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An apprenticeship? Seriously?

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Research carried out in the last month suggests that very few students are being advised that an apprenticeship is a valid option when they leave school. In a recent YouGov survey commissioned by leading work-based learning specialist JTL and two of its partners, less than 1 in 12 students reported that they had been advised to consider a work-based apprenticeship ... Read More »

What Level Apprenticeship Is Right For Me?

What level apprenticeship is right for me? It all seems pretty easy when you’re at school right? You do your GCSEs, which are Level 2 qualifications, then you do a vocational course of study at Level 3 or A-levels, which are also Level 3. The question is – what level apprenticeship is right for you? Levels of apprenticeships Intermediate – ... Read More »

Interview Tips – Competency Questions

Competency Questions

If you are applying for jobs then with a bit of look you’ll be invited to lots of interviews. You may not know what to expect though, for example, what are competency questions? Often you will be told that when you go for your job interview this will be competency-based. What does this mean? Competency is about skills and knowledge ... Read More »

When To Look For An Apprenticeship

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Wondering when the best time is to look for an apprenticeship? Whilst there will be some large organisations that have an apprenticeship intake at a key point in the year – say September and whilst colleges offering apprenticeship programmes will have a lot of activity in the admissions department around the end of August, there is no one time to ... Read More »

Applying For University in 2018

Applying for university in 2018

It’s that time of year again. If you are thinking of applying for university in 2018 then it’s time to start laying the ground work. Some key UCAS dates to put in your diary 15th October – Deadline for Oxford and Cambridge applications and also most medical, veterinary and dentistry courses. 15th January – Deadline for most undergraduate courses   ... Read More »

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