News

27
Mar

Surviving Lockdown with Kids at Home

While many of us look forward to the school holidays and weekends with the kids, the prospect of trying to work from home whilst keeping our children entertained is tricky business. While we have to stick to work schedules and attend meetings, we can’t forget our children are having a tough time too, and maintaining balance is key to keep

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27
Mar

Top Working From Home Tips

Working from home isn’t a new thing, in fact around 1.5 million people in the UK do it every week. However, this number has grown massively due to the coronavirus outbreak, with thousands of people now working from home for the first time. Whether you’re self-isolating or not, if you’re working from home with family around or on your own,

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16
Oct

Key Training Successful Partnership

Just over 12 months ago, here at Key Training, we welcomed our first British Transport Police learner onto one of our hugely popular short courses, funded through the Adult Education Budget. It was an exciting prospect but little did we know just what a fantastic partnership we had embarked upon! Since then we have had over 80 successful completions in

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16
Apr

Key Training: A Runner-up in National Awards

KEY TRAINING was runner-up in the national awards for:         BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION APPRENTICESHIP PROVIDER OF THE YEAR.  ‘A great honour’ said Jim Clarke, CEO Key Training, ‘especially as this category includes the successful delivery of Apprenticeships in Business Administration, Customer Service, Recruitment, Team Leading and Management. Fantastic recognition for all our staff who have helped us get there!.’ The finalists

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5
Mar

National Provider Awards 2019 with Robert Halfon MP at The Houses of Parliament

5
Mar

Abbie’s Experience with Key Training

‘INTRODUCING APPRENTICE ABBIE BERRY, THE 6,000th UNEMPLOYED YOUNG PERSON PLACED WITH AN EMPLOYER BY KEY TRAINING OVER THE LAST 6 YEARS AND REMAINING IN SUSTAINABLE EMPLOYMENT. ABBIE IS AN APPRENTICE AT CMS IN SEAHAM AND WINS AN iPAD MINI FROM SKILLSFIRST AWARDS, SPONSORS OF THE AWARD FOR EVERY 1,000 UNEMPLOYED YOUNG PERSON WE PLACE IN A JOB WITH AN APPRENTICESHIP.’

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6
Feb

2019 Apprenticeship Awards

Over the last few weeks organisations across the Northamptonshire Health and Care Partnership have been nominating colleagues for the 2019 Apprenticeship Awards.  The event takes place during the National Apprenticeship Week to celebrate the success of apprentices and to recognise the valuable contribution they make to the NHS and social care, patients and our communities. Our 3 Key Training Apprentices

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4
Feb

AELP appoints its first Devolution Director

The Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP) has made a senior and very experienced staff appointment in response to fast moving developments in the devolution of skills budgets in England. As AELP’s new Devolution Policy and Implementation Director, Harminder Matharu, who has previously worked for the Skills Funding Agency and Open University, will initially focus her energies on building

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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