All About Sport
All About Apprenticeships
by Checkatrade
8M ago
In this episode of All About Apprenticeships, we're lifting the lid on apprenticeships in proferssional sport. Careers in professional sport are notoriously short - so how can apprenticeships prepare athletes for life after sport and what role do they play in helping young sporting stars stay on top of their game? Joining host Georgie Frost for this one are Liam Hurt, who played professional cricket for Lancashire and Derbyshire, but is now pursuing a new career in plumbing; Tye Raymont, who is in his first year as a professional rugby player at Sale Sharks - alongside his rugby he’s doing a b ..read more
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All About the Exams....and what comes next.
All About Apprenticeships
by Checkatrade
10M ago
In this episode of All About Apprenticeships, it's all about the exam results....and what comes next. The dust has settled on another year of GCSE and A-Level results and that means it's decision time for millions of young people. But how do you know what the best option is, where do you look for help and how has the landscape changed for the class of 2023?   Joining Georgie Frost are Natasha Devon, a mental health campaigner who helps schools and students manage the transition from college or sixth form to the next stage, whether that's an apprenticeship, work, uni or a gap year. She’s a ..read more
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All About Influencers
All About Apprenticeships
by Checkatrade
11M ago
In this episode of All About Apprenticeships, we're asking, how do we encourage the next generation of apprentices? And could a new breed of trade influencers hold the key? Joining Georgie Frost are electricians Amy Barratt-Singh and Danny Webb, who started their trade careers in their late 20s. They have since established their own company called 'The Power Couple,' where they share a passion for inspiring young individuals to pursue a career in the trades. You can find Amy on Instagram @amythesparky - and Danny @sparkymilan. You can find Checkatrade’s brand new apprenticeship and skills cha ..read more
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All About Training Providers
All About Apprenticeships
by Checkatrade
1y ago
In this episode of All About Apprenticeships, sponsored by Checkatrade.com, host Georgie Frost explores the role of apprenticeship training providers with Jill Whittaker, the CEO of HIT Training, the market leading expert ‘apprenticeship and training provider’ for the UK’s hospitality and catering industry, and KATE TAYLOR, the apprenticeship operations manager at City and Guilds Electrical Training. We also hear from PAUL JOYCE, Ofsted’s Deputy Director for Further Education and Skills and RICHARD PEMBLE, a Specialist Adviser in Policy, Quality and Training at Ofsted, on the state of the nati ..read more
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All About Gaming
All About Apprenticeships
by The HomeServe Foundation
2y ago
It’s an industry worth billions of pounds, and it’s one that leads the way when it comes to technology and forward thinking - so why is the gaming industry so behind the times when it comes to apprenticeships? According to a recent report by Into Games, there are only 35 active apprenticeships in the UK gaming sector - and more than half of those in the industry say they had no idea how an apprenticeship scheme could even work. In this episode business journalist Georgie Frost speaks to Susi Bauer and Declan Cassidy from Into Games, a non-profit that supports people on their journey in devel ..read more
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All About Big Business: why apprenticeships work for Amazon
All About Apprenticeships
by The HomeServe Foundation
2y ago
In this episode award-winning business journalist Georgie Frost talks to Nicola Drury, UK apprenticeship manager at Amazon, to find out why they are investing big into their apprenticeship programme. Plus we hear from Anna Morrison, CEO of Amazing Apprenticeships on why apprenticeships are the perfect way for businesses (very) big or small to find the talent and skills they need to grow. Find out more about apprenticeships at Amazon here and don't forget to check out @national_careers_service or head to Amazing Apprenticeships or UCAS for up to date information on current apprenticeship vacan ..read more
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All About Making a Career Change
All About Apprenticeships
by The HomeServe Foundation
2y ago
In this episode award-winning business journalist Georgie Frost talks to former Paralympian Amy Marren about her career in swimming and her decision to retire and pursue a career in law. They explore why apprenticeships are the perfect way to make a career change. Amy is a British double Paralympian, World and European Champion, and Paralympic Bronze Medallist, who retired from swimming aged 21 to focus on her legal career. Having completed a paralegal apprenticeship in 2017, Amy is currently undertaking a six-year lever 7 solicitor apprenticeship with the in-house legal team at BPP, the educa ..read more
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All About Apprenticeships at the BBC
All About Apprenticeships
by The HomeServe Foundation
2y ago
In this episode award-winning journalist Georgie Frost talks to the BBC's Head of Early Careers and Staff Apprenticeships Sarah Moors, to find out why apprenticeships are so important to the future of the broadcaster, why it is committed to taking on 1000 new apprentices by 2026 and why apprenticeships are the perfect way for the BBC to meet its ambitious diversity targets. Georgie also speaks to Louise Brown, who heads up the BBC's new Apprentice Hub, launched recently in the West Midlands, and talks career paths, career changes and opportunities with one current apprentice Zach Charles (Broa ..read more
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All About Partnerships
All About Apprenticeships
by The HomeServe Foundation
2y ago
All about partnerships - why finding the perfect partner is key to making apprenticeships work for you. In this episode of All About Apprenticeships we’re finding out why partnerships between employers and training providers or between employers and the apprentices themselves are so important when it comes to making an apprenticeship or an apprenticeship scheme work for you and your business.   Award-winning business journalist Georgie Frost speaks to Paul Wright, Apprenticeship Lead at the Cooperative Bank, and Anne Wright (no relation), who is CEO of training provider Workpays, to find ..read more
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The Importance of Apprenticeships: how vital are apprenticeships post-pandemic?
All About Apprenticeships
by The HomeServe Foundation
2y ago
The Importance of Apprenticeships: how vital are apprenticeships post-pandemic?   In this episode of All About Apprenticeships we’re gazing into our crystal ball and exploring the importance of apprenticeships in post-Covid Britain. Georgie Frost speaks to Jon Graham, CEO of JTL - a not-for-profit charity offering advanced apprenticeships in the trade sector – to find out how he sees the role of apprenticeships, and apprentices themselves, in re-building UK plc.   Georgie and Jon also cover why the image of apprenticeships needs to change, and why Jon might just be the Ruud Gullit of ..read more
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