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17
Jan

Apprentice and Employer Feedback from Ofsted

81% of our Apprentices would recommend Key Training to a friend. January 2019. www.learnerview.ofsted.gov.uk 83% of our Employers would recommend Key Training to other Employers. January 2019. www.employerview.ofsted.gov.uk

3
Jan

Best Companies 2019

Key Training does it again and is accredited as a Best Company to Work For 2019 for the 10th consecutive year. Best Companies Message    

29
Nov

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 opportunities, including apprenticeship schemes, can help address future changes in the workplace, and are

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23
Oct

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 apprentices are employed at The Romans Group (UK) Ltd. Darren Wall, Lead End-point Assessor for Skillsfirst Assess, carried out the showcase reviews, observations in

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13
Sep

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 recommendations for business leaders and government to drive social mobility, whilst at the same time,

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20
Jun

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 report, members of The 5% Club also detail ‘top tips’ to help companies offering earn and

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6
Mar

#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 like/comment post on Facebook, the winner will be the learner that, combined, gets the

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22
Feb

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 2013, is a movement of more than 250 employers providing ‘earn and learn’ opportunities to develop

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16
Feb

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 spells out the Levy reforms which members believe are urgently needed to boost training and deliver the career opportunities

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29
Jan

Triple wins for the Key Group!

The Key Group is pleased to announce that they have achieved: IIP accreditation – for the 26th year in a row plus A best smaller company to work for in the Sunday Times annual survey for the 8th year in a row. In addition to that, last year, over 300 employers and learners took the time to express their delight

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