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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…
Apprenticeship Industry News
Free bite-sized courses available to electrical trade
Learn about Power Up – the FREE resource offering bite-sized digital courses for the industry. Courses are created to understand the continued professional training needs for the electrical industry. It is designed to enable JTL to support you throughout your career with relevant on-going guidance and information. In this session JTL Technical Trainer Ali Bullough talks about the importance of apprenticeships and the need for continued professional training and how…
Industry News
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…
Industry News
Lack of increase in employer training since apprenticeship levy introduced
The substantial long-term fall in the volume of, and level of investment in, work-based training in the UK has been highlighted by new research from the CIPD. The report, Addressing employer under-investment in training – the case for a broader training levy, recommends urgent reform of the apprenticeship levy to help address this. The reasons behind the decline in training are not entirely well understood. Commentators have pointed to factors such…