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
How to study: To help you this exam season we’ve researched some of the best ways to help you study and stay focused when revising at home. Create a study time table – This will help you manage your time to suit your exam schedule, also it will stop you from getting distracted as it’s
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
The ideal day in a work environment follows the simple formula: Task arrives, work on task, complete task, move on to next task. Although, ideally we’d like to get as much done in the least amount of time possible, maybe it’s time we had a shake up about our idea of being ‘productive’. Surely the
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.
We’re surmising that one of the reasons you started an apprenticeship is because College and/or University weren’t for you. Congratulations, not only did you choose one of the leading digital training providers, but each apprenticeship standard that we offer gives you key digital skills that any employer will find beneficial. That’s great, right? But why
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
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.
Living in a world where technology is ever changing and advancing is great, you can research absolutely anything and discover so much more than before it was around. We live our lives online, we’re online at work, online when we want to socialise and we’re even online when we want to relax. However, like everything,