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Apprenticeships

Apprenticeship reforms, how will they affect your business?

 Jul, 19 - 2017   Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships in England are changing, with the Apprenticeship Levy and simplified funding processes introduced in May 2017. Here’s our overview of the main changes and how they might affect businesses considering taking on an apprentice.   Apprenticeship Levy The Apprenticeship Levy will be paid by employers with a payroll of...


National Apprenticeship Week 2017

 Mar, 07 - 2017   Apprenticeships

This week from the 6th – 10th of March 2017 it’s known as the tenth annual National Apprenticeship Week (NAW). A great showcase on how apprenticeships are considered as the ‘Ladder of Opportunity to a brighter future for all’. Led and co-ordinated by the National Apprenticeship Service, NAW will be highlighting and celebrating the success of apprenticeships...


£2.5 Billion to be invested in Apprenticeship training by 2020

 Aug, 16 - 2016   Apprenticeships

The Government has announced that it will be pumping much-needed cash into the apprenticeships programme over the next 4 years.   The announcement came on the 12th August 2016. The government published proposals for a new funding model for apprenticeships and further details on the apprenticeship levy.   The funding...


Stamping out inadequate training

 Oct, 14 - 2015   Apprenticeships

At long last, The Department for Business Innovation & Skills has indicated that any organisation offering fake or low-quality apprenticeship training could find themselves in court and facing hefty fines.   This latest move is a bid to outlaw inadequate training that can often see students duped into thinking that...


UK could see the ‘age of the apprentice’ thanks to reforms!

 Jun, 29 - 2015   Apprenticeships

According to the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) the government’s apprenticeship reforms could bring about the ‘age of the apprentice’, giving them equal status in society just as with university degrees.   Brian Berry, chief executive of the FMB, explained: “Apprenticeships simply don’t have the status they deserve. The government’s...


National Apprenticeship Week 2015: are you ready?

 Mar, 06 - 2015   Apprenticeships

Are you geared up to support National Apprenticeship Week 2015? This could be the year you take on a helping hand and see for yourself the positive impact an apprentice could have on your firm, particularly when you consider new statistics from gov.uk, which show that businesses report an average...


National Apprenticeship week 2015

 Mar, 04 - 2015   Apprenticeships

National Apprenticeship Week takes place on from the 9th to the 13th March 2015. With the UK skills gap widening, more Apprentices are needed.  National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) is all about encouraging more small businesses to take on apprentices  as well as promoting the wide range of apprenticeships that are...


Dixons Carphone Group Apprentices begin training in Luton

 Jan, 22 - 2015   Apprenticeships

Our Level 3 Apprenticeship programme in Gas Utilisation: Installation and Maintenance is now well under way. This week (19th January 2015) a group of fresh faces from the Dixons Carphone Group began their 11 week journey with Logic4training, to become Gas engineers for the groups service brand, ‘Knowhow’.   These Knowhow...


The cost of an apprentice – You could get funding

 Oct, 07 - 2014   Apprenticeships

The cost of taking on an Apprentice. An apprentice could help you put your business in the spotlight with new talent, fresh skills and motivation, but many sole traders and small business are put off by the cost of taking on an apprentice, as well as the time commitment of...


Join us for the launch of our new Apprenticeships in Luton

 Oct, 03 - 2014   Apprenticeships

Employers of Luton Join us for our Apprenticeships open day on the 30th October! Logic4training would like to invite employers to join us for the launch of our new Plumbing, Heating and Gas Utilisation apprenticeships, which is being held on Thursday 30th October 2014 at our Luton training centre. This...


Calling all Luton firms! Are you looking to grow your business?

 Aug, 27 - 2014   Apprenticeships

Calling all Luton firms! Are you looking to grow your business? If you’re a Luton-based heating and plumbing firm looking to recruit an apprentice – look no further! We are currently running three new apprenticeship programmes, which will help you find a suitable candidate to help take your business to...


Apprenticeships: Could you grow your own talent?

 Aug, 22 - 2014   Apprenticeships

Could you grow your own talent?! As of the 20th August, the government launched 40 new apprenticeships in England as part of a drive to increase the number of young people joining a skills-based career route.   In fact, government figures reveal that more and more school-leavers are turning away from...


Were you an apprentice?

 Jul, 02 - 2014   Apprenticeships

The apprenticeship scheme has lots of benefits – for the young and/or often unemployed apprentices it allows them to embark on a rewarding career and for the employers that support the scheme, nurturing these stars will help their business grow. In fact, 96% of employers that take on apprentices report...


Gas & Electric Smart Meter apprenticeships now available!

 Jul, 02 - 2014   Apprenticeships

Employers looking to recruit an expert in Smart Meter Installations can now benefit from our new apprenticeship scheme designed to match the industry’s top talent with the exact needs of your business. Our Smart Meter Installer Apprenticeship provides businesses with employees who meet all government objectives for the smart meter...