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3
Jul

Key Recruitment and Training has Been Accredited

Key Recruitment and Training has been accredited with the Quality Mark for delivery of Apprenticeships to the Health Sector by the Skills For Health. Jim Clarke, CEO Key Training Group, said: ‘Having recruited over 100 Apprentices during the last year for Doctors Surgeries through to NHS Trusts, we are now in a position to multiply this delivery across England. We

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29
Jun

National Apprenticeship Week – The 5% Club Survey

Today marks the start of National Apprenticeship Week and to celebrate we are publishing the results of our survey of The 5% Club members. The survey provides a fascinating insight into members’ views, for example: 89% of respondents said Brexit would not impact on the number of apprentices they take on 76% of respondents cited availability of information on apprenticeships

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28
Jun

Housing Associations and the Levy

The Apprenticeship Levy, which will be introduced in April 2017, is a key policy in the government’s drive to hit its target of 3 million new apprentices by 2020. All large employers across all sectors, with a payroll in excess of £3m per year, will be impacted regardless of whether or not they currently offer apprenticeships. It has been estimated

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26
Jun

Schools and the Apprenticeship Levy

The Apprenticeship Levy will be introduced in April 2017, and is a 0.5% payroll tax to fund apprenticeship training, paid by any organisation with a payroll bill of more the £3Million per annum. So does this mean that the majority of schools will be unaffected? No, in fact ALL schools will be affected by the Apprenticeship Levy; how they will

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25
Jun

Key Recruitment and Training enters Recruitment International’s Supplier Awards 2017

Key Recruitment and Training, a national provider, has, over the last four years, recruited and placed over 4,000 unemployed young people in a permanent job and then delivered an office based Apprenticeship to them. Upon completing their apprenticeship, 85% of these apprentices remain in sustainable employment. One of our key sectors… Read the full article here

20
Mar

Joanne Wynn – Ward Hadaway

I have been working in law firms since I was 16, I started out as an office junior and completed a Level 2 NVQ in IT. I then became a float secretary and was then promoted to a partner’s secretary around 12 months later. My first NVQ was a fundamental part of my development at that time. I then left

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20
Mar

Mojnu Miah – Newport Pagnell Medical

In April 2013 I started my customer service apprenticeship with Key Training with Lesley Jones as my trainer. I made some bad choices after I left school and dropped out of college twice from A levels and doing a BTEC course for less than a month. I felt like the ‘normal’ system was not for me as well as probably

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20
Mar

Kate Fenwick – Key Training Ltd

My name is Kate Fenwick and I am 18 years old. I decided when I was 16, that I did not wish to study at college or sixth form, I wanted to gain an apprenticeship. I attended an interview for the position of Recruitment Apprentice at Key Training, and was overwhelmed when I was offered the job. I was so

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14
Mar

Falcon Medical Group

I am an Admin Manager formally with Falcon Medical Group. At Falcon we employed 4 Admin Apprentices over approximately 3 years. I found the recruitment process very good. We were telephoned with a short bio on the candidate. We then organised an interview date that fitted in with the Practice and once appointed Key did all of the background work

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14
Mar

Lightning Fire Ltd

Please allow me to briefly introduce myself, my name is Dave Green and I am the joint Managing Director at Lightning Fire Ltd (LFL). I am the main contact for Key Skills Training and am also Danielle’s mentor at LFL. I initially had telephone conversations with Laurie as we discussed the overall apprenticeship scheme and how it works prior to

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