Skip to main content

Apprentices

From Paralympics to apprenticeship: marking International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Posted by: , Posted on: - Categories: Apprentice panel, Apprentices, Employers
Text reads "International Day of Persons with Disabilities" next to an image of Amy Marren.

December 3rd is the United Nations' International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Former double Paralympic swimmer Amy Marren is a solicitor apprentice and member of IfATE's panel of apprentices. Here, she gives her thoughts as a disabled person in the …

‘Time for Change’: we talk to our staff about what changes they have seen

Black History Month logo

This year’s theme for Black History Month is ‘Time for Change: Action not Words’. We wanted to talk to our staff and apprentice panel members about what changes they have seen in their lifetimes and careers, and what still needs …

The Importance of Black History Month to Apprentices

Red, white and green banner with Black History Month written in a black box.

October is Black History Month and this year’s theme is ‘Time for Change: Action not Words’. As an arms’-length body developing apprenticeships and technical qualification for talented people around England, we want to make sure that we are supporting and …

The Institute talks...about apprenticeships in construction and the built environment

Posted by: , , and , Posted on: - Categories: Apprentices, Podcast, Route Panel

You can listen and subscribe to The Institute talks podcast on Amazon Music, Apple podcast, Spotify and all other major podcast platforms. You can read transcripts for this podcast episode on Podbean. In this episode of The Institute talks, we talk about the exciting …

My apprenticeship helped me find what I want to do for the rest of my life

Posted by: , Posted on: - Categories: Apprentice panel, Apprentices

Saskia is a level 3 advanced engineering apprentice and a new member of the Institute’s apprentice panel, whose role is to ensure that the views of apprentices are represented across the work and governance of the Institute.    Read on to …

Automotive apprentice working towards an electric and more sustainable future

Posted by: , Posted on: - Categories: Apprentices, Apprenticeship standards, Employers, Services

As we move towards the end of COP26, we highlight the work of Luke Kwan, a product design and development apprentice. The work on his level 6 apprenticeship at Jaguar Land Rover involves moving away from fossil fuels towards electric vehicles. His apprenticeship …

The Institute talks...about women in apprenticeships

You can listen and subscribe to The Institute talks podcast on Amazon Music, Apple podcast, Spotify and all other major podcast platforms. You can read transcripts for this podcast episode on Podbean. In this episode of The Insitute talks, we talk about women in …

The Royal Horticultural Society: Looking back on 2020 and ahead to 2021

Posted by: , Posted on: - Categories: Apprentices, Employers

In January 2020, we invited Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education staff to RHS Garden Wisley to photograph and film our Level 2 Horticulture/Landscape operative apprentices while they pruned apple trees in the Orchard. While it was a cold, wet …

High approval for apprenticeships but more to do through best-practice guidance

Posted by: , Posted on: - Categories: Apprentice panel, Apprentices

Zuzanna  Wnekowska, an apprentice panel member, reflects on their recent survey of apprentices and important work now being done on best-practice guidance for everyone involved with the training programmes. My name is Zuzanna and I work as a wing design …