Category Archives: Apprenticeship Awards Cymru

Inspirational work-based learning stars shine at awards ceremony

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English | Cymraeg Inspirational learners, employers and dedicated learning providers were celebrated last night (Thursday) at this year’s Apprenticeship Awards Cymru. The awards brought together 34 finalists across a dozen categories, recognising their outstanding achievements in traineeship and apprenticeship programmes. … Read more »

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Lloyds Banking Group’s commitment to apprenticeships recognised

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English | Cymraeg With a commitment to supporting 8,000 apprenticeship opportunities across Britain by 2020, Lloyds Banking Group (LBG) says it is well on the way to achieving this target after creating more than 700 in Wales alone since 2012. … Read more »

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Apprenticeships helping Health Board train for a healthy future

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English | Cymraeg Providing healthcare to 390,000 people leaves no margin for error and Swansea Bay University Health Board (UHB) believes its apprenticeship programme is developing a new, innovative and smart workplace for the future. Since creating its Apprentice Academy … Read more »

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Award finalist Shannon has designs on a painting and decorating career

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English | Cymraeg A love of art at school is leading 18-year-old Shannon Harding, from Merthyr Tydfil, towards success in her chosen career as a painter and decorator. It has been a difficult road for Shannon to follow; moving from … Read more »

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Award finalist Marcio is a cutting edge, model trainee!

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English | Cymraeg Marcio Paixo hopes to be a cut above the rest as he develops his career as a barber and model. But while the future now looks bright for the Merthyr Tydfil teenager, it has not always been … Read more »

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Kane shortlisted for a national award thanks to Traineeship programme

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English | Cymraeg Helping on a community project, work experience at a supermarket and a work placement with a radio station has been the catalyst to help Kane Laver McMahon develop communication and teamwork skills. The 19-year-old suffered anxiety and … Read more »

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National award finalist Rachel is college game-changer

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English | Cymraeg Rachel Lewis has been credited with almost single-handedly improving the delivery of essential skills qualifications at Bridgend College’s Apprenticeship Unit over the past two years. With a thirst for continuous professional development, Rachel credits a background in … Read more »

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Apprenticeship helps Katie’s hairdressing business dream become a reality

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English | Cymraeg Katie Parry chose to follow her dream of becoming a successful hairdresser and business owner after leaving school Four years on, she has developed the skills to run her own business, KT’s Salon Ladies & Gents, in … Read more »

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“Exemplary” Shane proves up to the challenge with Tata Steel

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English | Cymraeg Engineering apprentice Shane Ash is using his training and skills to save his employer, Tata Steel, time and money. Shane, 26, from Risca, has already identified changes that saved more than £22,000 when managing a major project … Read more »

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Apprenticeship helps Rebekah turn baking hobby into full-time job

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English | Cymraeg “If you are passionate about something, there is nothing in the world that can break that drive to succeed,” says Rebekah Chatfield, a talented young baker at Brød (The Danish Bakery Ltd) in Cardiff. Rebekah, 24, form … Read more »

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