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New Customer Service Modern Apprenticeships in Scotland

Wednesday, 10 July 2013
By: Skills CFA
 

The new Modern Apprenticeships at Levels 2 and 3 in customer service are now available for Scottish training providers to boost access to jobs in customer service.

Skills CFA

Meet our new Chief Executive

Wednesday, 26 June 2013
By: Skills CFA
 

As part of the Instructus group of education charities, we appointed a new Chief Executive and Chair on 13 June to see us into a new era for apprenticeships.

Uta

European opportunities for apprenticeship exchanges

Tuesday, 11 June 2013
By: Uta
 

Budding British and French apprentices united in a new international project last week in a move to influence apprenticeship exchanges in Europe.

The UK ranks just 25th in the world for the number of students studying abroad, despite being a main receiver of foreign students who take part in the EU’s Erasmus mobility programme.

Natalie

Skills Minister: Graduations ‘Rightly’ Recognise Apprentices

Friday, 22 March 2013
By: Natalie
 

Skills Minister, Matthew Hancock, championed graduations as 'rightly' recognising business apprentices with celebrations usually reserved for university graduates this week.

Daniel

Why underpaying apprentices devalues an apprenticeship

Monday, 18 March 2013
By: Daniel
 

Apprentices should be paid at least the minimum wage. That was the message of the 'I'm an apprentice – value me' campaign, launched by the Trades Union Congress last year, which fought against the underpayment of apprentices.