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Maximising the Value for Apprenticeships in Wales

The ‘Maximising the Value of Apprenticeships to Wales’ report is an independent report undertaken by Beyond Standards, on behalf of City & Guilds and the NTfW, who in turn were supported by the City & Guilds National Advisory Committee for Wales. This report offers fresh ideas and a new momentum to the debate about how Wales might provide an exemplary apprenticeships system. City & Guilds have also written a response to the report outlining our recommendations for the Welsh Government and a few calls-to-action.

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Can your learners prove their compliance with standards and regulations in one click?

For the first time, an internationally recognised City & Guilds Certificate in 18th Edition Wiring Regulations is accompanied by a verifiable Digital Credential.

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City & Guilds helps keep reoffenders locked out of prison

The Ministry of Justice has today published analysis which examines the reoffending behaviour of 5,768 people who registered for one of six City & Guilds courses whilst in prison.

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City & Guilds Group calls for more flexibility in the apprenticeship system as numbers expected to drop again

Given the expected drop in new apprenticeship starts tomorrow, and the fact that around 90% of the levy remains unspent, the City & Guilds Group has called upon Government to listen to employers by allowing more flexibility in how the apprenticeship levy is spent. This is vital to ensure apprenticeships remain a viable skills solution for businesses.

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Employers predict skills gaps and Brexit will stifle UK businesses

As the UK continues to navigate a period of uncertainty ahead of its exit from the European Union, new research published today by the City & Guilds Group and Emsi reveals that nine in 10 employers already struggle to recruit the skilled staff they need.

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Employers and education providers voice serious concerns over T Level work placements

“Skills gaps and skills shortages are severely hampering UK productivity and T Levels have the potential to help solve these; providing young people with high-quality technical education to both improve their employability and create a better-skilled workforce."

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Following its search for a new home for the Tech Partnership’s work in schools, the Tech Partnership today announces that a City & Guilds consortium is taking over the TechFuture programme, ensuring a bright future for the portfolio of TechFuture Classroom, TechFuture Girls, TechFuture Badges and TechFuture Ambassadors.

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Apprenticeships remain crucial to the future of the UK construction industry

How can employers take matters into their own hands and start using apprenticeships to ensure they’ve got a workforce in place to shape the future of the industry?

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