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Clinical trials specialists: researchers of the future

                                                                                                                                                          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 …

Do our Eggcellent Easter Quiz!

As you know, here at the Institute we're eggstraordinarily busy developing a range of exciting new apprenticeships.... Do our Easter Quiz to find about a some that are currently in development that you might not know about! Which forthcoming apprenticeship standard could enable a new generation of apprentices to....                                                        a)  …

See how trailblazer HEINEKEN uses innovative techniques to get young people interested in engineering apprenticeships

Here, trailblazer, Chris Dilworth from HEINEKEN tells us why he felt it was important to start engaging with schools, and describes the unique methods he uses. What first made you decide to engage with schools? I felt that engineering apprenticeships weren’t getting the attention …

It's vital for employers in the food and drink industry to engage schoolchildren, and it would probably be good for your industry too

Amy Crooks, our trailblazer from the National Skills Academy of Food & Drink explains how she is helping employers in her industry to engage with school children. She also give tips to other employers who wish to do the same. Why do you think it’s important for the …

“We’ve developed some great ways to make children excited about our apprenticeships and our industry, and you can too,” says Mark Donnelly from BAE Systems

Here, one of our Trailblazers, Mark Donnelly, from BAE Systems, talks about the innovative strategies he uses involve school pupils. He also discusses why other employers should follow suit. Firstly, can you give us a brief idea about what apprentices at …