Apprentices will be the lifeblood of 2022 and beyond

Themis is the apprenticeship training arm of Burnley College, the number one college in the country, working with employers large and small to create a highly-skilled and motivated workforce of tomorrow.

We believe that Themis apprentices truly are the lifeblood of business – that’s any business, from your traditional construction trades and engineering through to high-tech security and IT systems, including higher level Project Management and Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeships.

Themis apprentices are the future and bring so much to business. Much more than you may initially think.

The latest skills and knowledge

They're your direct conduit to the very latest skills and knowledge which are driving your sector forward and which will help you stand head and shoulders above the rest of the competition.

Themis apprentices are trained by the best to be the best. Themis tutors and trainers are experts within their chosen specialisms and bring with them a wealth of industry experience. They're passionate about ensuring Themis apprentices have the skills and knowledge that matter to business - your business.

That's why Themis is committed to working closely with employers - large and small - to tailor our training to match the needs of industry, now and in future. Through regular forums and roundtables, we build relationships with employers, open communication channels and create adaptable training packages that work.

Future leaders

Themis apprenticeship training covers much more than industry-specific skills and knowledge. 

Themis apprentices are innovative and highly motivated individuals with a real passion to be the very best and take their career to the next level, supporting your business to reach even greater heights.

At Themis we nurture this talent and ambition, giving apprentices the confidence and ability to 'think outside the box' - whether that's problem-solving a specific issue within your business; creating new more efficient and cost-effective working practices or leading on projects.

A Themis apprentice is a #futureboss in waiting.

Resilience and determination

Themis tutors and trainers have high expectations of apprentices and will push them to be the very best they can be.

From the rigorous application and selection process to become a Themis apprentice (which demands commitment and dedication) to training within Burnley College and the workplace, every Themis apprentice understands exactly what it takes to succeed in their chosen profession.

We ensure Themis apprentices have a work ethic that sets them apart from the rest and are given the strategies and tools to overcome every hurdle in their way, to see setbacks as learning opportunities and to ensure they remain agile and multi-skilled, to adapt their training to their employer's needs.

Motivation and energy

Themis apprentices breathe new life into the workforce, bringing with them fresh ideas and new perspectives which energise the workplace.

They're enthusiastic learners, keen to acquire what skills and knowledge they can from your existing employees to add to their own in college training. 

With training in workplace behaviours and health and safety, they can fit seamlessly into any business and hit the ground running, making a difference to your business from day one.

CASE STUDY: The best of the best apprentices

Themis apprentices stand out from the crowd - and they've got the regional, national and international credentials to prove it.

Such as Bethany Cobb, a Level 3 Mechatronics Apprentice with The Senator Group.

Bethany has been named as a finalist in the prestigious Enginuity Skills Awards, which recognise the UK's leading talent within the Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing sectors.

Such as Tom Race, a Level 3 Plumbing Apprentice with Pinnacle Plumbing and Gas Services

Tom was named Learner of the Year in the national HIPS magazine contest, competing against top Apprentices and trainees in a six-hour practical installation which tested his skills to the limit.

Such as Kieran McShane, a Level 3 Welding Apprentice with WEC Group.

Kieran made it through to represent Team GB in the WorldSKills contest, following in the footsteps of colleague Tyler Atkinson, who travelled to Russia to compete in the latest WorldSkills contest.

Such as Nicola Donovan, a Level 2 Apprentice Early Years Practitioner with Whalley Pre-School.

Nicola reached the regional finals of the National Apprentice Awards in 2021 where she was praised for her dedication, her passion for education and the ways in which, alongside inspiring children in her care, she inspires her colleagues and employers, too.

Our apprenticeship offer:

  • Accountancy
  • Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering
  • Business
  • Childcare & Teaching
  • Construction
  • Digital Marketing
  • Horticulture
  • IT
  • Science Industries
  • Sport & Fitness
  • Warehousing & Logistics

www.burnley.ac.uk/themis

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