Local Employers Receive Apprenticeship Levy Transfer Boost

  West Yorkshire centred engineering apprenticeship training provider, Appris has brokered a deal with modular building specialist Portakabin to receive apprenticeship levy transfer funding for 11 engineering apprentices who are employed with other businesses. Government funding rules state that levy paying employers can ‘transfer’ up to 25% of any annual unspent monies to ‘receiving’ SMEs
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Engineering Apprentice Starts Career At Chemical Company

  Airedale Chemical has bolstered its engineering team with the recruitment of a young Bradford apprentice. The Cross Hills based company has welcomed Josh Thorburn to the team as an apprentice maintenance engineer as he begins his career in the chemical manufacturing industry. Josh joins the business from Appris, the charity organisation working with businesses in
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Additional Engineering & Manufacturing Training Centre to Accommodate 70% Increase in Apprenticeship Demand

Appris, a not for profit registered charity, is expanding its engineering & manufacturing apprenticeship provision with the addition of a new Training Centre on its existing site in Laisterdyke, Bradford. To cope with the surge in advanced apprenticeships, specifically in machining, maintenance and welding. The Centre will accommodate up to 78 students each day and
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Engineering Training Centre Awards 2019

The 5th Annual Appris Engineering Training Centre Awards took place on Thursday 20th June 2019.  Shortlisting winners was as challenging as ever for the Tutors considering the high quality of students, but we are delighted to announce the following winners... Cara Kelly – ATB Morley - (Mechanical learner of the Year) Macaulay Carter – Sulzer
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BTEC Level 3 Award in Education and Training – Starting September 2019

Aimed at those who are looking to teach or train in the further education sector including those wishing to work in adult and community learning, work-based learning as well as teaching in further education. Session dates for the next cohort are: Date Session Content Wednesday 18th September Session 1 Understanding own roles and responsibilities Wednesday
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Electronics Sector Funding – Reach Higher Project with WYCC

In conjunction with West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges (WYCC), Appris are delighted to offer the following range of practical and classroom based training to those working in the electronics sector. Reach Higher is managed by the West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges (WYCC) and funded by the European Social Fund (ESF). Click here to view the range of
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National Apprenticeship Week 2019 Summary

Planning for National Apprenticeship Week is challenging and complex. With schools, employers and wider stakeholders asking Appris to attend their events as well as arranging our own Open Evening. The week started with us eagerly awaiting delivery of our new prospectus, which arrived in time for the Leeds Apprenticeship Recruitment Fair at the Leeds First
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Hanson Academy Team Head to F1 in Schools National Final

Bradford based Hanson Academy, has succeeded at the regional F1 in Schools finals and now head to the national finals against 47 other schools at Airbus in Broughton, near Chester, on March 11 and 12. Appris were approached by Simon Clemmett, STEM and F1 in Schools Lead, in September 2018 and we helped machine the main body
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