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Employers are urged to ‘walk the walk’ on apprenticeships

Employers are being urged to reset their approach to recruitment and take advantage of the business benefits delivered by apprentices. The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) is calling on building services employers to seize the opportunities created by this year’s ...

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EMCOR UK’s Apprenticeship Manager Natalie Henderson and Account Director Steve Thomson discuss how apprenticeships not only improve employment opportunities but help support mental health For decades, apprenticeships have been a fantastic way to train and inspire the next generation of ...

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HVAC specialist announces £10k apprenticeship investment

The owners of HVAC specialist Campbell West have gone back to the future to strengthen the company’s workforce and air-conditioning offer. Steven Campbell and Daniel West left school to become apprentice plumbers and now they have shown their continued faith ...

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Launch date for Cleaning Hygiene Operative Apprenticeship confirmed

Sector companies are being urged to gift unused Levy funds as the launch date for the Level 2 Cleaning Hygiene Operative Apprenticeship is confirmed as 1 January 2024. The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IfATE) has announced that the ...

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ABM launches sixth year of its Junior Engineering Engagement Programme

Facility services provider, ABM, is inviting the sixth cohort of students to take part in its Junior Engineering Engagement Programme (J.E.E.P.) ABM’s continued investment in creating a pipeline of technical talent comes as SVP and President of ABM UK and Ireland, ...

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Mitie named a member of The 5% Club

Mitie has been appointed as a member of The 5% Club, as a result of its continuous commitment to apprenticeship programmes. The 5% Club comprises of a group of organisations devoted to achieving five per cent of their workforce in ...

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Information sessions on the new Cleaning Hygiene Operative Apprenticeship commence next month

Sector employers are being urged to sign up up for one of a series of Zoom information sessions starting in October on the new Cleaning Hygiene Operative Apprenticeship. The Cleaning Hygiene Operative Apprenticeship (Level 2), which is due to be ...

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Compass joins The Ladder initiative

Compass Group UK & Ireland has teamed up with The Ladder for Greater Birmingham as an ‘Employer Partner’ to help support and promote apprenticeships across the region. The Ladder initiative was born 10 years ago in London, to bring together ...

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Cleaning Hygiene Operative Apprenticeship gets green light

The British Cleaning Council (BCC) has announced proposals for an Apprenticeship Standard for the cleaning and hygiene industry have been approved. The decision by approving body The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IfATE) to give the greenlight to the ...

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Compass gifts £500k to fund apprenticeships in West Midlands

West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) has been gifted £500,000 from Compass Group UK & Ireland to boost hospitality and professional services apprenticeships for the region, via the Apprenticeship Levy Fund. The funding will help people gain the skills, knowledge and ...

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