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Award-Winning Brewery give Apprentices a Taste for Employment

Posted on 20 Jan 2020

Six ambitious individuals have signed career-enhancing apprenticeship contracts with a leading Manchester-based brewery. JW Lees have given six young people the chance to fulfil their career ambitions through a unique apprenticeship opportunity which will see them undertake the Commis chef programme. During their apprenticeship, these budding catering entrepreneurs will be employed within JW Lees’ pubs […]

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Greater Manchester Colleges nominated for TES FE Awards 2020

Posted on 14 Jan 2020

Congratulations to our local nominees! Find out more by clicking here FE College of the Year – Oldham College Apprenticeship Programme of the Year – Total People  Employer Engagement – The Manchester College FE Leader of the year – Lisa O’Loughlin, The Manchester College World Skills Unsung Hero – Joan Scott, Trafford Colleges Group

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£1.9 million boost for Greater Manchester apprenticeships

Posted on 13 Jan 2020

GREATER Manchester’s small businesses have benefited from boosts in apprenticeship opportunities thanks to a £1.9 million support package. Since March 2019, when a £1.9 million apprentice support package was launched in the city-region, a total of 186 small businesses have received grants of £3,000 to help create new apprenticeship opportunities. Greater Manchester’s #SeeDifferent Small-to-Medium Enterprise […]

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Apprentice Climbs the Financial Career Ladder

Posted on 16 Dec 2019

An enterprising apprentice is on the road to achieving his career goal of working within the Financial Services industry after successfully completing a Bury College Business programme. Arran Palmer was delighted to secure an apprenticeship job opportunity at Excel-A-Rate Business Services Limited, an independent asset finance company and brokerage which is based in Radcliffe. In […]

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Engineers claim World Skills honours

News story taken from: https://www.tameside.ac.uk/pages/article “Two higher-level apprentices, who study at Tameside College’s Advanced Technology Centre, have won bronze at the World Skills UK 2019 final in Birmingham. Their bronze medal in the industrial control category at the World Skills UK 2019 final, places them amongst the best trainees in the sector. The three day […]

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