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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: SEND excellence gateway are launching a series of tools to support inclusive learning. This toolkit on Specific Learning Difficulties is a quick introduction into how disability can present in learners and, importantly, how you as a trainer can support them.

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.

Employer and industry T Level update: Animal Care and Management Technical Qualification (TQ)

19 August 2022
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The development of the T Level Technical Qualification has been underway since October 2021, and over recent months it has become apparent that in order to ensure the final product meets the expectations of both employers and higher education providers, the content and structure of the qualification needs further work and engagement.

City & Guilds statement on Ukraine crisis

28 July 2022
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In light of the recent escalation of the situation between Russia and Ukraine, our thoughts are with all those affected by this crisis.

T Levels: Employers and experts from industry have had their say...

20 July 2022
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How T Levels in Agriculture, Environment and Animal Care have developed over the last 9 months

T Levels, Agriculture and the land-based workforce of the future

08 July 2022
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By nature, the land-based sector is diverse and offers a variety of exciting opportunities and career paths to choose from.

T Levels, Floristry and the land-based workforce of the future

08 July 2022
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How employers within the floristry industry can help define and shape the workforce of the future.

A firm foundation of skills and education needed to ‘Level Up’ the UK

07 July 2022
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The Levelling Up agenda has set out ambitious goals to improve levels of living standards and incomes across the UK, with regional inequality being a clear priority. Skills and education will undoubtedly need to play a critical role if we are to realise these ambitions.

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