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A taste for heavy metal

A taste for heavy metal

Published 03 Nov 2017 (09:51)

Sam Cowley left school facing an uncertain future: unskilled and untrained, university didn’t even figure in his options. Today he is a skilled AMRC Training Centre apprentice at Davy Markham, one of the UK’s leading engineering firms specialising in extremely large turnkey projects across every sector, from quarrying and metal processing, through mining and tunnelling, to nuclear, defence and infrastructure.

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Apprenticeship Levy

Apprenticeship Levy

Published 07 Nov 2017 (13:40)

Following the introduction of the apprenticeship levy in April of this year, apprentices are a hot topic.

The Government wants to create three million new apprenticeships by 2020 and so to ensure investment in training, they are introducing a new way of paying for it. Large companies now have to pay 0.5% of its annual bill which will be ring-fenced for training.

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10 things businesses should know about engineering degrees at the AMRC Training Centre

10 things businesses should know about engineering degrees at the AMRC Training Centre

Published 30 Nov 2017 (15:33)

Degree apprenticeships give the opportunity to pursue study at university alongside real-life work experience. Head of Degree Apprenticeships Louise Cowling give us 10 things businesses should know about engineering degrees at the AMRC Training Centre

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