Case Study: Jack Stocks

We recently asked our development coaches if there was a learner that really stood out in their minds as exemplary. Paula Miranda, Development Coach at Remit immediately thought of her Customer Service Apprentice Jack. We'd like to share with you what makes Jack such a stand out apprentice. Jack is one of the first 4 learners to complete his Level 2 Customer Service apprenticeship with Bestway. Paula explains: Jack had an extremely positive attitude [...]

Scania GB Appoints Remit Group as new Apprenticeship Provider

Scania (Great Britain) Limited has announced its appointment of Remit Group, to deliver its apprenticeship programmes nationally. Following a comprehensive tender and selection process, Scania (Great Britain) Limited has chosen Remit Group to deliver its technical and non-technical apprenticeship programmes across its UK dealership network. Based in Nottingham, Remit Group is part owned by the Retail Motor Industry Federation (RMI) and has a long tradition of delivering automotive apprenticeship programmes for manufacturers, dealerships and independent [...]

Apprenticeships at 18? A Careers Advisor’s Guide

It’s hard when young people are torn between going to university or starting an apprenticeship. University has historically been seen as the crème de la crème of education, while apprenticeships were seen as routes into more manual jobs. However, times have changed and so have opinions on Apprenticeships. So many students are now realising that potential employers value work experience and the transferable skills gained from an Apprenticeship. Obviously, for some roles such as, Doctors, [...]

Apollo Motor Group pledges to take on over 20 new apprentices!

National Apprenticeship Week 2019 sees national accident repair business, Apollo Motor Group, pledging to take on another 25 apprentices at its sites across the south of the country. The third largest independent accident repair group in the UK works in partnership with with national training provider, Remit Group, delivering apprenticeship programmes in body repair, vehicle refinishing, mechanical electrical and trim (MET) and parts. Dedicated to employee development and career progression, Apollo has already taken on [...]

Why it pays to do an apprenticeship

From higher wages to securing your future career, there's many reasons to do an apprenticeship. But when you're taking a first look into Apprenticeships, it can be nerve wracking, after all, you're deciding your next 12-18 months!Here, we take a look at some of the reasons it pays to do an Apprenticeship!Earn whilst you learnNot only will you be learning your trade from experienced professionals, you’ll be getting paid to do it! Apprenticeships have a [...]

Dave cooks up a distinction!

61 year old Dave Alebon isn’t a stranger to the hospitality industry, after more than 40 years. Starting out at 14, washing pots at his Dad’s work after school, Dave had a very early insight into working in kitchens, but he has always been someone committed to furthering his skills and developing his knowledge. After 25 years with Stonegate Pubs, working at the Brass House on Broad Street in Birmingham, Dave isn’t complacent. Despite being [...]

Advice to Working Links Staff

We are very sorry to hear about the unfortunate news that Working Links has gone into administration and appreciate how unsettling this may be for committed colleagues in the organisation. The training industry is fiercely competitive, and it’s been heart warming to see the sector pulling together to support their colleagues who, through no fault of their own have found themselves redundant. We’d like to extend an invitation to anyone who is struggling to find [...]

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