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Introducing our new pledge badge

Fair Train has historically encouraged organisations we work with to pledge their support for work experience (it takes two minutes and costs...

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Fair Train welcomes school apprentice plans

National School Apprenticeships (NSA) has launched a new campaign, ‘One by 2020’, which encourages every school in England to employ...

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Ucas encourages young people to gain work experience from charities

New guidance for university and college applicants has been published to encourage college and university applicants to gain voluntary work experience...

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Get ready for Learning at Work Week!

Learning at Work Week (18th-24th May 2015) aims to get everybody in the workplace excited about what learning can do for them and show that investing...

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Bridging the gap for SEN learners

In the latest edition of SEN Magazine, our Marketing and Membership Manager, Jessica Rexworthy, looks at how the right work experience can help...

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Lack of quality placements with employers is biggest barrier for work experience

A survey of learning providers has shown that their main concern in providing work experience is the lack of quality placements with employers. Over...

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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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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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George's confidence boost with Lancashire County Council

Read about George's confidence boost here.

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