We like to think that our apprentices are experts at going above and beyond their learning schedules with Estio and we often are asked about resources that apprentices can use if they’d like to revise outside of work and their apprenticeship training. While we do provide our own online courses with our custom VLE which
Taking the title of Learner of the Month for April 2018 is Sabrina Sihra, who has been working for Virgin Trains East Coast as a Marketing Apprentice for just over six months! Prior to her apprenticeship Sabrina completed her A-Levels, achieving three A*s in English Literature, Media and Graphics. She said she chose an apprenticeship
Our Learner of the month for March 2018 is Oluchi Ogbonna who has worked for the NHS for just over six months and has now fully integrated into her workplace and her Level 2 Informatics training. Lisa Jones, Oluchi’s manager, nominated Oluchi for her being “Involved in high level projects” and admired her “great enthusiasm
Failure is an important part of being human, through failure we’ve learned to evolve, grow and expand our resources – so why in today’s society do we see failure as such a bad thing? After all, it’s gotten us to where we are now… Essentially it’s because it means you’re wrong. You thought you were
Hey, we’ve all done it. The ‘act like you’re doing something’ move when you’re a little tired and lacking in concentration, we wouldn’t be human if we didn’t. Some would say a little procrastination now and then is healthy – it can allow your mind to reconfigure to tackle your tasks with a fresh outlook.
As of January 2017, the government have been pushing for 3 million new apprenticeship starts by the year 2020, a goal that isn’t so far out of sight. In 2016 there were just under 510,000 new apprenticeship starts alone, with an increase of just under 10,000 from the year before that. However, although that’s an
Whether you’re a student, parent or friend it is a day of anticipation across the country. It’s A-Level results day, some students may be feeling over the moon and some a little concerned. This year’s results saw a record high of top grades being achieved by British sixth formers, despite the harder exams. However, although
We’re not going to sugar-coat it, starting an apprenticeship can be challenging. It’s a new routine, new daily schedules and very possibly your first summer without a long holiday break. With these challenges, it can be easy to feel demotivated and lacking in positivity. Don’t worry though, we’re in this together and if there’s anything
The Digital skills gap continues to grow each year which is why it is vital that your business has employees with the skill sets necessary to enable your business to compete in it’s industry. Let’s assume you’re looking to find your next member of the team, an Infrastructure Technician, for example. Ideally, you’re going to
At Estio we encourage our apprentices to train in our training centres, as this allows apprentices to make the most of their training and feel fully supported on their journey with appropriate guidance. For this reason, apprenticeships such as the ones we offer are frequently compared to other forms of education such as Schools, Colleges and University.