Recent News

The IPS Engineering Awards 2019 is fast approaching!

The Annual IPS Engineering Awards takes place this Thursday on the 18th July at the Bridgewood Manor Hotel, Chatham. We are excited to celebrate the success of the Engineering Apprentices. Are you?     What does the Award Ceremony entail?   The event is...

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National Apprenticeship starts increase for 2019

National Statistics that came out this month, covering Apprenticeships and Traineeships from August 2018-July 2019 show that there were 311,200 Apprenticeship starts reported so far for the first three quarters of the 2018/19 academic year. This is an increase of 7.1...

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Commended Apprentice in the BTEC Awards 2019

The BTEC 2019 Awards are happening today and we are proud to announce that Apprentice Ross Howells from Southeastern has been commended as BTEC Engineering Student of the Year in the Silver awarding category for this years’ event. Ross had this to say, "It’s a massive...

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National Apprenticeship Week 2020

Save the date! The Government have now announced that the 13th annual National Apprenticeship Week will be held between the 3rd - 7th February 2020. National Apprenticeship Week is an annual week-long celebration of Apprenticeships across England and a chance to share...

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A Parent’s Guide to Apprenticeships

What’s the best possible start for your child’s career? As a parent, you want the best for your child and you want them to get the best possible start in their career. With GCSE and A-level results day fast approaching, are you checking the many options open to them?...

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May 2019: Apprenticeship News

Updates announced by the Education & Skills Funding Agency: 25% of Apprenticeship funding transfer allowance now visible in Employer’s Accounts Levy-paying employers can now see their new 25% transfer allowance in their Apprenticeship Service Accounts, which...

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Mental Health Awareness Week 2019

Mental Health Awareness Week, hosted by the Mental Health Foundation takes places from 13th-19th May 2019. This year’s theme is Body Image and how we think and feel about our bodies. How does body image affect mental health? Body image concerns are not a mental health...

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The National Apprenticeship Awards 2019 entries open

The National Apprenticeship Awards 2019 entries open;  30th April – 24th May 2019. Do you know an Apprentice who deserves to be recognised for their achievements, or an employer who is passionate about Apprenticeships and invested in further training and support? The...

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