Apprentices

Apprentices, Recruitment

Mind the (skills) gap: SYNETIQ supports National Apprenticeship Week 2022

SYNETIQ, the UK’s leading integrated vehicle salvage, dismantling and recycling business launched its Metal Recycling General Operative apprenticeship scheme in September 2021. Now, in anticipation of National Apprenticeship Week 2022, the business is reflecting on the scheme’s success four months into the 12-month long course. The first of its kind […]

BMH aids ‘Heritage Skills Academy’ apprentices with Mini restoration – the result to be aired on Yesterday TV
Apprentices, Restoration

BMH aids ‘Heritage Skills Academy’ apprentices with Mini restoration: the result to be aired on Yesterday TV

The apprentices of the Brooklands-based ‘Heritage Skills Academy’ have been busy restoring a classic Mini – a project British Motor Heritage (BMH) is delighted to have assisted with. The company treated the trainees to a tour of its Witney factory and helped with the jigging of the new panels, which […]

Apprentices, STEM

Nissan UK Skills Champion recognised in the Queen’s New Year Honours List

Nissan Sunderland Plant training lead Ian Green has been recognised in the Queen’s New Year Honours list for his services to apprenticeships and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) Education.  Ian, who joined Nissan in 1991 in the Production department in Sunderland, has been a key figure in the Training team for the last 25 years, and has […]

BMW Group UK’s apprenticeship applications window is now open
Apprentices, Recruitment

BMW Group UK’s apprenticeship applications window is now open

We are looking for passionate and ambitious apprentices to help us ensure the highest standards across our world-leading brands. We offer customised training and support across a wide range of different departments and locations, with great benefits and excellent career opportunities, both in the UK and internationally. BMW Group is […]

Apprentices

“We invest in apprentices” – and Investors in People agree!

Recognised for a strong commitment to an apprentice programme where all future talent can thrive, Bentley Motors has secured respected silver status accreditation from the Investors in People “We invest in apprentices” programme. The nationally recognised, government approved award is one of the most comprehensive assessments available and assesses apprenticeship […]

Apprentices, Design, Motorsport

ŠKODA students transform Kamiq SUV into Dakar rally special

Since its inception seven years ago, the ŠKODA apprentice car (or Azubi) programme, has produced some remarkable cars. This year, students are collaborating with ŠKODA Motorsport to build a one-off special helping to celebrate 120 years since ŠKODA’s entry into competitive motorsport. The eighth project will see the pupils transform […]

Apprentices

Record recruitment drive for Bentley as biggest-ever trainee intake announced for 2022

Bentley Motors today announced the company’s biggest-ever intake of trainees for 2022. A phased recruitment drive starting today on www.bentleycareers.com will see a total of 113 new recruits beginning their careers at Bentley headquarters in Crewe, working across all sectors of the business. The future talent will consist of apprentices, undergraduates and […]

Apprentices

SMMT re-launches Apprentice Support Programme to aid automotive talent recovery

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) Charitable Trust Fund has re-launched the SMMT Apprentice Support Programme, designed to help safeguard the jobs of apprentices currently working within the automotive industry. The scheme comes following the conclusion of the government-funded furlough scheme. The SMMT Apprentice Support Programme earmarks £100,000 […]