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National Apprenticeship Week 2021 date announced

Posted on 22 Sep 2020

National Apprenticeship Week 2021 will take place from 8 to 14 February 2021 The annual week-long celebration of apprenticeships will shine a light on the amazing work being done by employers and apprentices across the country The Week will also recognise how employers of all sizes have stepped up to the challenge during this unprecedented […]

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Seventy new apprenticeships created to support underrepresented groups

Posted on 18 Sep 2020

More than 70 new apprenticeship opportunities have been created Projects range from supporting young people with SEND into digital apprenticeships, to BAME residents in Rochdale in engineering A total of £328,000 has been granted to develop initiatives supporting underrepresented groups MORE THAN 70 new apprenticeship opportunities have been created across Greater Manchester after funding was […]

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Microsoft awards The Trafford College Group for advances in digital learning

Posted on 17 Sep 2020

The Trafford College Group has been recognised as a Microsoft Showcase College, joining an elite group of schools and colleges that exemplify the best of teaching and learning in the world today. The College Group was selected by Microsoft as a global leader in educational transformation for its innovative approach to digital technologies that improve […]

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Virtual Apprenticeship Week GM – 12th-21st August 2020

Posted on 27 Aug 2020

Over 10 days this summer (12th – 21st August) we hosted a series of virtual events for people wanting to find out more about apprenticeships and for parents of young people who may be interested in an apprenticeship. During the week we heard from and chatted to apprenticeship experts including apprentices, employers and training providers to find out […]

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Apprentices Return to Bury College

Posted on 20 Aug 2020

Bury College is proud of the many apprentices who continued to work throughout the lockdown period and made a valuable difference to the lives of others. During these unprecedented times, many dedicated Bury College apprentices have continued to work, including Health and Social Care apprentices who demonstrated their commitment and compassion through continuing to work […]

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The Skills Brokerage Programme

Posted on 6 Aug 2020

The Skills Brokerage Programme is working with your Local Authorities across Greater Manchester on behalf of the Greater Manchester Combined Authority to assist employers with a full organizational needs analysis, identifying the challenges faced as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic health crisis. The advisors can provide fully funded impartial advice and guidance around business […]

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