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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Masterclasses, Professionals and awesome contacts; what makes us Digital training specialists

What makes us Digital, Creative and Marketing specialists. Yep: bold claim but good reasons for saying so: Firstly: It’s all we offer. Well we do some business administration as well but everything else is some form of a Creative, Digital or Marketing apprenticeship. And we do everything – from working...

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Life of an apprentice: Digital Marketing Apprentice Lisa Voss keeps us updated with her time at Formation Media.

A few months ago we published a blog about the first three months of Lisa Voss's Digital Marketing Apprenticeship at digital marketing and website design agency Formation Media. Lisa has continued to send us a diary of her time at Formation media. Read them below: March 2018 – Lisa Voss...

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Launch of the Promote WBL Platform

Understanding the future of training with a new digital platform Widening the Gate is part of our Erasmus + funded project Promote WBL. This is an online learning platform for teachers, tutors, coaches and mentors who work with young people. It’s all about helping those professionals better understand Work Based...

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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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