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Semi-finalists still smiling

27th April 2017

We recently welcomed 9 electrical apprentices to the regional semi final of the 2017 NICEIC-ELECSA Electrical Apprentice of the Year competition.  It's the first time we've hosted such a competition, which was open to all Level 3 electrical trainees nationwide. Entries for this year were up 28% on 2016, so all the candidates…

Minimum Wage Increase

30th March 2017

This year's increase in the National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage comes in on 1st April.  There are different rates depending on the worker's age, and whether they are an apprentice. We are making sure that all our apprentices and employers are aware of the new rates. 

Tours and Tasters

29th March 2017

We opened the doors of our two training centres for Open Mornings during National Apprenticeship Week Lots of young people and their families came along to see the centres and find out about gas, plumbing and electrical apprenticeships.   As well as going on tours of the centres, they had…

#NAW2017 - it's here

6th March 2017

We're supporting National Apprenticeship Week.  As well as our own Open Mornings, we're participating in events across our region. We'll be at careers fairs at schools in Crawley, Billingshurst and Worthing, and at the Jobs Fair at Portsmouth Guildhall.  On 7th March we're at the Towner Gallery in…

Apprenticeships Open Morning

9th February 2017

We're taking part in National Apprenticeships Week 2017 by holding Open Mornings at our Burgess Hill and Portchester Training Centres on 4th and 11th March.  At the Open Mornings there’ll be tours of the training centres including the workshops and classrooms, and the trainers will be on…

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