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Completing An Apprenticeship: Jenny’s Story

Jenny, a Digital media marketing apprentice with Contented Limited has just finished her qualification. Creative Alliance caught up with her to see how she feels about reaching the end of her level 3 apprenticeship. "I feel proud that I have managed to study as well as grow professionally. With my apprenticeship...

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Applying For An Apprenticeship: A Cheat Sheet

When applying for an apprenticeship you have to be able to communicate exactly who you are on just a couple of sheets of paper. That's why it's hugely important to make sure you get your application right. Furthermore, it's likely you'll be one of many applicants, meaning you have to...

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Your future after the Apprenticeship

If you are reaching the end of your apprenticeship, you are probably wondering what you will being doing after. What will be your future and career potential. Below are five options that may help you to answer that question:     In A Permanent Position It is highly likely that...

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Level 2,3 And 4 Apprenticeships … What’s The Difference?

Apprenticeship Levels Knowing what level apprenticeships you can or should be applying for can be confusing. The level of apprenticeship you can apply for depends on what qualifications you have, and there are plenty of options for progression once you have completed your chosen apprenticeship. Below is a breakdown of...

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From Education to Workplace: What You Can Expect

Taking the leap from education into the world of work can be daunting. Whilst some people take up part-time jobs during school or college, pursuing a career path through a full-time job or an apprenticeship is a little different. There are some major differences between work and education… Here’s what...

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Growth in apprenticeships benefits businesses

Apprenticeships have been a part of Britain's employment structure for an extremely long time and has aided the country development a number of highly skilled professionals. There are a number of famous individuals who began as apprentices also. Nevertheless, the past has seen that this path taken towards a career wasn't a...

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Are apprenticeships the solution to a surging technology arms solution?

It can be difficult to ensure whether we possess the capability to innovate within a surging technology arms race. In the past, resourcing issues were resolved by outsourcing. Present times now show that CIOs (Chief Information Officers) are seeking new answers when wanting to find talents that could aid in...

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Famous apprentices

Who said being an apprentice doesn't get you anywhere? With the vast variety of apprenticeships available in almost all career sectors such as acting, fashion, food and sports, there is something that anyone can try. Apprenticeships draw in many people with different backgrounds, many famous faces started out as apprentices...

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Myth busting: Apprenticeships

There are a number of common misconceptions that surface with the mention of apprenticeships. Today we're myth busting and putting these misconceptions behind us. "Apprenticeships are only available for young people" While apprenticeships are mostly being taken by school leavers, it doesn't necessarily mean they are exclusive to them. Apprenticeships...

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Reasons to do an Apprenticeship

If you’ve recently finished college and are unsure what you’d like to do next, whether it be progress onto University, or you’re generally unsure what to do for a career – an apprenticeship might be just the thing for you. With the majority of college leavers choosing an apprenticeship either...

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