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Video Guidelines to the apprenticeship service

Employers: Do you need help with the Apprenticeship Service?   The ESFA has brought out a playlist of video guidelines to help you to familiarise your company with the Apprenticeship Service from registering, setting up an account and adding new apprentices, to...

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Supporting Apprentices Service – for Mental Health

Did you know that one in ten young people experience a mental health problem? One in six adults experience a common mental health problem every week. (Source 2014 adult psychiatric morbidity survey) Are you an IPS Apprentice experiencing mental health difficulties at...

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Commended Apprentices in the BTEC Awards 2018

IPS International is proud to announce that two of the apprentices from South Eastern Railway have been Commended as BTEC Adult Learner of the Year and BTEC Engineering Student of the Year at the BTEC 2018 Awards. IPS BTEC Tutors nominate several apprentices that they...

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Engineering Education Scheme 2018 – The conclusion

On the 3rd May, the conclusion of the Engineering Education Scheme took place at the University of Kent, Canterbury. The charity scheme run by the EDT focuses on the underlying aim, to give students interested in STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering, and...

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IPS Workshop Tour with Kelly Tolhurst MP 2018

Kelly Tolhurst Member of Parliament for Rochester & Strood visited the IPS Workshop at Northbank House on Friday the 20th April and congratulated apprentices on their recent apprenticeship achievements. Kelly met with a cohort of achievers from the Engineering and...

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IPS Engineering Apprentices Personal Development Week 2018

We know apprenticeships provide skills in the employment and life skills within the workplace, but we feel the personal development of an apprentice is an essential factor of their experience. Therefore, IPS offer the chance to visit Bowles Rocks Learning Development...

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National Apprenticeship Awards 2018 open for entries

  IPS were honoured to be invited on to the judging panel for the National Apprenticeship Awards in 2017, and now the Awards are open for entries for 2018 with new categories!   The National Apprenticeship Awards are now in their fifteenth year and were...

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Engineering Education Scheme 2018 – Progress

IPS and Darrick Wood School updates on their Engineering Education Scheme 2018  project – the implementation of drones within a café environment to serve customers their orders. The Engineering Education Scheme, run by EDT is a project that puts together students...

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