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Spotlight on… Off-the-job training

Spotlight on… Off-the-job training

As a work-based programme, an important part of an Apprenticeship is off-the-job training.  However, there is much confusion surrounding it – both for apprentices and managers alike. Here, we try to keep it simple and explain what off the job training is and how you...
Attitudes Matter

Attitudes Matter

Skills and experience are important attributes of an employee, but did you know attitude plays just as an important part of any role? It’s no point demonstrating great professional skills if you don’t have the right attitude to carry out them out. Here’s a run down of...
Understanding your Work Based Assessment

Understanding your Work Based Assessment

What is a work-based assessment? Within your apprenticeship programme your tutor will use a variety of different assessment methods. One of these methods will be a work-based assessment.  You no doubt will hear this known as “your observation” An observation involves...
Racism and the Law

Racism and the Law

The Ugly Truth Back in the news and all over social media as American actress Roseanne Barr send out a racist tweet. The backlash results in her show being cancelled by the producer’s ABC. Her sitcom had been off air for 2 decades and one act of racism has resulted in...