Success for Bridgwater & Taunton College during National Apprenticeship Week

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Bridgwater and Taunton College Apprenticeship Week

Bridgwater & Taunton College’s campuses saw an influx of visitors and employer guests at their open evenings during National Apprenticeship Week 2018.

Nearly thirty employers with vacancies attended the Bridgwater campus events, looking to meet with potential apprentices, and for visitors to see they types of jobs available and to speak to a wide range of employers dedicated to employing apprentices for their business

There were also apprenticeship talks from employers such as Thatchers Cider, Sedgemoor District Council, EDF, and Wessex Water, plus presentations by current and past apprentices, who were able to talk about their experiences in their studies and employment.

An apprenticeship is a work-based training programme for a new or existing employee over the age of 16. As there is no upper age limit to becoming an apprentice, the college saw a record number of adult visitors interested in apprenticeships attend the events.

Bridgwater & Taunton College is the largest provider of apprenticeships in the South West, with a proven track record, plus business development and curriculum teams to support the programmes at every level.

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Apprenticeship programmes are available at Level 2 (GCSE equivalent), Level 3 (A Level equivalent), or Levels 4 and 5 (Degree equivalent).

The college’s business development department consists of a dedicated team of highly experienced managers, employer account managers and apprenticeship experts with a wealth of knowledge, experience and expertise in the sector.

They have an enviable knowledge of apprenticeship policy, in areas concerned with funding, the Levy, and recruitment, and innovative training solutions that support skills gaps and address business needs, specific to each employer they work in partnership with.

To discuss any aspect of apprenticeship delivery through Bridgwater & Taunton College, please contact the dedicated business development team: 01278 655111 or email business@btc.ac.uk.

 

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