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First Afro Hair training launches in Wales

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English only ISA Training and Afro Hair Academy Wales have teamed up to offer training in type 4 multi textured hair. It is the first hairdressing apprenticeship to offer the specialist route in Wales. Salons throughout Wales have previously had … Read more »

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School leavers urged to choose an apprenticeship as their “genius decision”

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English | Cymraeg With school leavers across Wales now considering the first important step in their career journey, a federation of 70 work-based learning providers is advising them that choosing an apprenticeship is a “genius decision”. The National Training Federation … Read more »

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Double celebration for two businesses at training company’s awards

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(English only) The Celtic Collection and In the Welsh Wind were both double winners at the annual Apprenticeship, Employment and Skills Awards organised by one of Wales’ top training companies. Recognising employers and learners who have excelled in apprenticeship, skills … Read more »

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Anti-Racist Wales Action Plan calls for more ethnic minority apprentices

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English | Cymraeg A federation of more than 70 quality assured work-based learning providers, with links to thousands of employers across Wales, has welcomed the Welsh Government’s Anti-Racist Wales Action Plan. Members of the National Training Federation for Wales (NTfW) … Read more »

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Calling all Employers!

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Are you experiencing recruitment challenges? Would you like to have your say in identifying current and future skills and employment needs? You can make a difference! Please complete the short survey to help identify regional priorities and key areas for … Read more »

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Learning providers to deliver Wales’ new jobs programme for young adults

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English | Cymraeg Two leading work-based learning providers will be helping to deliver the new Jobs Growth Wales+ programme for young people which has been launched by the Welsh Government. The flexible programme, a key part of Welsh Government’s Young … Read more »

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International Women’s Day inspires talks about careers with gender imbalance

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English | Cymraeg To support International Women’s Day (IWD) on March 8, an organisation that represents training providers across Wales is to host three discussions during the month focused on achieving gender balance and diversity in apprenticeships. The National Training … Read more »

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Employers, learners and trainers unite for Apprenticeship Week in Wales

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English | Cymraeg Businesses, apprentices and training providers across Wales will be uniting during Apprenticeship Week from February 7-13 to celebrate the positive impact of apprenticeships. A week of events and social media activity will highlight how apprenticeships can give … Read more »

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Dyslexic apprentice Molly inspired to support children with learning needs

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English | Cymraeg Make a Genius Decision and recruit an apprentice Become an apprentice Apprentice Molly Tanner’s personal experience of being a dyslexic learner has inspired her to become a teaching assistant supporting children with additional learning needs at Gowerton … Read more »

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Former apprentice Jessica is now hiring apprentices for her own salon

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English | Cymraeg Jessica Davies was so impressed by the hairdressing apprenticeships she completed at the start of her career that she’s now employing apprentices in her own salon. In the space of 10 years, Jessica, 26, has developed from … Read more »

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