Closing date is 24th July
We are excited to introduce you to Paragon Skills, a national apprenticeship training provider with a Grade 2 Good Ofsted rating. Paragon Skills offer intermediate, advanced and higher apprenticeships across a host of industries – from Accountancy and Management to Automotive and Childcare.
Paragon Skills would like to invite you, your students and their parents to attend their Virtual Open Day events which will run every Wednesday from 1 July until 19 August between 9am and 5pm.
This is an opportunity to;
• Hear from the Chief Executive at Paragon Skills about what modern apprenticeships can offer your students
• Understand what programmes Paragon Skills offer from subject experts
• Take a sneak peek inside their Automotive Academy in Bournemouth
• Join an exclusive talent pool where Paragon Skills will help your students find their dream job
• Attend Q&A sessions to find out more from our experts
• Meet a number of Gatsby Benchmarks
For anyone leaving school there are tough decisions to make, but for the class of 2020, this is amplified by the uncertainty of a global crisis. Whether they know what they want to do or not, the purpose of the Paragon Skills Virtual Open Day is to show that they are here to help school leavers consider their options, and make an informed decision about what’s next.
We look forward to joining you, your students and their parents at the Paragon Skills Virtual Open Day events over the coming weeks.
Paragon Skills is a national apprenticeship training provider with a Grade 2 Good Ofsted rating. They offer a wide selection of programmes across many sectors and help thousands of people to successfully start or further their career every year, with many well-known employers across the UK. DfE Update of Apprenticeships during COVID-19
We work with various large companies including L’Oreal, BBC, IBM and Transport for London. Working as a Degree Apprentice will give you the benefit of:
Graduating with invaluable industry experience
Degree Apprenticeships are becoming increasingly competitive and this is your chance to prepare and make your application stand out!
Success at Schools will be launching their new Degree Apprenticeship webinars very soon! These webinars will give you an overview of how Degree Apprenticeships work and a chance to ask any questions you may have!
We are delighted to offer STEM-related Summer Internships in 7 different industries ‘Live & Online’ throughout August, which students aged 15-18 can register for now.
On these Internships, your students can gain invaluable summer work experience from the comfort of their own homes; with successful Doctors, Engineers, Computer Scientists, Investment Bankers, Psychologists, Architects and Entrepreneurs.
Our STEM-related Internships are listed below, with highlights and available dates. You can simply click on any of the icons to read full details and register now.
Places are limited. We kindly ask you to forward this email to relevant students and parents so that they can register.
You may also download a PDF of this email by clicking here (https://investineducation.us6.list-manage.com).
All our ‘Live & Online’ Summer Internships last 4 days and take place in July and August.
The first 3 days are dedicated to immersive experiences of that career alongside top professionals and Q&A/virtual networking time with them.
Day 4 is dedicated to personalised career coaching – a sector recruitment expert will look at your credentials and create a bespoke development plan so you can maximise your chances of success.
You can choose to attend either all 4 days or just the first 3
1st – 4th August OR 29th August – 1st September
8th – 11th August
15th – 18th August
Under the current circumstances with COVID-19. ASK Apprenticeships have been working hard to ensure that the ASK Programme is best placed to carry on helping and supporting students during this challenging time.
They’ve adapted the programme to provide high-quality apprenticeship information in a safe, engaging way that’s appropriate to the times we’re all living through.
Please read through the attached brochure and if you have any questions at all please email and ask for further information or clarification.
National Apprenticeship Week 2020 is week commencing 3rd February. We will be giving information about apprenticeships to all students, whilst also looking at how to register, apply and hear from some current apprentices.’ Follow regular updates on OCA Instagram @team_OCA
We’re celebrating our biggest National Apprenticeship Week Big Assembly!
The Big Assembly will give you and your students the opportunity to receive advice about apprenticeships from a variety of companies including the BBC, Bakkavor, Morrisons, Virgin Media and Workpays. You will also have the opportunity to ask our panellists questions using our chat facility and get involved with interactive polls throughout the broadcast.
We’ve created lesson plans that you can view and download by clicking here (https://content.thetalentportal.co.uk) to help you integrate the broadcast into the school day.
You can now watch the Big Assembly on demand (https://content.thetalentportal.co.uk)
WATCH ON DEMAND (https://content.thetalentportal.co.uk
Springpod Broadcast – https://www.springpod.co.uk/
There will be a range of activities going on throughout the week that introduce and raise awareness of apprenticeships to our young people.
Monday 3rd February – 10.30am OCA will be taking part in the BIG ASSEMBLY (UK wide assembly on Apprenticeships).
Wednesday 5th & Thursday 6th February – Assembly will be held for Year 9 (wed) and Year 10 (thur) introducing apprenticeships.
Friday 7th February – Assembly for Year 11s on how to register and apply for Apprenticeships.
All week – Access the link from the website to watch a range of 20 live broadcasts throughout the week hosted by some incredible companies covering a range of sectors. These will bring learning to life and show the links from the curriculum into many future careers.
Please use some of the activities in this pack to improve your knowledge and understanding of apprenticeships.
Live broadcast with Aviation LIVE – https://learnliveuk.com/aviation-live/
As an employer you may be interested in the information, advice and guidance we provide to our students within your field of work. We will be looking to host an Employers Event from 2019/20 every year in which we invite employers to come in, host a stall and chat to our students and their parents/carers in Years 8, 9 and 10. There will also be opportunities throughout our ECM days, ECM time and Assemblies in which we would welcome employers to come in and either talk or present to our students or work with them in smaller groups.
Our Heads of Department are familiar with the importance of CEIAG and ensuring it is embedded within their subject area, therefore if you wish to work with any particular subject area, they would most certainly welcome employer involvement to enhance the provision from an expert in that field. Our Heads of Department may also be able to inform you of students who express an interest in going down your career path.
The website should provide you with an insight into the events and opportunities planned throughout the year for various year groups, however, if you wish to find out anything more or you would like to work in an identified subject area, please contact the designated CEIAG lead.
An apprenticeship is a system of training a new generation of practitioners of a trade or profession with on-the-job training and often some accompanying study. Apprenticeship also enables practitioners to gain a license to practice in a regulated profession.
If you are interested in an apprenticeship, sign up to the National Apprenticeship Service which is a government agency.
The following guide to apprenticeships will help inform you on the facts and structure of apprenticeships:
We are delighted to reveal that the new Top Apprenticeship Employer Table 2019 – 2020 is now live on RateMyApprenticeship.co.uk (https://ratemyplacement-email.co.uk/30Z2-YHUP-6P6MD6-L186L-1/c.aspx) !
Based on thousands of student-written reviews from RateMyApprenticeship, the Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers highlight those companies that offer your students the most valuable, effective and beneficial apprenticeship opportunities. We’ll be promoting the Top Employers all year round and they will be featured in our ‘Guide to Career Options 2020’.
To find out who made the table, click the link above
The following websites will also allow you to look for apprenticeships:
The following are link to live apprenticeship vacancy reports. Please email the National Helpdesk if you would like any help in relation to these vacancy reports.
For more information about local Work Based Learning provision and Apprenticeship providers in Halton you will find a copy of the directory at www.halton.gov.uk/yourfuture (https://outlook.office365.com/mail/inbox/id/www.halton.gov.uk/yourfuture) . You can view local apprenticeship adverts on the @HPSYourFuture Facebook page.
You can access resources to help teachers and careers advisers offer information, advice and guidance, about apprenticeships on the GOV.UK website (https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/apprenticeships-resources-for-teachers-and-advisers#resources-for-learners.html)
If you are interested in applying for an apprenticeship, please check the following apprenticeship vacancies:
Applications are due to open on November 25th. In the meantime, potential applicants can register their interest.
Applications are now open for business/technology apprenticeships at various levels, including higher and degree apprenticeship at Unilever. Some are available at Port Sunlight (Wirral).
You can register your interest for Research and Development (Chemistry) and Supply Chain and Engineering.
Waterside Training Limited, successful recruited 24 apprentices last year and we are shortly due to release our next Engineering and Manufacturing Apprenticeship vacancies for our 2020 Apprenticeship Intake to commence 2/3 September 2020.
Currently, we already have 15 vacancies available with companies such as;
AB World Foods at Leigh offering Manufacturing Apprenticeships
Diageo at Runcorn offering Engineering and Manufacturing Apprenticeships
Essity at Skelmersdale offering Engineering Apprenticeships
NSG (Pilkington) at St Helens offering Manufacturing Apprenticeships
Stateside Foods at West Houghton offering Engineering Apprenticeships
Tremco Illbruck at Wigan offering Engineering Apprenticeships
with many more yet to be confirmed, we are hoping for a bumper intake of 45 apprentices which means some fantastic opportunities available for apprentices to join some fabulous companies.
Our vacancies are due to be released week commencing 24 February 2020 and will be released on our Twitter accounts along with our website apprenticeship page.
Students can apply for either a generic apprenticeship or for a company specific one once they appear upon the above link next week.
We also have our open evening next Wednesday 26 February 2020 running from 4:00 to 7:30 p.m. of which students and their parents can attend to find out more about our opportunities.
Keep a check and link to our Twitter page @WatersideT for further details of our Apprenticeship Vacancies.
Should you require any further information, then please do not hesitate to contact Kathryn Kirby on 01744694661.
Want to be part of a global leader in Aerospace? It’s not as difficult as you may think! Joining the Airbus Craft Apprenticeship Programme could be the ideal start to your career!
This is not just an Apprenticeship, it is also your opportunity to become one of the skilled crafts people working hands on with our exciting and innovative products whilst receiving a competitive salary!
There are a number of options for our craft Apprenticeship including:
• Craft Manufacturing
• Engineering Technician
• Plant Mechanical & Electrical
• Customer Services Engineering.
We also have two Higher Apprenticeships on offer. The Plant Engineering & Manufacturing Aerospace Apprenticeships will help you work toward a Level 4 Diploma in Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing.
New this year is the Quality Engineering Apprenticeship where you can work toward a Higher National Certificate in Engineering & Level 2 Diploma in Aerospace and Aviation Engineering.
Whichever route you choose you will be given full training and opportunities for personal development in an excellent team environment.
The deadline for applications is Sunday 1st March 2020.
For more information, and to apply, visit:
We look forward to hearing from you!
Airbus Recruitment Team
DATES & VENUE:
Degree Apprenticeship Evening: 30th January, from 17:00 – 19:00
Deeside Sixth Form Centre, Kelsterton Road, Connah’s Quay, Deeside, CH5 4BR
WHY JOIN US?
Airbus invites students currently studying A-Levels to find out more about our Degree Apprenticeships in Engineering, Business and IT. Representatives from Airbus will be available to speak to you about the opportunities on offer.
Presentations will take place at 17:30 and 18:30.
DATES & DIRECTIONS:
23rd January, from 17:30 – 19:30
Craft Apprenticeship Evening: Engineering, Coleg Cambria, Kelsterton Road, Connah’s Quay, Deeside, CH5 4BR
WHY JOIN US?
Airbus invites students currently studying GCSE’s who are interested in finding out more about our Craft and Technician Apprenticeships to join us at our Craft Apprenticeship Open Evening at Coleg Cambria. Representatives from Airbus and Coleg Cambria will be available to speak to you about the opportunities on offer.
Presentations will take place at 17:40 and 18:40.
Carol Fardoe – Careers Adviser