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Employers working together to provide Apprenticeship opportunities

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English | Cymraeg Around 180 construction industry employers in South West Wales are supporting an award-winning Shared Apprenticeship Programme that has been running for 11 years. Based in Ammanford, Cyfle Building Skills employs 125 shared apprentices, making it one of … Read more »

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BBC Wales launches new apprenticeship opportunities in partnership with Cardiff and Vale College

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English | Cymraeg BBC Cymru Wales has launched three new training and apprenticeship schemes to cast its net wider than ever before in the search for new recruits. The broadcaster is also offering wide-ranging support for those wanting to learn … Read more »

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Agored Cymru Manager Scoops Prestigious Industry Award

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English | Cymraeg Jo Creeden, Regulation and Qualification Manager is the winner of the Outstanding Contribution of the Year Award at the national FAB 2018 Awards. Jo is described by colleagues as “the glue which holds us together” and as … Read more »

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Engineering Accolade for Apprentice Dafydd

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English | Cymraeg Engineering apprentice Dafydd Morris Jones from Anglesey recently received an award for the “Most Improved Apprentice 2018” from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers at a ceremony at Coleg Menai. Dafydd who is an apprentice with Orthios Eco … Read more »

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Rathbone Wales partners with Brewery SA Brains

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English | Cymraeg Rathbone Wales are pleased to announce a partnership with SA Brains Brewery. Nine learners at Rathbone Training Wales are currently completing an eight week work experience programme designed to boost their employability skills and give them hands … Read more »

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Brilliant, black and Welsh: That’s ‘tenacious’ Humie

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English| Cymraeg “I’m quite tenacious and don’t back down from a challenge.” That sentence perfectly sums up Humie Webbe, who has been chosen by the Black History Wales-wide network in the top 100 brilliant African Caribbean and African Welsh people … Read more »

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European work experience reunion for ISA hair and beauty apprentices

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English | Cymraeg Thirteen current and former hairdressing and beauty apprentices who broadened their career horizons by taking part in work experience visits to Europe over the past five years were reunited at an event in Cardiff. The event at … Read more »

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Cardiff and Vale College students set to compete to be named UK champions in their fields

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English | Cymraeg More students from Cardiff and Vale College have fought off tough competition to secure a place in the prestigious national finals of WorldSkills UK than any other Welsh college. Twelve CAVC students from a range of different … Read more »

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Chef climbing the career ladder

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English | Welsh Chef Mitchell Penberthy is climbing the career ladder in the contract catering sector after honing his cooking skills with help from award-winning training provider Cambrian Training Company. Named Apprentice of the Year in this year’s Cambrian Training … Read more »

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New Apprenticeships service launched for employers

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English | Welsh Businesses looking to recruit apprentices or use the Apprenticeships Programme in Wales to upskill their workforce can now access a new service for employers. The National Training Federation for Wales (NTfW), which represents more than 100 learning … Read more »

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