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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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Ex-Wales rugby star Peter swaps scrums for a caring career

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English | Cymraeg Former Wales prop forward Peter Rogers has become one of the country’s oldest apprentices as he uses the skills gained whilst playing international rugby union against the world’s best teams to guide his new career in health … Read more »

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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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Wales’ training providers welcome £40m skills and jobs support fund

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English | Cymraeg An organisation that represents more than 70 quality assured work-based learning providers with links to thousands of employers across Wales has warmly welcomed a £40m skills and jobs fund announced by the Welsh Government today (Tuesday). The … Read more »

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Online workshops helping trainers improve support for autistic learners

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English | Cymraeg Work-based learning providers across Wales are logging on to online workshops during the Covid-19 pandemic to improve the ways they are supporting autistic learners. Ninety people employed by 18 work-based learning providers have signed up for the … Read more »

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Jonathan Davies, OBE presents sessions as part of Virtual Open Days

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English | Cymraeg Welsh local authorities, schools, colleges and work-based learning providers will be hosting a series of Virtual Open Days for Year 11 pupils for the first time this month. Jonathan Davies OBE will host sessions on apprenticeships and … Read more »

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Dafydd continuing his learning journey during pandemic

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English | Cymraeg Dafydd Eryl is from Caernarfon and is completing a Level 2 Activity Leadership Apprenticeship with the Urdd in the Snowdonia area. He’s got a passion for sports, so this apprenticeship was perfect option for him. Dafydd is … Read more »

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