The skills gap in the UK is becoming a serious concern with university graduates failing to secure the jobs they studied for. With this in mind, there only seems to be one alternative; Apprenticeships. Apprenticeships enable people of all ages to work full time while studying and securing a qualification in their specialist field. This
In response to the recent ransomware cyber-attacks Estio has taken action by embedding cyber security training modules as an integral part in the delivery of all its IT apprenticeship training programmes. Every Estio IT Apprenticeship now includes specialised training in which apprentices learn about cyber threats, hazards, risks, controls, measures and mitigations to protect organisations,
If you’re contemplating how you could turn your passion for IT into a career, a specialist IT apprenticeship with Estio is definitely the place to start. In this blog our apprentices share their top 5 reasons for chosing an IT Apprenticeship. Each year we train hundreds of young people in all areas of IT including
Apprenticeships are becoming increasingly popular year by year. In 2015/16, there were 509,400 apprenticeship starts in England, 9,500 more than the previous year. The way young people are taking their next steps from high school and college is rapidly changing and it’s clear why; apprenticeships offer great qualifications without the nailed on debt from university.
If your business has never taken on an Apprentice before, it might be daunting to know where to start. Employing a young person as an Apprentice is a great way to build new skills, increase staff motivation and grow your own workforce. However, the world of work is a different place to school or college
Is the IT industry too male dominated? There’s been a lot of said on this subject in the past, all of which may make women think that there’s a reason why so many men want to work within IT and so few women don’t. The Technology sector has a great deal to offer women as
Are you considering an apprenticeship but struggling to find out all the facts. In this article, we look at everything you need to know including what an apprenticeship is, what is involved and where it can lead. How long is an Apprenticeship? The legal duration of an Apprenticeship is a minimum of one year. Apprentices
If you are a young person and considering an Apprenticeship read our advice on Applications. If you have Application Deadlines don’t panic as many training providers, like Estio Training, recruit all year round. “So what are you wanting to do as a career?” You’re probably finding that everyone is asking you this question right now.
Britain’s economy may be gradually gathering momentum again, but businesses are still struggling to grow. The shortage of skills seems to be one of the bigger issues affecting the development of a business. The downfall at this moment in time is the lack of knowledge of how helpful and productive Apprentices actually are! Apprentices can
Read our Factsheet for Employers on the The Benefits of Apprenticeships Apprenticeships are increasingly becoming an integral part of the recruitment strategy within many businesses. Over 130,000 businesses across the UK offer Apprenticeship places because they recognise their effectiveness at increasing productivity, improving business performance and ensuring a committed and competent workforce. Recruiting apprentices enables employers