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 »

Working & living the last year almost completely locally, one of the things we’ve learned even more in lockdown, is how much we appreciate the amazing environment we’re lucky to be surrounded by at Cambrian training – at our Welshpool home, and across Wales. So, as we hopefully make our steps towards working with apprentices… Read more »

Welsh companies that want to boost their business through hiring new apprentices may be eligible for up to £4000, it has been announced. A further £18.7 million will be invested to extend the successful Employer Incentive Scheme to support businesses to recruit apprentices in Wales. The Employer Incentive Scheme, which has run since August 2020,… 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 »

Bilingual apprenticeships have been key to the growth of a successful North Wales independent skip and waste management company over the past eight years. Because Thomas Skip and Plant Hire is located in Caernarfon, a predominantly Welsh speaking region, the company says it’s important that staff learn through the medium of Welsh. The company, which… Read more »

Company’s Cambrian Way Path virtual walk will support Marie Curie Staff from one of Wales’ leading apprenticeship providers are encouraging the apprentices and businesses they work with across Wales to join them virtually to walk the 291-mile Cambrian Way Path for charity. Cambrian Training, which has offices in Welshpool, Llanelli, Builth Wells, Holyhead and Colwyn… Read more »

Shrove Tuesday falls 47 days before Easter Sunday and the date varies from year to year because of this. This year Shrove Tuesday is on 16th February so why not try a range of pancake recipes which are sweet or savoury in nature in Celebration of the day. The tradition of eating pancakes on Shrove Tuesday… Read more »

Hi, I’m Sarah Jones a Training officer for Cambrian Training Company. I deliver training in the Business Skills sector – Levels 2, 3 and 4. I deliver Customer Service & Business Administration, both levels 2 & 3, Team Leading level 2 and Management levels 3 and 4. Currently we are doing everything over the phone… Read more »