Construction Education & Training

Speaker announced for fbe East Midlands Awards 2018

Speaker announced for fbe East Midlands Awards 2018

Organisers of this year’s fbe East Midlands Awards, which recognise and reward some of the region’s best construction projects, have announced the guest speaker for the 2018 Chairman’s Awards Dinner. Maria Coulter, aka The Construction Coach, is an award-winning coach who works with SMEs and micro-businesses to help them maximise profits and stand out from their competition. A chartered quantity surveyor, whose career evolved into project management and risk management, Maria became a qualified personal …

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Education & Training Health

Local carer invited to 10 Downing Street

Local carer invited to 10 Downing Street

A health care assistant from leading dementia and nursing care home provider Church Farm Care was invited to visit 10 Downing Street in London as part of celebrations marking the 70th anniversary of the NHS. Alice Potter, who joined Church Farm Care’s Cotgrave home in 2014 as a health care assistant, was asked to attend the celebrations at 10 Downing Street last month as a representative of the Nursing Associate Higher Apprenticeship programme, which is …

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Education & Training

Case Study: Life after redundancy with HMRC Derby

Case Study: Life after redundancy with HMRC Derby

In October 2017, the HMRC announced closures across the UK with 130 staff facing redundancy at their Derby office, with that it was confirmed it would hit their 70% of female staff the worst. Those included in the redundancy process were Heather, 36 years employment, Emma, 15 years employment, Linda, 32 years employment and Lisa, 38 years employment. Each of them had begun their careers with the HMRC and were keen to continue working there …

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Education & Training

East Midlands training provider set to open its doors in Leicester!

East Midlands training provider set to open its doors in Leicester!

Leading Training Provider, CT Skills will officially open the doors of their new Leicestershire centre on Tuesday 24th July. This year alone 1,240 people in the East Midlands have enrolled on to life changing courses with CT Skills, which has resulted in an expansion demand for their employment & training opportunities right in the heart of Leicester. CT Skills will be utilising one of the largest Adult Education Budget of any ITP in Leicester, to …

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Education & Training

Hinckley sixth formers get first class money tips

Hinckley sixth formers get first class money tips

Students at Hinckley Academy’s John Cleveland Sixth Form Centre (JC6) have received top tips on managing their money when they go on to work or further and higher education. During two days of money lessons sponsored by Hinckley & Rugby Building Society, the not-for-profit financial education group WizeUp worked with 120 students and 30 of their parents. The Manage your Money workshop covered budgeting, flat sharing, credit cards and credit ratings. A lesson for parents …

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Education & Training

Local MP backing launch of a course designed to support Mansfield residents

Local MP backing launch of a course designed to support Mansfield residents

Local MP, Ben Bradley is backing the launch of a short course designed to support Mansfield residents affected by changes to the benefits system from September 2018. With over 30% of Mansfield residents leaving school with no qualifications, training provider CT Skills will be delivering the free 12 day IT & Employability course which has bespoke Universal Credit and budgeting units embedded. As part of the changes to Universal Credit, it will be essential for …

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Education & Training

Local Training Provider introduce Advanced Sports Apprenticeship for schools

Local Training Provider introduce Advanced Sports Apprenticeship for schools

Apprenticeship training provider, CT Skills has successfully launched the Advanced Apprenticeship in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Physical Education & School Sports, which is one of the first apprenticeships to be aimed at those who are already working within a school setting. The Level 3 Diploma has been designed to support schools by raising their achievement rates through established programmes, tools resources and quality assurances which will enable schools and teachers to deliver a high …

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Construction Education & Training

1 Hour to Change – FREE Construction Webinar & Podcast Training by Construction Coach

1 Hour to Change – FREE Construction Webinar & Podcast Training by Construction Coach

‘1Hr to Change’ is a series of webinars, podcasts and videos produced  by Construction Coach – featuring local and national industry experts. The content is designed to help you be more productive, profitable and have more headspace. Aimed at Construction SME’s and Micro-Businesses in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire and fully funded by the Skills Support for the Workforce Programme in partnership with the D2N2 LEP and Learn Direct. The webinar series starts on Tuesday 8 May …

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Construction Education & Training

WILLIAM DAVIS HOMES IS LEICESTERSHIRE APPRENTICE EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR

WILLIAM DAVIS HOMES IS LEICESTERSHIRE  APPRENTICE EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR

Loughborough-based housebuilder, William Davis Homes was named the 2018 Apprentice Employer of the Year in the Leicester Mercury Business Awards. The company was recognised for its long-running and hugely successful apprenticeship scheme, which has been employing up to ten apprentices annually since the 1960s. William Davis Homes was one of three finalists in the apprentice employer category, which was sponsored and judged by Training for Business, a specialist provider of business-based apprenticeships. Charlotte Moreland, managing …

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Business Education & Training

Celebrating National Apprentice Week

Celebrating National Apprentice Week

Monday 5 March 2018 marks the start of the 11th National Apprenticeship Week (NAW 2018) which runs from 5 to 9 March 2018. During the week employers and apprentices from across England come together to celebrate the success of apprenticeships whilst encouraging even more people to choose apprenticeships as a pathway to a great career. Mansfield based business gifts and promotional merchandise company, Pellacraft is celebrating the achievements of the 8 apprentices it has trained over the …

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