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We’re open! Come and see us to talk apprenticeships! 28 Sept 2016

vision-apprentices-open-evening‘How long do apprenticeships last?’ ‘What’s the average apprenticeship salary?’ ‘Which industry sectors offer apprenticeships?’…

If you want to find out more about apprenticeships, our apprenticeship open evenings at Vision West Nottinghamshire College in Nottinghamshire are a great place to start.

This autumn, we’re holding a special apprenticeship event at the college’s Construction Centre in Kirkby-in-Ashfield inviting you to come along and find out more about apprenticeships in construction and engineering.

On the night you’ll be able to speak to our apprenticeship experts about anything and everything to do with apprenticeships, and view the current vacancies we have on offer.
You could even apply for an apprenticeship there and then! We’ll be happy to help with your application.

When you arrive, simply make your way to the main reception, where you’ll be greeted by our friendly staff who will provide you with information and take you to where you need to be.

You’ll also be able to check in with the college’s award-winning careers team who will be available on the night to help you with your choices, and discuss your options with you.

Come along on Wednesday 28 September 2016 4pm-6.30pm with your family and friends.

For more information call 0800 121 8317 or to view and apply for our vacancies now visit

It’s Adult Learners’ Week – and time to find an apprenticeship!

Adult-learners-apprenticeshipsAdult Learners’ Week (13-19 June) is a national celebration of lifelong learning; the biggest in England.’ Now in its 24th year, the celebrations aim to inspire adult learners across the globe.

At Vision Apprentices, we thought what better way to learn new skills than with an apprenticeship? In this short blog we introduce the idea of apprenticeships as a way for adults to learn new skills, by way of a hobby or as a route into a new profession.

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Driving apprenticeships can really take you places!

Driving-apprenticeshipsApprenticeships aren’t just about sitting at a desk in front of a computer  – many roles involve practical experience and logical thinking to get the job done. Apprenticeships in driving goods vehicles offer the perfect route into the logistics sector. Find out more about what’s on offer from the type of qualities you’ll need to possess, to the skills and training you’ll pick up along the way.

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From business admin to technical operator – you’re spoilt for choice with an apprenticeship

decisions, decisionsDid you know? Apprenticeships are available across 170 industries – with 1,500 job roles available. That’s a lot of opportunities to get into the career you’re looking for.

Whether you dream of getting ahead in business, or showing creative flair in the kitchen as an apprentice chef – an apprenticeship can help you reach your career goals.
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A new government brings the promise of new apprenticeships!

conservative-partyOn Thursday 7 May 2015, 66.1% of people eligible to vote in the UK turned out to see the Conservatives soar to victory with a majority parliament – but what will this mean for apprenticeships?

We’ve taken a look at the Conservative Party manifesto (a public declaration of policy and aims – issued before the General Election) to see what the newly-formed government may have in store for apprenticeships over the next five years – and how these proposals might affect young people and employers!
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