Changes to apprenticeships guide booklet
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The way Apprenticeships are being funded and managed is changing, with lots of new rules coming into effect in April 2017. Buckinghamshire Business First in association with the Bucks Skills Hub have put together a guide to help you understand … Read More

Jacob Webb – My career path after an apprenticeship
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You may have seen Jacobs story on Wannabe before as we had a short case study about his apprenticeship at Trinity Health where he spoke about how much he enjoyed the apprenticeship and the skills he was learning through working … Read More

National Apprenticeship Week 2017 – 6th-10th March
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Every year the National Apprenticeships Service runs the National Apprenticeship Week to celebrate and promote apprenticeships in the UK, and this year it’s bigger and better with a huge line up of national events and local independent events being run … Read More

‘The Big Assembly’ Guinness World Record Attempt – 7th March 2017
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During National Apprenticeship Week, ‘The Big Assembly’ This GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title attempt aims to set the record for the largest online careers advice seminar EVER Schools, young people, parents, careers advisors and employers from across the nation are invited … Read More

Bucks #TalentTuesday Apprenticeship & Traineeship Events
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Opps in Bucks in partnership with Bucks Business First have arranged a series of 3 events across Buckinghamshire to bring together businesses and students & young people under the age of 24 who are considering an apprenticeship or traineeship in … Read More

Apprenticeship Reforms Webinar: Department of Education
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The way apprenticeships are funded is changing, therefore the DfE are running a webinar for schools and stakeholders to explain what this means for them in future. For more information take a look at the poster below, and to register … Read More

What is an Apprenticeship?
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This site guides students through what an apprenticeship is and who they are for. It also takes them through eligibility and they can get started in search for an apprenticeship. There are also sections for employers, teachers and parents to … Read More

The Changing Perceptions of Apprencticeships
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As more and more apprenticeships opportunities become available to young people for new careers and industries, there has been a shift in the perceptions that parents have of taking the route of an apprenticeship in to a job. The infographic below … Read More

What I wish I knew – Tom
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Tom is an Administration Apprentice at Stroud District Council. He talks about what his job entails, his qualifications, what he enjoys most about working, his typical day and what he has learnt. Tom enjoys working with people, working with IT … Read More

What I wish I knew – Kathryn
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Kathryn is an Administration Apprentice at Stroud District Council. She talks about why she chose the apprenticeship route rather than University after she completed her A level studies and the advantages to this. She completed work experience in a local … Read More

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