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An apprenticeship success story with Keele University

A viable alternative to A levels, apprenticeships are ideal for school leavers who prefer a hands-on, learn-on-the-job approach to their career, rather than learning in a traditional academic environment. Continued

Take Five with plumbing apprentice Kyle Kitchen

Read Kyle's take on life as a gas and plumbing apprentice. We ask him how he joined PM Training and found his feet in the plumbing trade. Continued

Painting a Successful Future with Apprentice, Jordan Naylor

Deciding what you want to do when leaving school can be a really difficult decision to make! Jordan Naylor, 18, was unsure – like many others. However, after being referred to PM Training through a friend, he is now a successful painting and decorating apprentice with local firm Wallace Contracts  Continued

Horticulture Apprenticeship Success with Former Apprentice, Bradley Tennant

Former horticulture apprentice, Bradley Tennant, tells us about his experiences with PM Training and how he has progressed into a successful full-time position as a groundsman with Nottingham Forest Football Club. Continued

March Learner of the Month - Celebrating Future Apprentices

Congratulations to three learners who have excelled in our March 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

February Learner of the Month - Celebrating Future Apprentices

Congratulations to three learners who have excelled in our February 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

Opening doors for 5 apprentices at Solidor

Stoke-on-Trent based Solidor have a strong belief in supporting employees. Their apprentice progression rate is extremely positive and we had the pleasure in meeting five former and current apprentices from PM Training to talk about their apprenticeship journey. Continued

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