Ignore training for all ‘at your peril’
The benefits of committing to training for all ages should not be ignored as new funding arrangements are introduced later this year, says a leading training provider.
Substantial changes in the way in which the Education Funding Agency (EFA) and Skills Funding Agency (SFA) operate in support of schools, colleges and other providers come into force in August.
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Key apprenticeships are served
Leading food and support services provider Compass Group UK & Ireland has chosen training specialist Jigsaw Training to deliver a comprehensive apprenticeship programme to hundreds of colleagues across its business.
The partnership, which is for three years, will see more than 1,500 frontline employees receive the training needed to complete a Level 2 apprenticeship in areas including customer service, retail, cleaning, food and beverage service, support services in healthcare, business administration and team leadership.
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Fresh thinking training scheme kick-starts careers
Young people from across Essex have been given an opportunity to kick-start their career with a ground-breaking apprenticeship championed by MITIE.
The Facilities Services Apprenticeship was devised as part of MITIE’s 10 year contract with Essex County Council and MITIE will be recruiting another 11 Facilities Services Apprentices as well as five Mechanical and Electrical Apprentices this year thanks to its successful first intake.
The new apprenticeship framework, which encourages young school leavers to gain recognised qualifications, is the first of its kind and was developed and delivered by total solutions training company Jigsaw Training. Continue reading “Fresh thinking training scheme kick-starts careers” »