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Celebrating the best apprentices in the region at the Quality Skills Alliance Annual Awards 2019

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English | Cymraeg Nineteen of the finest apprentices working in Wales have had their hard work and dedication celebrated at a special awards ceremony. Employers and practitioners who have gone that extra mile in their commitment to work based learning … Read more »

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NTfW Conference looks to the next generation of skills

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English | Cymraeg Equipping employers and individuals to meet the evolving skills and needs of the future Welsh workforce will be under the spotlight at a conference in Cardiff next month. The National Training Federation for Wales (NTfW) has chosen … Read more »

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Double Honours for NTfW Equality and Diversity Lead

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English | Cymraeg Equality and diversity campaigner Humie Webbe has spent her life dedicated to helping people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities achieve a voice – and her tireless efforts have been recognised with two prestigious awards. … Read more »

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Hair and Beauty Apprentices Head for Spanish Salons

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English | Cymraeg Nine hair and beauty apprentices are heading for some special work experience – in Spain. The group of hairdressing, barbering and beauty apprentices are heading for Spain (March 17 – April 1) as part of their apprenticeship … Read more »

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NVQ Retail Success for Kieran at Savers!

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English | Cymraeg Kieran joined the Rathbone Neath centre following consultation from the Careers service. He went on to progress in his work placement at Savers and has massively improved his confidence and employability skills. Here, we share his story … Read more »

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New Apprenticeship scheme in Barry: Dow partners with Cardiff and Vale College to offer leading training programme in Material Sciences

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English | Cymraeg Cardiff and Vale College has partnered with Dow to launch its first apprenticeship scheme with a local college, designed to provide students with practical hands-on knowledge for their futures. The three-year programme accepts ten Chemical Operator Apprentices … Read more »

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Young skilled apprentices on plane to Russia

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English | Cymraeg Life-Changing Decision for Skilled Elite The UK’s best and brightest young skilled, apprentices and students have been selected to represent all four nations in Team UK at the ‘Skills Olympics’ in Russia. More than 30 young professionals … Read more »

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Apprentice to Ambassador!

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English | Cymraeg Aiyeesha Barron-Clarke’s decision to follow an apprenticeship route to a successful career as a chef is paying dividends following her appointment as a Welsh skills ambassador. Competing at a three-day WorldSkills event at the Birmingham NEC, Ayeeisha … Read more »

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Showcasing Talent in Wales

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English | Cymraeg People Plus Cymru showcases local Welsh talent this March during Apprenticeship Week which takes place March 4-8th. Buds to Blossoms nurseries is one of the many employers that have opted for enhancing their staff skills through work-based … Read more »

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Cardiff and Vale College student Elliott is the best electrical apprentice in Wales

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English | Cymraeg Cardiff and vale College Electrical Installation student Elliott Dix has been crowned as the best electrical apprentice in Wales. Seventeen-year-old Elliott, who is from Barry, won the Welsh heats of the UK Electrical Apprentice of the Year … Read more »

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