In December 2015, the government published ‘English Apprenticeships: Our 2020 Vision’. The document outlined its vision for apprenticeships, split into five main categories: Quality, Employers, Supporting routes to apprenticeships and work, The long-term apprenticeships system and Funding.
Gloucestershire College has transformed its live apprenticeship vacancies page for National Apprenticeship Week 2016, making it even easier for people to search and apply for apprenticeship vacancies in the county.
Becoming an apprentice is a step on a real career path. Apprenticeships offer paid work experience and the chance to study and gain a formal qualification at the same time. GC has lots of Apprenticeships in a range of business sectors.
Besides being celebrity chefs, what do Jamie Oliver, Gordon Ramsay and Clare Smyth have in common? Believe it or not, all three started out as apprentices; working their way to the top to become household names through hard work, dedication and learning.
The chance to see the wheels of industry turning inspired Gloucestershire College apprentice Andrew Hemming, to embark on a higher apprenticeship which puts his head for figures to good use behind the scenes of production.
The government has ambitious targets to increase the number of apprentices to 3 million in England by 2020. In our previous article, we outlined the government’s vision for apprenticeships which includes employers feeling that they have full ownership of apprenticeships, designing and owning the content of all apprenticeship standards and assessments
Here we summarise some of the key reforms that have been announced so far.