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Businesses could lose out as only 8% of Apprenticeship Levy Funds were spent in first year

Businesses could lose out as only 8% of Apprenticeship Levy Funds were spent in first year

(Posted on 23/04/18)

kickstart2employment is encouraging businesses with a wage bill of £3m or more to optimise their funding source or risk losing out to the Apprenticeship Levy.The Apprenticeship Levy was brought in just over a year ago to change the funding, delivery and assessment of apprenticeships in an effort to boost the skills of the UK workforce. Yet many organisations required to pay the apprenticeship...

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kickstart2employment Pioneers Rehabilitation Programme For Serving Prisoners

kickstart2employment Pioneers Rehabilitation Programme For Serving Prisoners

(Posted on 29/03/18)

kickstart2employment has partnered with HMP Peterborough to trial an LGV Distance Driving Course that promotes rehabilitation amongst serving prisoners and reduces the risk of reoffending.Due to the shortage of LGV drivers in the UK, kickstart2employment has developed an effective distance learning resource that introduces learners to the transport and logistics industry. This bespoke course has been...

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K2e Pass NOCN Quality Visit with Flying Colours

K2e Pass NOCN Quality Visit with Flying Colours

(Posted on 07/01/18)

Following a recent NOCN Quality Visit, K2e received the following feedback from their Standards Verifier "The Centre is diligent in its course delivery. Centre staff are extremely proactive in the support provided to learners, catering for their wide and varied range of learning needs. Learners are very well supported!"

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K2e Win Apprenticeship Non-levy Conract

K2e Win Apprenticeship Non-levy Conract

(Posted on 05/01/18)

K2e have followed on from their successful RoATP registration by securing a contract to deliver apprenticeships to non-levy paying employers in the North West and South East of England. K2E can now provide apprenticeship training non-levy paying clients in those regions and to levy paying clients across England. Combined with the successful AEB contract secured in November 2017, k2e can now provide...

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K2e pass CACHE External Quality Assurance Monitoring Visit

K2e pass CACHE External Quality Assurance Monitoring Visit

(Posted on 17/11/17)

Gail Carswell (CACHE EQA) commented “It has been a real delight to see throughout my visit, how far kickstart2employment has grown and developed since last year. Whilst now sitting within the NCFE qualification portfolio, the team have continued to deliver the level 1 Award in Developing Employability Skills to a very high standard, with evidence of the high level of support given to learners...

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Distance learning programme for prison learners

Distance learning programme for prison learners

(Posted on 10/11/17)

In the UK right now there is a shortage of licensed, qualified HGV drivers. This is having an impact on the haulage industry as well as the UK economy and it currently shows no sign of improving. The UK is currently 60,000 HGV drivers short and it is predicted that by 2020 there will be a shortfall of 150,000 drivers.With the average age of HGV drivers being 53, much older than the national average...

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