NationalApprenticeshipWeek

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NAW2021: One in five tradespeople consider apprentices more important than ever despite Covid-19 decline
– Over a fifth of companies that regularly hire apprentices took on fewer in 2020 – A quarter of tradespeople and companies plan on hiring new apprentices in 2021 – Percentage of female, BAME and apprentices with learning difficulties continues to grow year on year– IronmongeryDirect launch competition to win £5,000 towards funding an apprentice  A third of companies and tradespeople (31%)1 who regularly hire apprentices feel that the program has been made harder due to…
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Electrical Careers – Dillon Jones, Electrical Design Engineer
In support of National Apprenticeship Week (8-14 February), The Electrotechnical Skills Partnership (TESP) is sharing some great case studies to profile how far apprenticeships can take you in the electrical industry. Meet Dillon Jones, who started his career as an electrical apprentice and is currently an Electrical Design Engineer at Derry Building Services. Dillon also sits on the Institute for Apprenticeship & Technical Education’s apprenticeship panel and is a great…
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JIB supports National Apprenticeship Week
The JIB is proud to support National Apprenticeship Week, the annual celebration of apprenticeships which shines a light on the amazing work being done by employers and apprentices across the country. The week-long celebration brings together apprenticeship ambassadors, training providers, apprentices, parents and employers and highlights the work being done across the whole apprenticeship community to promote apprenticeships and their impact. If you’re an electrical apprentice and either registered with…
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Training/supplier partnerships support product loyalty and innovation
Many electrical supply chain companies invest in training their own team, but for Ideal Industries, the specialist in electrical accessories, tools and equipment, training also forms part of a deeper commitment to the sector and the company’s business development strategy. General manager EMEA of Ideal Industries, Brett Smyth explains: “We know from experience that the products and brands electricians use when they are training are often the products and brands…
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JTL is urging learners and employers to build for a better future this National Apprenticeship Week
Now more than ever, due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, there are thousands of jobseekers looking to upskill and employers looking to secure their businesses. This National Apprenticeship Week (8-14th February), leading national training provider, JTL, is encouraging both learners and employers to act now to build for a better future. JTL is promoting National Apprenticeship Week as an opportunity for learners to renew their aspirations and build skills in a…
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Building back better with apprenticeships
National Apprenticeship Week 2021 celebrates the apprentices and employers that have gone above and beyond during the pandemic. Today (8 February) marks the start of National Apprenticeship Week 2021, which this year shines a light on the apprentices and employers who have gone above and beyond during the pandemic. To kick off the week, the government has announced brand new sector specific traineeship pilots in construction and rail to start…
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Knipex StepCut up for grabs!
There’s a StepCut in limited edition packaging up for grabs, courtesy of Knipex and in support of National Apprenticeship Week 2021 (8-14 February). Features of the KNIPEX StepCut 95 16 160: · Cable cutting made easy: innovative step cutting separates wires one by one to save energy · Small, light, strong: comfortable cutting without crushing and just 160 mm in size · Noticeably less effort: the gradations cut wires one after the other;…