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Aico supports apprentices with new partner

 Aico Ltd., the market leader in residential Fire and Carbon Monoxide (CO) Alarms in the UK, is pleased to announce its Apprentices have commenced the Electrical Distributors’ Association (EDA) Product Knowledge Programme, starting with the Customer Service module. At the end of this module the Apprentices will understand ‘What constitutes …

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Ibstock Brick’s apprenticeship programme shortlisted

Ibstock Brick has been shortlisted for two prestigious industry awards which recognise its world-class apprenticeship programme. The leading brick manufacturer, part of Ibstock plc, has been named as a finalist in the Apprenticeship Employer of the Year category at the Personnel Today Awards as well as the Best Apprenticeship Programme …

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BMI announces its Roofing Apprentice of the Year finalists

Twenty of the country’s best roofing apprentices are gearing up for the two-day final that will see two of them awarded the prestigious title of either pitched or flat roofing BMI Apprentice of the Year 2019. Success in the competition identifies an apprentice as a stand-out individual and as someone …

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Rainy Day Trust take a hike for Apprentices

The last month has seen a significant surge in the number of apprentices that have applied for help, according to Bryan Clover from the Rainy Day Trust.  He also said that the new partnership between Rainy Day Trust and Hikoki Power Tools UK is working well and because of their …

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Just 7 days to success for BMI roofing apprentices of the Year

With just over a week to go until this year’s BMI Apprentice of the Year competition closes , there’s still time for aspirational and ambitious roofing apprentices to enter the competition. May 3rd 2019 is the closing date and all those recognised as an apprentice by their employer, or those …

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Mates in Mind striving alongside B&CE to transform apprentices’ mental health

Having been awarded the B&CE’s Mowlem Award grant in 2018, Mates in Mind have launched their Apprentices’ Mental Health Survey to support improvements in the mental health of apprentices across the construction and related industries Joscelyne Shaw, Director of Strategy at Mates Mind, said: “Mates in Mind are striving to …

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UK’s ‘Top Provider’ Set for National Apprenticeship Week 2019

As National Apprenticeship Week 2019 fast approaches (4-8 March), Leeds College of Building is getting ready to showcase why it is a leader in the field of vocational training. Named BTEC Apprenticeship Provider of the Year in 2018, Leeds College of Building is pulling out all the stops and hosting …

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Baxi Apprentice Scheme Funding Available for Apprentices in the Midlands

 Baxi-approved installers in the Midlands, who are thinking of taking on an apprentice in 2019 are being invited by Baxi to put forward candidates for the chance to gain a whole host of benefits from the leading boiler brand, including full funding of their new apprentice’s college fees. The Baxi …

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Apprentices Make their Mark at Flamco

There’s a company that’s showing just how important apprentices can be in providing new injections of enthusiasm and knowledge in the HVAC industry. The Flamco Group is a member of Aalberts Industries N.V. and operates in the development, production and sale of high-quality components for use in heating, ventilation and …

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Research identifies reasons behind lack of apprentices

92% of sole traders have never employed an apprentice 47% of respondents working in the building services engineering sector had experience of hiring an apprentice Of those, only 23% currently employ an apprentice A third showed concern around the time commitment involved and needed a clearer understanding of how much …

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