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Work Experience Week Toolkit now available!

We're pleased to announce that the Work Experience Week 2015 Toolkit is now available to download for free!With less than six weeks to go until...

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Government announces Apprenticeship levy consultation

Prime Minister David Cameron is seeking views from organisations on the Apprenticeship levy announced in the summer Budget. The levy, which is...

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Traineeship project is a success

Fair Train was commissioned by the Education and Training Foundation (ETF) to engage organisations in the North West and East Midlands in Traineeships,...

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Thousands supported into work experience programmes

As part of our mission to increase the number of high quality work experience opportunities for young people, and to demonstrate the value of...

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DfE says one in ten schools aren't providing work experience

New research from the Department for Education shows that nearly one in ten schools aren't providing any type of work experience to their students....

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IPPR report shows how employers view long-term unemployed

A report from IPPR states that employers should proactively engage with work experience and vocational training schemes. 'European employers'...

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Traineeship Staff Support Programme workshops

Fair Train is hosting workshops across the North West and East Midlands to encourage more organisations to offer Traineeships. Funded by the...

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Events in National Apprenticeship Week

Below is a list of events taking place by organisations who are accredited with the Work Experience Quality Standard Rathbone LEEDS –...

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The Voice of Apprenticeships Conference 2015

Fair Train is taking part in the Voice of Apprenticeships Conference in March 2015. Beth Gardner, Fair Train CEO, is speaking at the conference...

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The Skills Summit, London

Fair Train is exhibiting at The Skills Summit in February 2015.The event, organised by Westminster Briefing, will see over 250 delegates from...

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CIPD Conference 2014 - Manchester

We are exhibiting at the CIPD Annual Conference and Exhibition on 5th and 6th December. Hosted by Manchester Central (formerly GMEX), the conference...

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NWHC breakfast meeting in association with CWLEP

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Thornbeck College - working with disabled learners

This case study from Fair Train, Natspec and Thornbeck College explains why work experience is important for specialist colleges and shows how...

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Cat shows us that your experiences can be your greatest strengths

Catherine Cordon (known as Cat) tells us all about her journey. You can read it here. Cat also sent in an application to the National Apprenticeship...

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Luke flourishes with newfound self confidence

Luke's self confidence flourishes with Green Corridor. Read about it here.

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Wythenshawe Community Housing Group offers adult Work Experience placements

Wythenshawe Community Housing Group proves that Work Experience isn't just for school leavers. Read about two of their adult Work Experience...

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Bethan finds her place with Fair Train

After a bumpy start Bethan was able to find an Apprenticeship that suited her. Read about Bethan's journey to Fair Train here.

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Charlie tunes up his employability skills

Charlie worked with radio station Gateway 97.8 FM to enhance his knowledge. Read about it here.

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