APPRENTICESHIPS VITAL FOR TACKLING FUTURE CHALLENGES IN THE WORKPLACE

Less than 2% of businesses are fully confident that their employees are well placed to take advantage of the rising use of new technology, says The 5% Club in a survey of its employer-members. However, 78% of businesses surveyed strongly believe that earn and learn training...
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Skillsfirst Assess carry out their first EPA’s

Skillsfirst Assess have now completed their first end-point assessments (EPA) on the Customer Service Practitioner Apprenticeship Standard. We would like to congratulate Key Training apprentices Emily Rose Buckthorpe and Callum Allen on their fantastic achievement. Both...
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Apprenticeships key to creating social mobility & economic growth

Improving social mobility and better education and training are two key ways to address the UK’s productivity gap, says a new report from The 5% Club, published today (Thursday 13 September). In its report, the training and skills campaign group sets out a series of...
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Key Training supports new recommendations by The 5% Club to tackle ‘diversity deadlock’

Action from business heads, industry sectors and the Government, is urgently required to drive a more diverse and inclusive uptake of earn and learn[1] placements, according to The 5% Club in its new report, ‘Breaking the Deadlock,’ published today (Wednesday 20 June). In the...
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April 2018. The Apprenticeship Levy one year on.

http://www.open.ac.uk/business/sites/www.open.ac.uk.business/files/files/apprenticeship-levy-one-year-on.pdf      
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#NAW2018 – Star Learner nominations

Key Training are holding a competition for our star learners for National Apprenticeship Week 2018. All nominees have gone above and beyond throughout their programme and have shown great potential, which is why they have been nominated! We have created a poll on Twitter and a...
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Key Training commits to ‘earn and learn’ by joining The 5% Club

Key Training has showcased its commitment to developing its people by joining The 5% Club, an industry led initiative focussed on driving momentum into the recruitment of apprentices, graduates and sponsored students. The 5% Club, initiated by Leo Quinn CEO of Balfour Beatty in...
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The 5% Club – latest thought leadership on Apprenticeships

The 5% Club has produced a new thought leadership report, Fulfilling our potential: Delivering the apprentices the economy needs.  Based on interviews with a cross section of members, this report sets out employers’ current concerns with the Levy.  More importantly, it also...
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