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More power to employers in new ‘Skills Bill’
A new law recently passed through Government means that employers are now embedded at the heart of the skills system. The Skills and Post-16 Education Act in England has introduced a number of measures to improve the skills and training landscape, empower employers to drive up the quality of apprenticeships and prioritise green skills. In addition, schools will now be required to make sure all children get to meet training providers…
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Unite, SECTT and SJIB salute employers for ‘nurturing and encouraging’ electrical talent as training providers celebrate record intake
Union leaders and training providers have praised employers for “nurturing and encouraging” young electrical talent in a year that saw record numbers return to the classroom. Unite the Union, the Scottish Joint Industry Board (SJIB) and Scottish Electrical Charitable Training Trust (SECTT) have all saluted businesses for “supporting people, employers and the economy”. Apprentices and adult trainee numbers in Scotland’s electrotechnical sector are at their highest level for 12 years, with nearly 800 new learners…
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JTL calls for employers to hire new trainees and benefit from a £1,000 grant
JTL, the leading national training provider for electrical and heating and plumbing apprenticeships, is encouraging employers to take advantage of the government’s £1,000 grant extension and hire new trainees as part of the government’s Traineeship Programme. The Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) recently announced that the government incentive grant of £1,000 for employers who participate in the Traineeship Programme has been extended from July 2021 to July 2022. An…
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Housing group Adra launches training academy
Housing provider Adra has unveiled its new training academy, Academi Adra, designed to support more than 60 young people to develop new skills and access work opportunities across North Wales by 2022, through apprenticeships, work placements, graduate placements and trainee schemes. According to Business Live, Adra is kicking off its first two placements this February as part of the national Kickstart Scheme, creating work opportunities for 16- to 24-year-olds on…