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Apprenticeships at UCLan

The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has launched an ambitious strategy to help meet the government’s target of three million apprenticeships in the workplace by 2020. As Lancashire’s largest provider of graduate level qualifications, the university already has one percent…

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Business apprenticeships at Blackpool and The Fylde College

Blackpool and The Fylde College’s roots go back 125 years and the college works with more than 1,000 businesses – nationally, regionally and locally – to deliver bespoke workforce development programmes across a wide variety of sectors. Our highly-rated specialist…

Blackpool and The Fylde College apprentice Special Features

Apprenticeships at Blackpool and The Fylde College

Blackpool and The Fylde College has roots which go back 125 years and the college works with more than 1,000 businesses – nationally, regionally and locally – to deliver bespoke workforce development programmes across a wide variety of sectors. Our…

The Apprenticeship Guide Special Features

The Apprenticeship Guide

Apprenticeships are changing, no longer confined to school-leavers taking up traditional ‘hands-on’ trades. Though they’re still great for that, the scope of industries served has grown and new frameworks encourage existing employees to get involved, too. And yet the implementation…

Blackburn College University Centre Special Features

Apprenticeships at Blackburn College

Blackburn College has a long established track record of successfully providing specialist industry courses and professional qualifications, delivered by our University Centre. In recent years our professional services offer has extended to include Higher level Apprenticeships, including Commercial Procurement and…

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Lancashire Business View marks Apprenticeship Week

In the next edition of Lancashire Business View, we speak to the county’s leading providers to find out what’s on offer for employers. We will hear from Blackburn College, Blackpool & Fylde College, CETAD at Lancaster University, North Lancs Training…

Barton Grange bedroom Special Features

Barton Grange: Where historic charm and modern technology meet

The Barton Grange Hotel is located in the heart of the beautiful Lancashire countryside, yet only minutes from the motorway network. It offers conference and corporate guests all the amenities and high standards of service that you would expect from…

BizSocial Special Features

Bringing businesses and social enterprises together

BizSocial Enterprises was founded to bring businesses and social enterprises together in the one place, as there were so many gaps needing filled and missed opportunities for both. BizSocial was founded by entrepreneur Brian Morrison, who was then struggling to…

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Introducing degree apprenticeships

The new degree apprenticeships give employers the opportunity to upskill existing employees with funding from the government and gives employees the chance to secure a fully accredited degree without the debt. Degree apprenticeships are also a great recruitment tool in…

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