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Archive of articles in Moving On Magazine about apprenticeships for school leavers.

What’s The Difference Between An Apprenticeship And A Traineeship?

National Apprenticeship Week 2017 will focus on progression and the ladder of opportunity so we thought it would be ideal to look at the difference between an apprenticeship and a traineeship. Traineeships Traineeships are an education, training and work experience programme that prepares young people for the world of work. They were introduced in August 2013 for 16 – 23 ... Read More »

Is There A Problem With Apprenticeships For 16 – 18 Year Olds?

The Earning and Learning report published by the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) thinks that there is indeed a problem with apprenticeships for 16 – 18 year olds. What are the problems with apprenticeships for 16 – 18 year olds? The report points to several problems with Level 2 apprenticeships for 16 – 18 year olds, including: The “overly ... Read More »

Where Can I Find An Apprenticeship?

five favourite apprenticeships

If you are considering beginning your career through an apprenticeship one thing that you need to think about is the availability of apprenticeships in the industry that you want to work in and you might well be asking – where can I find an apprenticeship? Since 2009, the English region with the most workplaces offering apprenticeships has been the North ... Read More »

Young people will benefit from new DfE responsibilities

Some changes have been made to the DfE and it looks like young people will benefit from new DfE responsibilities. It’s all change on the politics front and you may have noticed that we have a new PM and a new Cabinet, which is a collection of senior ministers in charge of key areas like education and defence. What has ... Read More »

The Queen’s Bindery Apprenticeship Launched

Would you like to join The Worshipful Company of Stationers and Newspaper Makers? You could through The Queen’s Bindery Apprenticeship which begins this Autumn. The increasingly rare skills and expertise of the hand bookbinding trade will be preserved in the UK through a unique new training initiative, The Queen’s Bindery Apprenticeship, which launched on 11 July. What a great apprenticeship if ... Read More »

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