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Finish line…….

Yesterday we completed the final session of the ASSP staff development programme and received some really great feedback.   Some of the key themes that came out of the sessions were: How do we continue to move forward in developing our sector offer and our curriculum? Can we create an ASSP focus group to meet to […]

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An Employers’ Guide to Financial Services Apprenticeships – now submitted

Exciting news… Following the feedback we received from Stella Turner from the AELPdefinition, we’ve now amended and submitted our draft resources for the ASSP project, just in time for Christmas! If you’d like to have a peek at our ASSP project webpages including an online version of our Employer’s Guide to Financial Services Apprenticeships, you […]

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ASSP showcased in the South East

Last week saw the Annual Conference for all Apprenticeship and Traineeship Providers in the South East of England.  The five local networks (Hampshire, Surrey, Sussex, Thames Valley and Kent) came together for the Apprenticeships Reform Conference.  We were delighted to hear from speakers from Skills Funding Agency, Stewart Segal from AELPdefinition, HMI’s from Ofsted, UKCES […]

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AN AMAZING AFTERNOON AT THE HOUSE OF COMMONS!!

What a fabulous afternoon was had by all at the House of Commons yesterday afternoon, Capital Training Group and Merton Chamber of Commerce were able to celebrate with ‘Graduates’ of the Apprenticeship Staff Support Programme’s ‘Take One Toolkit’…. Thank you to all who attended and special thanks to the amazing organisational skills of Robyn Harley, […]

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CAPITAL TRAINING GROUP’S DISSEMINATION DAY AT THE HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT!!

Capital Training Group and Merton Chamber of Commerce are extremely excited to be holding their ASSP project Dissemination event today at the Houses of Parliament courtesy of our host  Wimbledon MP Stephen Hammond.  Over 50 representatives from London Training Providers, Colleges & Local Authorities will be attending a ‘Champagne Afternoon Tea’ to celebrate the achievements […]

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Second Apprenticeship Event

Due to the success of the first apprenticeship event we have organised a second event for Wednesday 17th December.  We will be inviting all of the 34 employers on our contacts list and also advertising the event in the local paper so that it is open to other businesses should they wish to come along.

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Apprenticeship Event number one

The apprenticeship event held on the 11/11/2014 was a great success which provided local employers with the opportunity to network and share their experiences of having apprentices with employers that have not had apprentices in the past.  From the event we have established a contact list of 34 local employers that are interested at engaging […]

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Apprenticeship Support Programme

Functional Skills tutors created a draft copy of the resources and have supplied these to a Tutor and Employer in both the Hair and Motor Vehicle sectors for testing.  We have also engaged an external design company to have the Functional Skills resources made for the employers and tutors.

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ASSP at the VET Conference

Economic Solutions attended the VET conference as one of four project leads to share the resources developed for both strands of the proejct so far.  The workshops were a great opportunity to get some initial feedback from different providers and colleges on the project journey and final resources. The workshops allowed us to discuss the […]

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VET conference – National Skills Show

In Touch Care attended and presented at the VET conference at the National Skills Show. It was a great opportunity to disseminate our progress so far with our project. There were not as many attendees as hoped for but the small numbers allowed for a more personal delivery which was also aided by the ‘speed […]