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Clinical trials specialists: researchers of the future

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                                                                                                                                                          More than 2500 employers have developed apprenticeship standards, creating new opportunities and specialist on-the-job training programmes for the workforce of the future. In June, we approved the Clinical Trials Specialist Apprenticeship for delivery, our 300th standard. Hannah Barry, of …

Why advertising apprenticeships needed to change to meet the challenges of the modern world

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Trailblazer, Alan Mead is Head of Learning at Advertising Agency, Bray Leino. Alan has been involved in helping to develop the new Advertising and Media Executive standard. What originally motivated you to start developing advertising apprenticeships? We used to just recruit graduates, and we would …

Why the old system of apprenticeships needed to change, in order for the Leisure and Entertainment industry to thrive

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Trailblazer, Dawn Childs works as Group Engineering Director at Merlin Entertainments Group. Dawn's helping to develop the new ‘Leisure & Entertainment Engineering Technician’ standard which is now approved for delivery. How and why did you and Merlin Entertainments first get involved …

It's not just about cars! Toyota's Trailblazer, Andrew Parsons, talks about what will be involved in the new standards

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Apprentices at work

Trailblazer, Andrew Parsons from Toyota is helping us create a range of exciting new apprenticeships. Some involve car construction, whilst others revolve around the mechanical ‘systems’ which underpin most of our lives on a daily basis. Often these systems operate behind the scenes, and may have …

‘Visual effects’ apprentices are already making their mark on Hollywood

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Trailblazer Amy Smith discusses how new apprenticeships are unlocking talent. What does a visual effects apprentice learn about? How has the visual effects ‘apprenticeship landscape’ changed over the past 3 years, and where is it heading now? Why were some in …