

Aspire Housing marketing assistant, Ben Webb-Rushton is celebrating his one year apprenticeship anniversary. Ben tells us about his first year as an apprentice and how his confidence is booming and his marketing flair is excelling. Continued

Top Five Common Myths About Apprenticeships

Myth 1. Apprenticeships are for people who don’t do well at school Continued

Blazing a trail with National Apprenticeship Week 2019

National Apprenticeship Week 2019 will be blazing a trail from 4th - 8th March and allows us to shout about the fantastic opportunities that an apprenticeship brings to employers, our apprentices and the economy across Staffordshire. Continued

January 2019 Learner of the Month - Celebrating future apprentices

Congratulations to three learners who have excelled in our January 2019 'Learner of the Month'.  We are celebrating three 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

Top Five Tips When Writing an Apprenticeship Application

Applying for an apprenticeship job can be quite daunting. You want to sell yourself. You want to come across as someone the employer wants to interview. It’s all about first impressions with your CV and applying for a job takes time. Continued

Take Five with Multi-Skilled Apprentice Charlie

Read Charlie’s take on life as a multi-skilled apprentice. He works as an apprentice handyman maintaining charity shops for the Donna Louise Trust and Douglas Macmillan Hospice across the area. We ask him how it's going and any top tips for school leavers. Continued

Everything You Need To Know About Apprenticeship Pay Rates

If you are looking at apprenticeships as one of your school leaver options, you'll want to understand not only what types of apprenticeships there are, but also what you'll get paid.  Continued

Building a career with apprenticeships

Aimee Dove, 16, from Meir left school in the hopes finding a career through college. Here she talks to us after finding a new path through apprenticeships. Continued

Breaking Down Myths About Off-The-Job Training

All new apprenticeship standards must include 20% off-the-job training. Seems a lot? Here we look at what exactly it is and explore some best practice for employers. Continued

Investing in the future of health and social care

Local care provider Grace Care Group are investing in the future of the sector with PM Training, providing school leavers with key skills and experience to springboard their career in health and social care.  Continued