Monthly Archives: November 2014

How to choose an apprenticeship

November 10, 2014 Stephen Smyth - No Comments

If you’ve already decided that university isn’t for you and you’d like to do an apprenticeship, what do you do next? How do you choose what apprenticeship to do? There are lots of factors to consider. What level of apprenticeship? There are different levels of apprenticeships available – for an overview of what these are and what they mean, take a look at our previous article, Apprenticeship Levels explained. What industry? The biggest decision to make is which industry area you want to go into. You might already have a good idea of what it is you want to do, […]

Buckinghamshire Going for Gold

November 6, 2014 Stephen Smyth - No Comments

Bucks Business First and Bucks Thames Valley LEP have joined forces with ATG Training, Aylesbury College, Amersham & Wycombe College and Bucks UTC to launch the “Going for Gold” initiative. Going for Gold aims to improve and showcase the quality of apprenticeships in Buckinghamshire. The key aim of this initiative is to set the gold standard for training being delivered in the region, assuring apprentices that they are getting the best possible training, and employers that their apprentices will have the right attitude and work ethic for their business. The establishment of a benchmark for gold standard Apprenticeships will help […]

GTA England Apprentice of the Year

November 5, 2014 Stephen Smyth - No Comments

ATG Apprenticeships Business and Administration Apprentice Bobby Duff, who works for British Converting Solutions has won the title of Apprentice of the Year at the GTA England Annual Conference, held at the House of Commons. Bobby was presented with his award by Nick Boles MP Minister of State for Skills and Equalities and was joined at the event by his employer, Simon Penwright and representatives from ATG Training. Bobby said: “My apprenticeship has had a huge effect on my personal goals and ambitions. I have realised that my apprenticeship is only the start – I have the opportunity and support […]