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Luke Pissochet is a Network Services Apprentice working at Burnley College. We asked him to take us through some of the things he does in his job, and it proved to be very varied! Working with Network Services in Burnley College, Luke spends his days helping the 200+ members of staff with their computer and network issues, as well as fixing and optimising machines and taking care of the various technologies like SMART boards around College. Previously a team leader and children's activity lea...
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New research from the Centre for Economics and Business Research  has revealed that apprenticeships will contribute £34 billion to the UK economy in 2014. Including wins for the economy in growing wages, business profits and an overall increase in tax payments from expanding businesses totaling £31 billion, the total also takes an estimated reduction in unemployment benefit payments of £370 million per year into account as well as benefits to organisations while training apprentices...
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An inside look at Mackintosh Apprenticeships

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Mackintosh are a heritage fashion brand, operating from an artisan factory in Nelson, East Lancashire who are currently hiring machinist and sewing Apprentices. Working for an international fashion brand might seem like a career option only to those who have experience in fashion design or who live in larger cities like London or Manchester. Heritage brand Mackintosh have worked hard to prove that this is simply not true and thanks to their keen interest in training highly skilled artisan tailo...
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Emily Stubbs has been a Modern Apprentice at Burnley College for 12 months. Here's a #getingofar insight into what her work is like. Working within the Burnley College Business Admin team and also working closely with Events Management, Emily's role as a Modern Apprentice is hugely varied. From helping to create floor plans for College events to monitoring her own administration workload, Business Admin is rarely close to that image of endless mail Franking and tea-making. Apprenticeships like ...
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Arthur Padgett Ltd are no strangers to awards and now they are up for another prestigious title - Apprenticeships.gov's "Small Employer of the Year" Our award-winning plumbing Apprenticeship provider Arthur Padgett Ltd have been working hard this year to not only create a fantastic working environment, but to tailor their workplace to suit Apprentices starting out in their new careers. The Nelson-based plumbing company were presented with not one but two Themis Inspire and Achieve Awards in ...
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Why do we love Apprenticeships?

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It's no secret that here at Themis that we love Apprenticeships, so we'd like to give you some reasons why. Apprenticeships secure jobs. That's right - beginning an Apprenticeship programme is your first step to a secure career in an industry you're interested in. A long-standing myth often believed about being an Apprentice is that you'll somehow be treated differently to full-time employees but this is simply not true. This route of employment is highly-regarded by employers because it gives ...
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Launching our Apprenticeship Vacancy of the Week

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This week marks the start of our new "Apprenticeship Vacancy of the Week" venture, posted live on Facebook every Monday. Each week we'll be promoting a different Apprenticeship vacancy from around the Burnley, Ribble Valley or East Lancashire area from one of our outstanding employers to give you the chance to see just what's out there. Beginning an Apprenticeship can be a little confusing, especially if training in this way is not familiar. That's why we've decided to post a vacancy each week ...
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Gov.Uk share Apprenticeship "reasons to be cheerful"

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At Themis, we know the amazing opportunities that an Apprenticeship can offer and Gov.UK share the reasons they think Apprenticeships are a winning formula. The benefits of following an Apprenticeship programme come from a wide variety of different areas, from gaining experience to earning a wage while you learn. Here are some of the points Gov.UK made that we really believe too! More people will get the chance to earn while they learn, after more than 20,000 new apprenticeships were pledged b...
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Congratulations, you've got an Apprenticeship interview! Here are some of our best interview tips on what you should do next... Being offered an interview is the next big step you'll take to getting the Apprenticeship you really want. It's important to know exactly what's expected of you, but that's not always easy to guess, especially if this is your first interview in a while. We've come up with some essential interview tips to help you understand what companies want to learn when they meet y...
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Local Engineering Apprentice Courteney Leech is calling for more women to train within engineering after securing a challenging Apprenticeship at a local aerospace company. Courteney, 18, currently training at Themis, Burnley College was offered the position in response to a tireless campaign to break into the industry. After sending her CV to local engineering companies, she was offered a place at a group interview for a local engineering company and triumphed over 100 other applicants. The p...
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Today, BBC Radio Lancashire spoke to Themis apprentices about the growing popularity of Apprenticeships in England. Getting a job after leaving school, college or even university can be tough for young people, which may be one of the main reasons Apprenticeships are rapidly increasing in popularity. Themis Apprenticeships have quickly become some of the most sought-after courses in Lancashire and BBC Radio Lancashire came to Burnley College campus to speak to some of Themis' Apprentices about th...
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