Apprentices Speak: From Apprenticeship to Disney

Once Upon A Time from An Apprenticeship to Disney Getting a top position in a large company can take decades. Hard work, dedication, setbacks and a little bit of luck are often the ingredients for success. Quite often those initial stages of a career can dictate what happens in the...

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The summer: It is like Christmas for recruiting apprentices!

Hannah Still from our recruitment department talks about what she is up to in our busiest time. My name is Hannah Still and I oversee the recruitment department for the apprenticeships here at Creative Alliance. We deal with all the applications, screen the candidates and work with employers to organise...

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We’re Hiring: Trainer / Assessor in Project Management, Team Leading, Customer Service & Business Administration Apprenticeship Standards.

Trainer / Assessor in Project Management, Team Leading, Customer Service & Business Administration Apprenticeship Standards. Full-time & part-time hours available PAYE (although freelancers would be considered) 12-month fixed term contract £25-28k per annum dependent on experience   Closing date: 17th September 2018 Interviews: w/b 24th September 2018 Potential Start Date:...

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We’re Hiring: Evaluation Co-ordinator

Evaluation Coordinator Part-time / Flexible hours available PAYE (although freelancers would be considered) 12-month fixed term contract £20k per annum pro rata Closing date: 17th September Interviews: w/b 24th September t.b.c. Potential Start Date: October   This post is supported with funding from the Key Fund Enterprise. For more information...

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We are Hiring: Trainer / Assessor in Creative & Digital Media & Digital Marketer Apprenticeships: role now called Development Coach

Trainer / Assessor in Creative & Digital Media & Digital Marketer Apprenticeships: role now called Development Coach   Full-time & part-time hours available PAYE (although freelancers would be considered) 12-month fixed term contract initially which will be extended upon satisfactory progress reviews. £25-28k per annum dependent on experience   Closing...

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How to access levy funding for apprenticeships.

Government funding rules for the apprenticeship levy changed for small business benefit. In May 2017 the government brought in a new scheme called the Apprenticeship Levy. Now you may already be very familiar with this scheme or it may be a completely new term to you. Recently, when explaining this...

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Diversity & Work Based Learning: Stories about some of our European work

Is Diversity at work an issue? Diversity & Inclusion: Is a bit of an issue getting the workforce of the creative and cultural industries to reflect the makeup of its audiences and customers. As an industry we are incredibly open to ideas but if we truly look at our industry...

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Employer Case Study: Eastnor Pottery

Employer Jon Williams from Eastnor Pottery talks about his experience hiring and training apprentices We like to make sure what we do as a training provider is right for employers and the apprentices we work with. One of the ways we do this is to speak to employers about their...

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Employer Case Study: The Mighty Creatives

We talk with Rosanna Cant the communications manager for the Mighty Creatives about being an employer of apprentices. We like to make sure what we do as a training provider is right for employers and the apprentices we work with. One of the ways we do this is to speak...

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Apprentice Speaks: Jordan Walker – Hard Working apprentices get success.

Home Grown Creative, Digital & Marketing Talent As part of our ongoing campaign to speak to apprentices, past, present and future to tell the stories of how Creative Alliance is allowing talent to forge the career they deserve. Jordan Walker’s story is an example of how organisations have worked together...

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