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Apprenticeships helping skip and waste management company to grow

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English | Cymraeg Bilingual apprenticeships are helping to give staff the skills and knowledge to support the growth of a North Wales independent skip, waste management and plant hire company. Thomas Skip & Plant Hire Ltd in Caernarfon has grown … Read more »

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Welsh Company Named Regional Winners in Barclays Entrepreneur Awards

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English | Cymraeg One Team Logic (the makers of MyConcern Safeguarding Software) were announced winners of the regional award for Scale-Up Business of the Year in the Barclays Entrepreneur Awards. Not only is this in itself a successful accomplishment, but … Read more »

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Kepak targets Welsh apprenticeships to upskill its workforce

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English | Cymraeg Kepak, the largest meat processing plant and abattoir in Wales, has signed up to the Welsh Government’s Apprenticeship Programme to upskill and develop its workforce. Kepak, which has 768 employees at the company’s flagship facilities at St … Read more »

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Employer referral service signs up 500th apprentice in Wales

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English | Cymraeg A team appointed to make it easier for employers to engage with the Welsh Government’s Apprenticeship Programme to upskill their workforce has just signed up its 500th apprentice. The National Training Federation for Wales (NTfW) Apprenticeships Team … Read more »

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Support for job seekers across South East Wales

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English | Cymraeg Organisations across south east Wales worked collaboratively to deliver a free online virtual job fair via Facebook on 16 September. The aims of the virtual job fair were to: Enable customers to access live job vacancies and … Read more »

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Plan focussing on skills needed to bring economic resilience to the region

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English | Cymraeg The Regional Learning and Skills Partnership South West and Mid Wales is currently working across the six Local Authority areas to gain an understanding on how COVID19 is impacting sectors and businesses within the region through consultation … Read more »

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Reflecting 5 years as Independent Regulator of Non-Degree Qualifications in Wales

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English | Cymraeg It’s five years since Qualifications Wales started work as the independent regulator of non-degree qualifications in Wales which gives us an opportunity to reflect on what’s been achieved so far – and look forward to the future. … Read more »

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Exciting New Collaboration with the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol

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English | Cymraeg The National Training Federation for Wales (NTfW) has been commissioned by Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol (the Coleg) to further develop the provision and delivery of Welsh-medium and Bilingual Apprenticeships in Wales. NTfW has been working closely with the … Read more »

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New Ambassador programme launched

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English | Cymraeg As a drive towards vocational excellence the Inspiring Skills Excellence in Wales project launch the ISEiW Ambassador programme. The ambassador programme will support the key objectives of the project, with an emphasis on supporting young people across … Read more »

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Reducing inequalities for disadvantaged communities and diverse learners

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English | Cymraeg The Coronavirus has impacted heavily on the work-based learning (WBL) sector with many of our learners furloughed or made redundant through industry closures. The pandemic has also shone a spotlight on the inequalities that exist in society … Read more »

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