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Themis Apprentices head to Wales for regional finals of World Skills contest
Two highly-motivated Themis Apprentices travelled to Wales for the regional finals of the World Skills contest, competing against some of the very best young Electricians.
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Stars of The Apprentice give top tips at Student Development Day
Two stars who faced Sir Alan Sugar in previous series of The Apprentice visited Burnley College Sixth Form Centre to pass on top tips and great advice to students and Themis Apprentices as part of another successful Student Development Day.
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Apprentice metal worker Tyler to represent UK in WorldSkills finals in Russia
An ambitious Themis Apprentice has proved he is the best young metal worker in the UK by qualifying for the finals of the prestigious WorldSkills contest which is being staged in Russia later this year.
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Neil makes the shortlist for prestigious national Engineering Skills Champion award
The inspirational head of the Centre of Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Excellence at Burnley College Sixth Form Centre, and its Apprenticeship training arm Themis, has reached the final of one of the UK’s top Engineering contests.
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Thomas Woodburn, an Advanced Engineering Apprentice from Themis successfully achieved Gold this month at the 2015 WorldSkills UK competition final in Birmingham. The competition is designed to test competitors’ skills in a range of crucial elements to demonstrate excellence and best practice within Advanced Engineering. Thomas, who is in his third year of his Apprenticeship at Themis and currently works for WEC Group in Darwen, won the Construction Metalwork after surpassing stiff competit...
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Simon Jordan's Blog - May 2015

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It has been an interesting and eventful month already and it’s only really just begun. The General Election has been a great focus for many employers and now the wait is finally over we can discuss how to move forward. So, here’s what we know so far about Apprenticeships and our new Government.   Time will tell how plans will move forward in the coming months, but it’s an exciting time for employers and Apprentices and there is plenty to look forward to. Growth in Construction sector mean...
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