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Apprenticeship case study: Brooklyn Cotton

Brooklyn Cotton, 17, has found he's made the right choice and is now enjoying an apprenticeship position with PM Training. Continued

Using apprenticeship qualifications to upskill your workforce

Highlighting a skills gap can help to make your teams thrive and succeed. When a team member says they want to learn, or haven’t done it that way before, it could be as simple as a gap in their skills. They have everything else, the right attitude, experience etc and what you are now provided with… Continued

Pushing the boundaries of teaching with Advanced Teacher Status

Louise Ford FSET ATS, Education and Skills Tutor at Staffordshire-based PM Training has been awarded Advanced Teacher Status and become a Fellow of the Society for Education and Training; one of only 50 people across the UK to achieve the new status. Continued

Full circle career progression with former apprentice Jake Rafferty-Ford

Former apprentice, Jake Rafferty-Ford, 23, shares his experiences and talks about how he has progressed to a role and gone full circle where he now supports young people into apprenticeships. Continued

Achieving business growth with apprentices at Brenden Fern Ltd

Stoke-based Brenden Fern Ltd have had a long-term business focus on recruiting apprentices and future proofing their employees through training and development. Here we talk to Director, Alec Fern, and apprentices about learning new skills. Continued

Apprenticeship Case Study - Reece Jones from Novus Property Solutions

Name: Reece Jones  Age: 21 PM Training apprenticeship: NVQ Level 2 Maintenance Operations & NVQ Level 2 Painting and Decorating  Year of completion: 2017 Continued

Milton United FC hit the back of the net with sport education programme

A Stoke-on-Trent football club and a local training provider have teamed up to create a unique venture to drive the careers of aspiring young footballers. Continued

How much does it cost to train your staff?

For businesses to thrive in today’s economy, the retention and development of existing staff is essential and far more affordable than you may think. Continued

New standards for energy efficient gas engineers

New legislation called Boiler Plus has recently been announced by BEIS that supports a sustainable future working towards everyone having access to a decent home that is affordable to run and comfortable. The new Boiler Plus standard improves the way people use energy in their homes and aims to… Continued

Learning about the manufacturing industry first hand with Cheadle-based Klarius Products Ltd

Learners from PM Training recently enjoyed a site tour of the largest manufacturer of aftermarket emissions in the UK, as they experienced first-hand a modern growing business. Continued