PM Training Blog

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

Apprenticeships improved my confidence and career progression

Abi Latham, 18, from Penkhull started her career journey at college studying Applied Science in the hopes of becoming a Forensic Scientist. The attractiveness of earning whilst learning and gaining confidence and independence turned her head to apprenticeships. Continued

Achieving a distinction in customer service apprenticeships

Changing direction has paid dividends for Aspire Housing apprentice Rachel Holdcroft, who after starting her career in teaching recently achieved distinctions all round in her Level 2 Customer Service apprenticeship. Continued

Painting apprentices lend a hand to humanitarian project in Slovenia

Painting and decorating apprentices from PM Training will be travelling to Slovenia to share skills and support local education as part of an international humanitarian campaign. Continued