Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships Awards News

May 20 deadline approaches for Apprenticeship Awards Cymru entries

Entries are pouring in for this year’s prestigious Apprenticeship Awards Cymru as the May 20 deadline fast approaches. Highlight of the year for apprentices, employers and work-based learning providers and practitioners, the awards are organised by the Welsh Government and supported by the National Training Federation for Wales (NTfW). Headline sponsor for the third year […]

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Apprenticeships Ceredigion Construction News

Local apprentices earn valuable experience on new Cardigan school build

An award-winning construction company has partnered with a regional charity to develop the next generation of workers as it undertakes a large-scale redevelopment of a Ceredigion school. Bodelwyddan-based Wynne Construction’s expansion and refurbishment of Cardigan’s Ysgol Uwchradd Aberteifi is tapping into apprentices from the Cyfle Building Skills Shared Apprenticeship Scheme initiative, which connects local aspiring workers to […]

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“My Apprenticeship Gave me a New Focus After Shielding During the Pandemic”

20-year-old Mathew Clark says his apprenticeship gave him a new focus in life after his career aspirations of joining the RAF were shattered due to a medical condition. To mark Apprenticeship Week Wales 2022, he is now encouraging other young people in Wales not to give up hope of following their dream career. The Level […]

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“Apprenticeships can give young people the best possible start in working life,” says Chief Executive of Natural Resources Wales

Apprenticeship Week 2022 is here and offers the perfect opportunity to reflect on the value of apprenticeships and the benefits they bring to businesses and individuals. Clare Pillman, Chief Executive at Natural Resources Wales, an organisation which has recruited apprentices for nearly a decade, discusses why she thinks an apprenticeship makes a candidate stand out to […]

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Apprenticeships Cardiff News Sport

WRU Apprentice From Butetown Who Had Never Played Rugby Before Wants To Get More Diverse Communities Playing The Sport

Cardiff-based apprentice, Nooh Omar Ibrahim, wants to create a new inclusive rugby community in Wales after falling in love with the sport during his apprenticeship. To mark Apprenticeship Week Wales, he wants to encourage other young people who are thinking about their next steps to seize any opportunity available and follow their passion. Nooh, from […]

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Welsh Apprentices Help Tackle Staff Shortages In The Social Care Industry

Brexit and the coronavirus pandemic have impacted thousands of businesses over the past few years, but one industry that has been arguably more affected than others is that of the health and social care industries. One solution that is proving invaluable in its attempt to tackle the recruitment crisis is the Welsh Government’s Apprenticeship Programme, […]

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