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Develop the skills you need to grow your business. Our organisational development specialists are an extension of your HR resource, identifying opportunities to grow your own talent, saving you time and money. 

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An Apprenticeship allows people to work and train at the same time and is a great way to give your business a competitive edge. Find out how an Apprenticeship can help your business grow.

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Do you find it difficult to recruit new talent to your business? We offer free organisational development support to help fill existing vacancies or advise on long term talent acquisition strategy.

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Kickstart Case Studies
Two case studies from local Kickstarters who have recently been employed.
Apprenticeship Coffee and Chat
Tuesday 5th April
The Modern Sales Environment: Create, Commit, Close
Linked to his three-part webinar mini-series Jamie Martin will take you on a journey in making you and your business aware to your future customers an...
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Apprenticeship Employer Case Study - Tim Burghes
We explore the advantages of taking on an apprentice with Digital Marketing Manager Tim Burghes.
Apprenticeship Case Study - Amy Wetherill
As a former A Level school leaver, I had no idea how to start on a career path. After completing further research regarding Apprenticeships, I realise...
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Apprenticeship Case Study- Sarah Pearce
With real life experience truly reinforcing the learning aspect of the role, I find myself being sincerely supported from all aspects, whilst pushing ...
The Post Lockdown Skills Gap
In a new, post lockdown reality can we expect a ‘return to normal’ when all evidence points to a widening skills gap and faltering productivity?
Gained skills whilst working in the Retail Environment
Skills gained whilst facing a range of experiences within the retail environment
Inside the world of hospitality
A deeper look into what life is like for those within the hospitality industry.
GH Webinar
Beyond furlough: the future for your business
Consider your (many) options. Plan ahead. Don't assume the worse. Kathryn Roynon, HR Director outlines the many positive options for your busines...


Guide to apprenticeships in Wiltshire (Work Wiltshire)

Nov 2, 2017, 17:02 PM
A comprehensive guide to all apprenticeship information relevant to Wiltshire including types of apprenticeships, industries, current vacancies and links to further information
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What is an apprenticeship?

An apprenticeship is a real job with training… so you can earn while you learn and pick up some recognised qualifications as you go. Apprenticeships are aimed at young people between the ages of 16 and 24 or adults aged 25 and over.

As an apprentice you’ll be employed and will study for a qualification with the full support and commitment of your employer. Apprenticeships involve a mix of classroom learning and practical hands-on experience in various settings. People who have been in a particular industry for a while, but have a new job role, may also be considered for an apprenticeship.

Key benefits of an apprenticeship:

  • Earn a salary while you learn, as well as other employee benefits.
  • Progress your career – Employers think that qualified apprentices are 15% more employable than those with other qualifications.
  • Achieve sought-after qualifications – apprenticeships are the gold standard for work-based learning, and you can gain valuable workplace skills and experience
  • Learn job-specific skills – your employer will provide ‘on the job’ training. You’ll work alongside them and learn the ropes from inside the business
  • Get paid holidays
Industry sectors :
  • Agricultural & Fisheries
  • Beauty, Hair & Nails
  • Building and Construction
  • Business Services
  • Charities & Social Enterprises
  • Creative
  • Financial Services
  • Government & Public Services
  • Healthcare & Social Care
  • Hospitality & Leisure
  • Information Technology
  • Media and Entertainment
  • Retail & Wholesale
  • Transport & Logistics
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Categories : People, Skills, HR
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  • Apprenticeships
  • Recruitment

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