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Free support for accredited organisations

As part of our ongoing support to organisations accredited with the Work Experience Quality Standard, Fair Train is offering a series of free...

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Trailblazer update - voluntary sector apprenticeships

Fair Train is continuing to drive forward the development of the new apprenticeship standards for the Voluntary and Community Sector (VCS). As...

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Hereward learners experience world of mission critical communications

Hereward College is working with national mission critical communications company, Airwave, to deliver supported internships to its learners. From...

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Fair Train announces new trustees

Fair Train is pleased to announce the appointment of three new trustees to its board. Elaine Morgan, deputy CEO at Develop EBP; Richard Freeman,...

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Increasing employment opportunities for disabled learners

An employer-led group has recommended action to help young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) make the transition...

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Studio School gets gold for work experience

An innovative school in Leicestershire has been awarded the highest level of accreditation for its work experience provision. Sir Frank Whittle...

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Campaigns in March

March sees the return of National Careers Week (7th-11th March) and National Apprenticeship Week (14th-18th March). You can download the...

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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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Work experience in the employment support sector - Fair Train and Reed in Partnership

Ephraim is 17 and studying for AS Levels at Chestnut Grove Academy in Balham, South London. Later this year, he will be applying to university...

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Delivering quality Traineeships - Fair Train and PET-Xi

PET-Xi delivers a wide range of programmes in schools to help learners achieve their full potential. Famous for its intensive GCSE revision courses,...

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Demonstrating social value and quality from an employer’s perspective - The Calico Group

The Calico Group is probably best known for managing over 4,700 homes across the North West through its housing association Calico Homes, but...

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Making Apprenticeships work - Sky

Apprenticeships are well embedded into Sky’s recruitment strategy. The organisation offers over 100 Apprenticeships in areas such as business,...

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Recruiting young people into the voluntary sector - Voluntary Action Coventry

Daniel, 21, is a Volunteering Services Assistant at Voluntary Action Coventry (VAC) – a charity supporting local community and voluntary...

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Sky - Work Experience Week winner

Sky - Work Experience Week winner

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