Topic: Employability

How apprenticeships help learners build careers for the future

07 February 2023
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With the cost of living continuing to rise and the heavy burden of debt attached to the university route, is it time for more young people to consider apprenticeships?

Use your expertise to help develop qualifications

19 January 2023
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Part of the solution – the essential role of industry in technical qualification development

New platform for e-Functional Skills support resources

18 January 2023
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We’re excited to launch Boost, a new and improved platform for our e-Functional Skills support resources.

Youth Misspent: Uncovering the harsh realities for Britain’s young people in today’s job market

07 December 2022
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City & Guilds’ research finds that the odds are being stacked against young people’s futures and career aspirations – particularly the most disadvantaged.

Championing quality and support in apprenticeships

30 November 2022
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Continued commitment and investment in apprenticeships is more important now than ever but embedding a quality learning journey and offering continued support is crucial to get the best outcomes for learners and industry - says David Phillips, Managing Director of City & Guilds

T Levels: the gold standard in technical qualifications

15 November 2022
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It’s now been two years since the roll out of T Levels began and as more programmes are being introduced, including three Engineering and Manufacturing T Level pathways as well as the Management and Administration T Level just this year, are you up to speed on what they are and how they can benefit learners or have an impact on skills shortage?

Number Confidence Week

10 November 2022
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Number Confidence Week is a great time to put a spotlight on the challenges we face with numeracy levels across the UK and the opportunities we have to make a difference, for individuals, employers and the economy.

EPA price increases will be effective from 1 February 2023

09 November 2022
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City & Guilds and ILM prices for end-point assessment will increase from next year.

Powering up the energy sector’s skills strategy

09 November 2022
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The Energy sector is one of the most critical industries in the country and has dominated headlines in recent months – how is the sector evolving and what opportunities can a career in the sector offer?

Training Trends 2022

03 November 2022
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City & Guilds’ research finds that despite continued investment into tailored in-house training programmes, many are failing or falling short of achieving their objectives with 99% of employers seeing a programme fail in the last five years.

City & Guilds acquires electrical training provider Trade Skills 4U

02 November 2022
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City & Guilds, the global skills development organisation, has today announced the acquisition of Trade Skills 4U, one of the UK'’s leading training providers for electrical engineering, from private equity firm Palatine.

City & Guilds, AoC and AELP partnering to form the Future Skills Coalition

19 October 2022
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A Skills and Productivity vision for the Future

Colleges Week: City & Guilds staff fondly remember their college days

19 October 2022
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Since its first year, Colleges Week has gone from strength to strength promoting what colleges can do for their students and staff alike.

Partnering with The 5% Club to champion apprenticeships and work-based learning

07 October 2022
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Skills are critical to the UK’s productivity and economy. As such we are delighted to be working collaboratively with The 5% Club whose purpose and vision aligns very closely to ours, as champions of the apprenticeships and skills agenda.

Specific Learning Difficulties Toolkit: For Trainers

07 October 2022
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City & Guilds in partnership with the Education Training Foundation are launching a series of tools to support inclusive learning.

World EV day 2022 - City & Guilds driving change to meet 2030 EV charging targets

29 September 2022
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World EV Day is a global movement, driving change, celebrating e-mobility and encouraging transitions to sustainable transport. City & Guilds have made significant strides to support this agenda in the past 12 months by developing a range of new products that will support the need to train tens of thousands of people to fit the new EV charging points required in the years ahead.

A symbiotic relationship: Levelling Up and Net Zero

22 September 2022
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As the world waits expectantly for the discussions, decisions and outcomes of the upcoming COP27 Summit, we at City & Guilds are strengthening our responsible business agenda with one of the key pillars being to reduce our carbon impact and achieve Net Zero by 2040. As part of the review we are looking internally how we build sustainability into our decision-making processes and externally how we support the drive to a fairer, sustainable future by embedding decarbonisation into our products and services.

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