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News Archive - March 2014

Deputy Prime-Minister visits The University of Sheffield's pioneering apprenticeship training centre

Deputy Prime-Minister visits The University of Sheffield's pioneering apprenticeship training centre

Published 04 Mar 2014 (09:51)

Deputy Prime-Minister Nick Clegg MP has made a private visit to a brand new apprentice training centre designed to support UK high-value manufacturing and to provide the next generation of world-leading engineers.

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100% of business & administration apprentices pass their technical certificates

100% of business & administration apprentices pass their technical certificates

Published 04 Mar 2014 (15:58)

The AMRC Training Centre delivers business and administration apprenticeships, in addition to its range of engineering pathways.

The first cohort of seven apprentices have been studying hard since September and took their exams in February. The results are in and every one of them passed their technical certificate at either level 2 or 3(EDI accreditation).

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Bosses go back to the floor for  National Apprenticeship Week

Bosses go back to the floor for National Apprenticeship Week

Published 06 Mar 2014 (12:43)

To mark National Apprenticeship Week 2014, the AMRC Training Centre invited senior managers from local manufacturing employers – all of whom currently have apprentices at the Training Centre – to go back to the floor and spend a day as an apprentice.

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Winner of our "selfie" competition revealed

Winner of our "selfie" competition revealed

Published 06 Mar 2014 (15:57)

The AMRC Training Centre takes its apprenticeship provider role seriously. It's a huge responsibility to train young engineers of the future and provide them with a strong work ethic.

They occasionally however have a light moment and to share how fabulous their apprentices are ran a competition on Facebook.

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The winning formula

The winning formula

Published 25 Mar 2014 (13:01)

It became clear to the AMRC Training Centre during its apprentice recruitment that schools werent teaching our young people the right kind of maths to be an engineer. Its subjects like calculus and quadratic formulas that help engineers solve problems but they are out of favour on the national curriculum.

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