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Amazing Apprenticeships go behind-the-scenes at Coca-Cola
The latest instalment in the ‘Apprentices Are Amazing’ film series introduces Amelia, a mechanical and electrical engineer and FMEA Apprentice of the Year 2020. The inspirational film follows Amelia in her day-to-day role offering insight into her journey so far, why she chose an apprenticeship, how she found her apprenticeship, and what her advice to those considering their next step would be. “I’m a practical learner,” says Amelia, Coca-Cola Europacific…
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NG Bailey apprentice crowned CIBSE Apprentice of the Year Technician
NG Bailey Building Services Engineer apprentice, Harry Playfair, has been named the Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) Technical Apprentice of the Year. The awards recognise the rising stars who have a desire to succeed in the building services discipline. Part of Harry’s award entry was a video presentation in which nominees were asked to explain why they would recommend an apprenticeship. Harry said: “During the two short years…
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3,000 new apprenticeships created in Swansea Bay City Region
UK Government Minister for Wales David TC Davies met young people who will benefit from a new £30m initiative to provide training and development opportunities. Following the UK Government and Welsh Government approval of the Swansea Bay City Deal’s Skills and Talent programme, Minister Davies met students at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David and Gower College Swansea to hear how it will benefit young people across Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire,…
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Nathan Pryce, Harrie-Nixon Jones and Oliver Parry named winners at the JTL National Apprentice Awards 2021
JTL, the leading national training provider for electrical, plumbing and heating apprenticeships, has named Nathan Pryce, Harrie Nixon-Jones and Oliver Parry as its winners in this year’s National Apprentice of the Year awards, which took place at The Victory Services Club in London on the 2nd September. Blackpool-based Nathan, who recently completed a successful apprenticeship at local firm JET Electrical, was named the overall winner of the JTL National Apprentice of the Year Award for 2021, while Chester-based…
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JTL launches free central heating course to support the changing needs of electricians
Leading not for profit training provider, JTL is continuing to support the changing needs of electricians with the launch of its latest free, bite-size digital course, ‘An introduction to central heating’. This new course is part of its Power Up offering – JTL’s initiative to further support the building services engineering sector by offering free advice and educational resources. It has been designed to allow electricians to follow the practical…
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At-home apprenticeship “has not prevented me from progressing with my learning”
An apprentice has revealed the challenges of learning a trade at home, as a result of college closures due to Covid-19. According to Derbyshire Live, 17-year-old Adam Poulton, from Buxton, says the challenges of lockdown learning have not prevented his progress with his Tarmac apprenticeship. Adam says, “I have always been in to engineering, getting involved with Lego and robot clubs at school. But it was hearing about Tarmac from…
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Engineering apprentice wins Apprentice Endeavour award
Northumberland College engineering apprentice, Hamish Carroll, representing Tharsus Ltd., won the Apprentice Endeavour award at the recent Make UK 2020 Awards. The Awards celebrate the brilliance of UK manufacturing and engineering, with the Apprentice Endeavour award given to an apprentice who has engaged with their apprenticeship programme despite adverse circumstances. It acknowledges their determination and progress on their individual journey. Hamish says, “I’m incredibly proud to have won the Make…