Engineering Apprenticeship Vacancy of the Week

Electrical Craft Apprenticeship Cavendish Nuclear Ltd. Advanced: Level 3 Whetstone £201.92 per week Monday – Friday 37.5 hours 4 years Possible start date: 1 September 2017 Cavendish Nuclear located in Whetstone is the UK’s leading supplier of services to the nuclear industry. They are looking for a team player who is eager to learn and […]


Free Training for Leicestershire Businesses

We are now offering free training for small and medium-sized businesses in the Leicestershire area! Ideal for employers aiming to upskill their workforce and individuals looking to widen their career prospects. What is it? The training is funded by the Skills Support for the Workforce – a brand new scheme funded by the Skills Funding […]


Big changes for childcare Apprenticeships

GCSEs in English and maths are no longer needed to study an Early Years Educator Apprenticeship. Official announcements last week confirmed that the requirements have now changed. What’s different? Previously, those studying the early Years Educator Apprenticeship at Level 3 needed GCSEs in English and maths at grade C or above, without these, they could […]


How colleges can help to address the Construction skills gap

Construction Skills Gap Paul Dancer, Director of Learning and Skills at South Leicestershire College discusses why Apprenticeships are key to developing talent within the Construction sector. “Even in times of political uncertainty, the UK Construction Industry has continued to thrive. According to a report released by the CITB (Construction Industry Training Board), output in the West […]


Careers in construction – make your mark on the world…

Imagine finishing a project, stepping back and seeing that you’ve made a real mark on the world. With Construction Apprenticeships, you can do just this. From building a family home to designing urban structures, this is an exciting sector with a huge range of possibilities. You won’t be short of work… The construction sector is […]


Recruiting the next generation of talented apprentices

South Leicestershire College is working with a Leicester-based healthcare provider to provide apprenticeships for young people seeking a career in healthcare. Spirit Healthcare is offering an apprenticeship in marketing, customer services, business administration and warehousing & logistics, giving apprentices the opportunity to combine study and hands-on professional experience whilst earning. CEO Chris Barker hopes to […]


Smart Assessor Champions

Three assessors from across the North Warwickshire & South Leicestershire Group have been presented with Smart Assessor Silver Accreditation Awards. Raj Grewal, Jo Lee and Lee Friedersdorff received the awards during the quarterly Smart Assessor Championships event hosted by Smart Assessor and held at North Warwickshire & Hinckley College last month. Smart Assessor is an e-portfolio tracking software […]


Careers in Health and Care – why this sector could be for you

Providing high quality medical support, helping children to learn, play and grow and caring for those at a time when they need it the most, the Health & Care sector offers some of the most rewarding jobs going. Here’s why a career in care could be for you… Healthy career prospects… Studies show that the […]

Apprenticeships Nuneaton Leicester

Advantages of Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships are a great way to earn while you learn and there has never been a better time to start an Apprenticeship! Key facts about Apprenticeships: Apprentices work as a paid employee within an organisation whilst working towards a nationally-recognised qualification Apprenticeships are available in over 170 industries including aerospace, fashion, broadcast media and finance […]