International Women in Engineering Day: Engineering Apprentice’s Blog

International Women in Engineering Day: Engineering Apprentice’s Blog

21 Jun, 2019

As it’s International Women in Engineering Day on Sunday 23rd June, one of our engineering apprentices at Oakwood Air Conditioning has written a blog to mark the day. She talks about her thoughts around becoming the first female engineer to start at her family’s business and why she thinks other women should be encouraged to start in this industry.



Apprenticeship co-investment scheme changes set to benefit SMEs

Apprenticeship co-investment scheme changes set to benefit SMEs

29 May, 2019

It’s been just over two years since the Apprenticeship Levy was first introduced, and during that time there has been several reforms. However, the most recent change is welcome news for small and medium-sized organisations, as it’s now cheaper than ever to recruit, train and assess an apprentice.



Joinery apprentice named as the best in the North West

Joinery apprentice named as the best in the North West

20 Mar, 2019

Charlie Wheeler has been awarded with the North West region’s best apprentice accolade in the Federation of Master Builders’ (FMB) Master Builder Awards 2019. As part of the awards, the FMB searches the country to find the building industry’s best apprentices.


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