Author: Ceri Nicholls

One of the country’s leading apprenticeship providers is extending an open invitation to join in a virtual across Wales walk or run to raise money for Marie Curie. Cambrian Training Company hopes individuals, families, businesses, organisations and sports clubs will join staff in covering the 291-mile distance of the Cambrian Way Path virtually in 60… Read more »

Employers and learners who have excelled in apprenticeship, skills and employment training programmes delivered by one of Wales’ top training companies are set to be recognised next month. Cambrian Training Company is seeking entries for its annual Apprenticeship, Employment and Skills Awards at the Royal Welsh Showground, Llanelwedd on July 28. Entries open on June… Read more »

The owners of an 18th century coaching inn, hotel and eatery in the heart of the historic market town of Machynlleth are investing in staff development as the business bounces back from the Covid-19 pandemic. Charles Dark and his wife, Sheila Simpson, from The Wynnstay, are confident of a busy summer ahead now that lockdown… Read more »

A building at the heart of the famous Chartist riot in Llanidloes in 1839 is springing back to life as a high quality restaurant with rooms, creating up to 20 jobs in the pretty Mid Wales town. Chartists 1770 at The Trewythen, located at the former Trewythen Hotel in Great Oak Street, has been named… Read more »

Finishing college in June and wondering what to do next? Why not think about an apprenticeship? What is an apprenticeship? An apprenticeship is a way for young people and adult learners to gain qualifications while working and getting real life hands on experience. Apprenticeships are available across a range of sectors including; IT, law, management,… Read more »

Have you heard about kick Start? It’s a brand new £2 billion fund created by the Government to help create thousands of work placement for young people. Employers from all industries can get involved. What is it? Funding is available for each job placement that will cover; • Relevant National Minimum Wage for 25 hours… Read more »

WorldSkills UK is part of WorldSkills a global movement in over 80 countries helping to raise standards in apprenticeships and technical education so that more young people can get the skills they need to succeed. The skills competition provides an opportunity for individuals to compete against others across the UK and demonstrate their talent within… Read more »

Criteria to employ an apprentice in Wales within the hospitality sector has recently been amended in order to help businesses rebuild after the COVID pandemic. Previously the criteria meant that existing staff over the age of 25 could only undertake a level 2 within 6 months of starting their role & a level 3 within… Read more »

What is National Butchers Week? Held annually National Butchers Week highlights the great work being done by butchers from around the UK, focusing on the innovation that takes place within butcher’s shops, developing new products and shouting out about the great quality meat we have available in this country. To celebrate we’ve been speaking to… Read more »

Its National Careers Week and choosing what you would like to do after school is both exciting and daunting. There are lots of options available including taking on an apprenticeship. Apprenticeships are sometimes overlooked and often people think they are only for trade jobs (electricians, plumbers, mechanics etc.) but this isn’t true at all there… Read more »