Apprenticeship programme increases opportunities

Aligning to schools’ needs, the Liverpool School Sports Partnership (LSSP) apprenticeship programme has been hugely successful giving schools additional man power and increasing opportunities for young people to engage in activities in curriculum and extra-curricular time. Apprentices are positive role models, “An extra pair of hands” to support staff and

Apprenticeships to offer prisoners a lifechanging chance to gain the skills

Polling published last year found that nine out of ten businesses that hire ex-offenders say they are reliable, good at their job, punctual and trustworthy, the government has announced.  Currently prisoners are unable to take advantage of apprenticeships, which would give them access to gold-standard training so they can gain the

Flexi-job apprenticeship scheme to boost recruitment in key sectors

New flexible apprenticeships will soon be available to create opportunities for more people to earn while they learn in industries that boost the economy the government has announced.  Up to 1,500 apprentices will be recruited on the government’s new flexi-job apprenticeship scheme, which will allow people to complete short placements across

Wirral Met helps bridge the skills gap for university students

Wirral Met College is helping university graduates secure real-world work experience through its apprenticeship programme, to help bridge the skills gap.  This week marks National Apprenticeship Week (7-13 February) and Wirral Met College are highlighting that apprenticeships are not just for school leavers.  Wirral Met offers apprenticeships in partnership with over 500

Making choices post-16

For most Year 11 students, the beginning of 2022 will bring a period of serious contemplation and even some uncertainty making choices post-16 and about what road they should take if they are to stay in full-time education. After a lifetime of guidance from schools and parents, this time can be