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Awards success for Humber careers and apprenticeships champions

October 4, 2019

Humber careers and apprenticeship champions have highlighted the fantastic work going on in the Humber as they celebrate winning a series of prestigious awards.

Philippa Hartley’s Careers Leader of the Year award

At the Careers and Enterprise Company’s (CEC) Careers Excellence Awards 2019 two of four nominees from the Humber area won their categories, while the other two entries were also commended.

 
Meanwhile, one of the Humber LEP’s Employer Advisers also won Apprenticeship Champion on the year at the Apprenticeship Awards

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Award nominations for Humber careers leaders and apprenticeship champion

September 11, 2019

The work of careers leaders and those supporting apprenticeships across the Humber has been put in the spotlight this week as nominations for two prestigious awards ceremonies roll in.

Not only has the Humber area received four nominations at the upcoming Careers Excellence Awards 2019, but one of the Humber’s Enterprise Advisers has also been nominated for her work supporting apprenticeships at the National Apprenticeship Awards 2019.

At the Careers Excellence Awards 2019, organised by the Careers and Enterprise Partnership alongside the

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Apprentices: The Route to Growing Your Business

August 19, 2019

By Richard Sellick, Chair of the Humber LEP Apprenticeship Working Group

The Humber is continuing to see strong apprenticeship participation despite a national downturn in the number of those signing up.

We recognise the value of our focus in inspiring both young people and adults to recognise apprenticeships as an effective step to a successful career, and we know that businesses continually see the value of apprenticeships and what organisational impact they hold.

The LEP Apprenticeship Working Group encourages people to make the

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Scheme to simplify apprenticeship uptake for Humber employers and candidates

April 5, 2017

Martin Fitzgerald, Partnership Manager at HABS.

A £1m employment scheme that aims to increase apprenticeships in the Humber region by matching SMEs and candidates with the most suitable training providers has gone live.

Intended to boost skills levels and productivity, the free Humber Apprenticeship Brokerage Service (HABS) is spearheaded by the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP).

The Skills Funding Agency has appointed YH Training Services to manage its delivery until July 2018. It reduces the barriers SMEs face when employing apprentices

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Hull College student success at EuroSkills Gothenburg 2016

December 30, 2016

Humber LEP are delighted to announce that a young apprentice from Geo Houlton and Sons, trained by Hull College, has achieved a Medallion of Excellence as part of Team UK’s best ever performance in EuroSkills. We wish josh every success going forward.

EuroSkills 2016 took place in Gothenburg from 1 to 3 December and saw more than 500 competitors from 28 nations across the continent come together to compete in over 35 different skill areas ranging from engineering and construction through to creative

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Humber Apprenticeship Website Launched

March 17, 2016

Following the success of the Humber Apprentice Support Service pilot that concluded in December 2015, creating over 150 new jobs, the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership has launched an online resource for people and employers interested in apprenticeships.

 

Mike Parker, Chair of the LEP Employment and Skills Board said; “The apprenticeship micro-site has been developed to enhance the ‘Bridging the Gap’ careers portal, where people can search for courses and look at further training in the local area for anyone aged over

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Humber LEP Yorkshire Post article: The year of the apprentice as LEP’s strategy forges ahead

January 19, 2016

For those in the skills world there is no doubt that 2016 is the year of the apprenticeship, with the business voice at the heart of driving demand.

With announcements of a business levy in the autumn spending review and the Government’s vision to increase the quality and quantity of apprenticeships by 2020 launched in December, the role of LEPs is crucial using the networks, partnerships and relationships they have developed to support apprenticeship growth.

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