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
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.
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.
As the school holidays rapidly approach, more and more year 11 leavers will be wondering what to do once their exams are over. Many will be considering A-Levels, others will leave for college, and some bright young individuals will be considering an apprenticeship. There is no ‘wrong’ time to apply for an apprenticeship, but it
Why should my teen complete an IT Apprenticeship? Apprenticeships are constantly evolving year on year, rapidly becoming the number one alternative to college and university for ages 16-24. It’s crucial that as a parent you have an understanding of what it really means to take on an IT apprenticeship and the reasoning behind a young