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Gaining full-time employment with apprenticeships

For many students, apprenticeships can be the perfect way to improve their skills and enhance their career prospects at the same time as holding down a job. Continued

Multi-Trade Apprenticeship Journey with Josh Beech

Hard-working apprentice Josh Beech, 17, from Newcastle, is striving for success! After leaving school at 16, Josh wanted an apprenticeship - fast! With great attitude and work ethic, Josh has gained a fantastic multi-trade apprenticeship with local firm, M2 Constructions. Continued

Achieving apprenticeship success in the IT sector

Apprentices Aiden Kaye and Dan Yearsley talk about an exciting start to their career in IT with Fifteen Group. Continued

Getting great end point assessment results - hear from a successful apprentice

Passing the compulsory end-point assessment at the completion of the ‘on-programme’ apprenticeship is not only a great day for the apprentice, it’s also a great day for the training provider and the employer too. Apprenticeships work because, as well as the 20% off-the-job learning, the candidate… Continued

Volunteering leads to apprenticeship success at VAST

During 2013, after being unemployed for 10 years, Kelly Smith, started as a volunteer at VAST in Stoke-on-Trent as a way to boost her confidence and get back into the world of work.  Continued

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

Investment in staff leads to Gold site access for Leek-based Falco

Investment in staff at Leek-based, Falco UK Ltd, has resulted in five staff gaining Gold CSCS cards and a market edge. Continued