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Gateshead Council Apprenticeships
An extensive library of different resources for those seeking to become an apprentice or recruit an apprentice.
Durham Council Apprenticeships
Support for local businesses to take on apprentices, offering incentives to recruit young people from County Durham.
Durham County Council
Sunderland Council Apprenticeships
Sunderland Council offers an extensive library of different resources for those seeking to become an apprentice or recruit an apprentice.
Sunderland City Council
Royal Navy Apprenticeships
20 apprenticeships across a wide variety of roles. You’ll get a competitive salary from day one, travel the world, be empowered to make a difference.
Institute for Apprenticeships
Empowering employers to help them define and create high quality apprenticeships
Newcastle City Council Apprenticeships
An extensive library of different resources for those seeking to recruit an apprentice.
Newcastle City Council
North Tyneside Council Apprenticeships
Apprenticeship opportunities available in North Tyneside that business owners can avail of.
North Tyneside Council
Apprenticeships in the North East
Supporting North East businesses in recruiting apprentices.
North East Local Enterprise Partnership (North East LEP)
Apprenticeships in business and industry
Remit help businesses recruit and train their teams through apprenticeships, in the following sectors: Automotive, Business, Food Manufacturing, Health & Social Care, Hospitality, IT & Digital Technology.
Apprenticeships Bishop Auckland College and South West Durham Training
Apprenticeships are practical, hands-on programmes designed to provide you with relevant training, which will enable you to progress within your chosen industry.
Bishop Auckland College and South West Durham Training
Northumberland Council Apprenticeships
A full library of different resources so you can become more educated on the apprenticeship opportunities within the North East.
Northumberland County Council
Code works in partnership with industry experts and employers, allowing us to develop sector responsive training to meet employers’ needs, support business growth and accelerate skills vital to the economy. We offer blended
South Tyneside Council Apprenticeships
Whether you are thinking about taking on an apprentice or need support in recruiting one, South Tyneside Council's Business, Employment & Skills Service are here to help you. The team offers a one-stop shop with information.
South Tyneside Council
National Apprenticeships Service Business Support
Get free, impartial advice and support if you're looking to recruit or upskill existing staff through an apprenticeship.
Apprenticeship Ambassador Network (AAN)
The Ambassador Network is here not only to promote Apprenticeships but to share best practice, provide support and to mentor businesses that are keen to employ an apprentice or introduce Apprenticeships to their current workforce.
Apprenticeship Ambassador Network
Training and Recruitment
End-to-end solutions or bespoke offering to fill any gaps you may have in your apprenticeship programme.
New College Durham Apprenticeship
Professional service supporting employers to review their staffing and business needs, and working with them to formulate a training proposal using available funding
New College Durham
Training and Recruitment - Derwentside
Working with employers across the region, offering support and guidance through the process of employing an Apprentice.
Get In Go Far
Offering apprenticeship positions for companies who are looking to recruit new staff members.
Get In Go Far
Tyne North Training Apprentice
Guidance and support for achieving a successful apprenticeship programme.
Tyne North Training
Student Employment Service
Working with local employers to help promote suitable paid opportunities to our students.
Knowledge Transfer Partnerships
Sunderland College is one of the largest colleges in the North East and a leading training provider with a proven track record for success.
Register of apprenticeship training providers
The register lists the organisations that are approved to deliver apprenticeship training to employers using the apprenticeship service.
Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship
Candidates will work full-time in your organisation while supported by the University, while studying towards a BA (Hons) Business Leadership and Management Practice
Newcastle City Learning
Support with recruitment of apprentices and ongoing support throughout the process with one of our dedicated Coordinators
Newcastle City Learning
Carillion apprenticeship advice
This is a hotline service that has been setup by CITB for any Carillion apprentices affected by the closure or an employer who would like to discuss supporting a Carillion apprentice.
Construction Industry Training Board (CITB)
Creative & Cultural Skills Apprenticeships Advice
This scheme offers information and guidance on all apprenticeship matters, from Government policy through to the employment and management of apprentices.
Creative and Cultural Skills
Gateshead College work closely with you to understand your business challenges, training needs and ambitions for the future, designing training solutions that are tailored to your organisation
Services for Business
The University of Sunderland provides businesses with access to a wide variety of services and benefits. Whether you are looking for business advice, temporary or permanent employees, training for your workforce, or access to worl
University of Sunderland
Providing business owners with the short-term recruitment of their students to find a solution to a business or marketing need.
Newcastle University Business School
Process Improvement Apprenticeship
South Tyneside College’s Process Improvement Techniques adult apprenticeship has been built around industry requirements. We teach people from all sectors about Lean Concepts, improving the efficiency and effectiveness of th
South Tyneside College
Retrain, regain, retain
Retrain, regain and retain an older workforce through mid-life career reviews, courses and training.
National Careers Service
Fuller Working Lives
CITB Apprenticeship Grants
Apprenticeship grants available for construction-related occupations only.
Apprenticeship Funding: Employing an Apprentice
Government funding to cover some of the cost of training and assessing an apprentice.
In conversation with Michelle Rainbow, Skills Director
All employers in England will soon have access to all the benefits of the apprenticeship service.
26th June 2019
2 MINUTE READ
Apprenticeship experience: Sterling Pharma Solutions
Chris Wiper explains what the 20% off-the-job training for apprentices at Sterling Pharma Solutions Ltd involves.
22nd May 2019
3 MINUTE READ
Our Apprenticeship Experience: George Smith
Leading furniture maker, George Smith, is passionate about supporting apprenticeships.
8th April 2019
North East Growth Hub welcomes new Connector
Former International Trade Advisor, Craig Harrison, appointed as Growth Hub Connector.
4th March 2019
Our Apprenticeship Experience: Brewin Dolphin
Brewin Dolphin share their views on the value and importance of apprenticeships.
Our Apprenticeship Experience: Lookers
Matthew Clay, Group Qualifications Manager, and Kirsty Pickering, Apprentice Technician, discuss their experiences.
5th October 2018
Apprenticeships with Newcastle Building Society
Karen & Callum from Newcastle Building Society explain how apprenticeships operate at the region's leading building society.
14th September 2018
Real Business Story: Northumbrian Water
We speak to Northumbrian Water about why they’ve decided to embrace apprenticeships and how it's impacting on their business.
12th September 2018
Apprenticeships, Internships and Volunteering
What's the difference between apprentices, interns and volunteers? And what benefits do each bring to your business?
10th September 2018
5 MINUTE READ
Fuller Working Lives - Recruit: Derwentside College
Derwentside College’s Principal Karen Redhead describes the college’s pioneering work so far with the over 50s.
5th September 2018
Transferring unused apprenticeship levy funds
Knowing what you can do with your unused levy funds has been sending some employers into a quandary. Find out more.
9th August 2018
Taking on an apprentice: a step-by-step guide
This step-by-step guide will give you all the information you need to employ an apprentice
8th May 2018
Real Business Story: tombola
From startup to scaleup, James Beard, Chief Operating Officer at tombola, discusses the company's rise to market leadership
16th April 2018
2 mins with Muckle LLP
Jason Wainwright, Managing Partner at Muckle LLP, discusses the benefits of a degree-level apprentice schemes...
7th March 2018
Let's talk about...apprenticeships with George Ritchie
This month we got to speak to George Ritchie MBE about how hiring an apprentice could be the answer to staffing issues
Real Business Story: Sterling Pharma Solutions Ltd
We speak to Sterling Pharma Solutions about the value of degree-level apprenticeships for the employer and the employee
Why take on an apprentice?
There has never been a better time to employ an apprentice or start an apprenticeship. Here's why...
What is the apprenticeship levy?
The apprenticeship levy is an amount of money some UK employers are required to pay to fund new apprenticeships.
The answers to some frequently asked questions businesses have about taking on an apprentice
North East LEP response on Carillion
On Monday 15th January 2018, the High Court appointed the Official Receiver as liquidator of Carillion Plc.
2nd February 2018
Scaling up? Should you promote, or recruit?
Is internal promotion or external recruitment best for your business?
11th September 2017
4 MINUTE READ
Mind the skills gap
Cast a critical eye over your to understand how the skills present in your team make an impact.
1st September 2017
Using your apprenticeship levy to pay for training
If you're an apprenticeship levy paying employer, find out how to use your funds to pay for training
1st August 2017
Championing leadership and talent
Michaela Reaney, MD of Gradvert, is known for championing leadership - here's her take on how to be effective
28th July 2017
Degrees and higher level apprenticeships
Find out more about the advantages higher levels of training can offer your business
23rd June 2017
Six steps for hiring apprentices
Rob Dodds, from Unipres, gives his top tips for recruiting apprentices
How it affects me: The Apprenticeship Levy
It’s important for all businesses who employ people to know what the Apprenticeship Levy means for their business...
22nd March 2017
8 MINUTE READ
Offering more than just jobs...
The North East’s top football clubs are leading the way with corporate social responsibility...
15th March 2017
My apprenticeship experience: ITPS
Gateshead-based ITPS have been offering ICT apprenticeships since 2002, helping 36 young people kick-start their careers.
6th March 2017
6 MINUTE READ
My apprenticeship story: Nifco
North East-based Nifco UK employs 600 people and is committed to its own apprenticeship programme.
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