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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

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

Bricklaying Apprenticeship Case Study: Chicane Eaton

Bricklaying apprentice Chicane Eaton, 16, had hopes of a career within the Armed Forces. However, this was put on hold. Not letting that stop him, he looked into other career opportunities with PM Training to gain hands-on skills to be able to progress his career in a trade. Continued

Engineering apprenticeship success with Jonah Davies

Former apprentice, Jonah Davies, 21 from Blurton has defined his career success through engineering. Jonah tells us his story on how his apprenticeship journey with PM Training completely turned his life around. 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