As part of Appris’ continued support within local schools to offer advice and guidance to aspiring apprentices, we attended Whitcliffe Mount School, Cleckheaton, who hosted their post 16 careers event on Friday 15th October. The aim of the event was to give students in Year 11 an insight into the various options they have upon finishing school. Post 16
-> Continue reading The Search for 2017 Engineering Apprentices Begins
Current rates These rates are for the National Living Wage and the National Minimum Wage from 1 October 2016. Year 25 and over 21 to 24 18 to 20 Under 18 Apprentice October 2016 (current rate) £7.20 £6.95 £5.55 £4.00 £3.40 National Minimum Wage rates change every October. National Living Wage rates change every April.
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Client Services Administration Apprentice Administration apprenticeships don’t get much better than this! This is an excellent opportunity to work as part of the membership team for the West & North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce. The main duties of this role are to provide excellent customer service and administration support to members, partners and other shareholders.
-> Continue reading Apprenticeship Vacancy – West and North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce
-> Continue reading CIPD Course Spotlight for October 2016
Following the release of further information on the proposed Apprenticeship Levy, further information can be found on our Levy page.
Appris are delighted to introduce the BTEC Level 3 Award in Education and Training replaces the Award in Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector. Induction for the first cohort of sessions is planned for the morning of Friday 23rd September 2016, followed by four full-day sessions on: Friday 7th October 2016 Thursday 13th
-> Continue reading BTEC Level 3 Award in Education and Training – September 2016
-> Continue reading Why engineering companies choose Appris
We are delighted to bring to market our new 17th Edition Wiring Regulations 3rd amendment update (2015) course. This would be of benefit to practicing electricians, contractors or those in design or management of electrical systems to identify the major changes contained within the 3rd Amendment 2015 and their effect within the existing wiring regulations. More information can
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The long-awaited update to the apprenticeship levy guidance was due to be released on 14th July. However, skills minister Nick Boles resigned this afternoon, which makes it likely the government will delay any policy announcement before appointing and briefing a replacement. The story was broke by FE Week and the full article can be read here.
We are delighted to receive great feedback from two major apprenticeship employers that send their apprentices on our full-time off-the-job programme. These students have complete 9 Performing Engineering Operations Level 2 units and their BTEC Level 3 in Diploma in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering. These students have complete 9 Performing Engineering Operations Level 2 units
-> Continue reading Employer feedback on the Engineering Training Centre
-> Continue reading CIPD Level 3 and 5 Courses – September 2016
We are delighted to announce the winners of the Appris 2016 Training Centre Learner Awards Mechanical Learner of the Year 2016 Winners Shane Fielding, Corroserve (award collected by Shane’s employer in his absence) and George Scarrott, Sulzer Pumps Electrical/Electronic Learner of the Year 2016 Winner Ryan Bedford, Sulzer Pumps Personal Achievement Award 2016
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Safeguarding apprentices effectively makes good business sense for employers.
The heart of Appris’ business is Apprenticeships, specialising in the delivery of Engineering Manufacture apprenticeships. With over 150 member companies and 400+ apprentices across West Yorkshire, Appris is the provider of choice for the engineering industry. Our WorldSkills winning apprentices are an international testimony to the quality of our provision. To compliment the engineering provision, we offer apprenticeships in Marketing, Business Administration, Warehousing and Supply Chain Operations & Management. We also offers commercial training in Management, Personal Development, Health & Safety and Electrical Technical courses. In addition, we offer consultancy on Human Resources and Quality Management Systems, such as ISO accreditations.
To be the training provider of choice for the regions engineering manufacturing industry, where our aim to achieve outstanding teaching and learning supports individuals and employers ever changing needs.
COMPANY MISSION STATEMENT
We provide opportunities to improve and succeed by advising, supporting and developing employers and individuals through training, consultancy and apprenticeships.
To develop, support and empower staff, learners and businesses to achieve their full potential. To enhance skills and knowledge of ourselves and others. To learn through our experiences, relationships, feedback and professional development. To innovate with new ideas through sustainable solutions. To value the contribution of all. To pursue excellence at all levels. To respond to the ever changing needs of customers, qualification, technology and business.