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A New Apprenticeship For A New Era

A New Apprenticeship For A New Era

(Posted on 05/10/16)

The way the government funds apprenticeships is changing. Under the current terms, colleges receive the full allowance and manage the allocation of funds. From April 2017 colleges will no longer receive these funds; instead employers will be able to access an apprenticeship allowance directly from the government in the form of digital vouchers.Apprenticeships offer employers an effective...

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Will The Apprenticeship Levy Affect Your Business?

Will The Apprenticeship Levy Affect Your Business?

(Posted on 05/10/16)

If you have heard about the government’s plans to introduce an apprenticeship levy in April 2017, you might be concerned it could impact your business both financially and in terms of how you develop your workforce. The aim of the levy is to give employers greater control of their apprenticeship training budget. It can, at first glance, seem confusing but it may well be that only approximately...

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kickstart2employment attends Job Centre Plus Jobs Fair

kickstart2employment attends Job Centre Plus Jobs Fair

(Posted on 05/10/16)

kickstart2employment directors, Julian Hughes and Liz Rowlands, attended the Job Centre Plus Jobs Fair in Memorial Hall, Wrexham in September 2016. The event offered local job seekers the chance to gain a valuable insight into the region’s employment and career opportunities.The Jobs Fair, which was organised by Janet Gillham of Job Centre Plus Wrexham, featured many companies and charities...

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Learner Secures Job Thanks To k2e!

(Posted on 07/09/16)

Having attended a kickstart2employment sector-based work academy in Middleton, Christopher Burke was delighted to secure employment and is thoroughly enjoying his new role.Christopher was a learner on a pre-employability training programme delivered by k2e course facilitators Geoff Kearsley and Nigel Griffiths. Commenting on the course, Christopher said:“I was very impressed by the standard...

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k2e Employees Complete Safeguarding Training

k2e Employees Complete Safeguarding Training

(Posted on 07/09/16)

Two kickstart2employment employees have successfully completed Life Goals & Safeguarding Training in association with Interserve Learning & Employment.Both Claire Hinchcliffe, Office Manager, and Gemma Williams, Programme Manager, attended the course, as they are responsible for managing the onboarding process of learners and staff for kickstart2employment. The course focused on the ways...

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The Apprenticeship Levy: What You Need To Know

The Apprenticeship Levy: What You Need To Know

(Posted on 09/08/16)

Apprenticeships combine on-the-job training with classroom learning. Apprentices train towards gaining nationally recognised qualifications and essential skills whilst working and receiving a wage.Apprenticeships follow a four part programme. At college, participants earn their technical certificate and functional skills, whilst onsite they work towards their NVQ in a way that will benefit your organisation...

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