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

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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 …

The Importance of Black History Month to Apprentices

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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 …

Artificial intelligence and the digital revolution: how apprenticeships can help the financial sector prepare for the future

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I have worked in financial services for a very long time and have been privileged to witness first-hand many innovations and changes in the industry, everything from the creation of the credit card industry, the deregulation in the 1980s, the …

Funding myth buster

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Each apprenticeship is allocated to one of 30 funding bands, which range from £1,500 to £27,000. When the Institute makes a funding recommendation, we take into account a range of factors including: quotes from training providers; a review of training …

Mineral Processing Mobile and Static Plant Operator apprenticeship

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A few years ago Hills Quarry Products started a campaign to recruit apprentice joining forces with other quarrying companies and the national Mineral Products Association to highlight employment and career opportunities available within industry. This evolved into the creation of …

Zuza’s flying high on her Aerospace Engineering Apprenticeship. Here’s why…

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Zuzanna Wnekowska is a level 6 Aerospace Engineering apprentice at Airbus – and also a member of the Institute’s apprentice panel. Hear more about Zuza’s amazing apprenticeship as she reveals how she not only gets to work on components and …