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Articles tagged with: training

07August

Results day: Are you ready?

Written by Bethany Carter Posted in Education and Learning

Results day: Are you ready?

The 21 August is looming and for a lot of you that will mean your GCSE results day. What will this day mean for you and what actions will you take on that day?

17May

Apprenticeships.... Your questions answered

Written by Matt Allman Posted in Careers, Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships.... Your questions answered

I am often discussing the benefits of apprenticeships with young people I work with and clearing up the things heard about them that aren’t true, so I hope this information helps.  Most recent figures show there are 22,000 apprentices under 19 years of age in the UK. That’s a lot of apprentices. Jamie Oliver, Gordon Ramsey, Sir Alex Ferguson and Elvis Presley started out as apprentices!

21January

Getting Paid

Written by Matt Allman Posted in Financial Planning, Careers

Getting Paid

It’s good to have a rough idea of what money you can earn or are entitled to when looking for a job. Starting a course or apprenticeship can be expensive, transport in particular. It’s great to aim for the sky and it’s fine if you want to earn lots of money but you also need to be realistic about salaries and what to expect when looking for work or entering training.