Showing posts from January, 2019

Health and Social Care Application and Selection Support Sessions

Health and Social Care Application and Selection Support SessionsSheffield Hallam University are offering support sessions for health and social care courses, allowing students to get advice and guidance on completing your application and preparing you for selection events. The sessions are available on a number of dates at their collegiate campus, and cover: the admissions process including how and when to applywhat to include in your personal statementwhat to expect during the interview stagesdispelling any myths or misconceptions about health and social care coursesan optional 30 minute tour will also be available after the session to give you a feel of the campus and studying with Sheffield Hallam.
The sessions are led by Sheffield Hallam's Health and Social Care recruitment team, along with current students, so it is a great opportunity to ask any questions and learn more. The sessions are approximately 2.5 hours long. For more information and to register please see link below:

Aon Actuarial Apprenticeship in Leeds

Aon Actuarial Apprenticeship in LeedsAn actuarial apprenticeship opportunity with Aon has become available in Leeds.  Aon's teams provide expert pensions advice. This scheme supports apprentices to study towards the Certified Actuarial Analyst Qualification and comes with a salary and benefits package. Positions are available in Birmingham, Epsom, Farnborough, Leeds, London, Glasgow, Manchester and St Albans. Deadline is 31st March 2019 Students will need:

260 UCAS points for exams sat prior to 2017, and 104 UCAS points for exams to be sat post 2017, from three A-Levels or equivalent (excluding General Studies) including grade B or above in a Maths-related subject (e.g. economics) i.e. BCCFive grade A*-C GCSEs including Maths and EnglishA keen eye for detailFamiliarity with spreadsheetsStrong verbal and written communication skillsTrue understanding the value of customer serviceClear aptitude for teamwork, planning and organisingSee link below for more information and to apply:

Apprenticeship in Engineering At Ferrybridge Power Station

Apprenticeship in Engineering At Ferrybridge Power StationFerrybridge Power station are currently recruiting apprentices for their 2019 summer Engineering four year programme.  If you would like to apply, follow the link on the website:

Deadline date is: 13th March 2019.

Engineering Apprenticeship Vacancy with Britvic (Leeds)

Engineering Apprenticeship Vacancy with BritvicThere is currently a vacancy advertised on the government website for an Engineering Apprenticeship as part of the Britvic group, based in Leeds.  The first year of the four year apprenticeship is based at a training provider in Bradford, progressing up to a HNC in Electrical Engineering by year four.  

Starting salary is £15,500 pa.  Ideally suited to someone with practical ability and enjoys problem-solving.

Please follow the link if you would like to apply:

Routes into Accounting with ICEAW

Routes into Accounting with ICEAWPlease see the link below for an event that ICEAW is running to help school leavers decide on the best route for them into Accounting, they say:
Come along to our upcoming events for school leavers, parents and teachers to discover how a career in chartered accountancy is more than you’d imagine. You’ll hear expert advice from ICAEW’s Student Recruitment team, trainee and qualified chartered accountants, and both local and national employers, helping you to deepen your understanding about chartered accountancy. Find out about the opportunities available locally and gain first hand insight into the career and how to succeed in the recruitment process. You’ll also hear about the different routes available to those wishing to become a chartered accountant, whether that’s starting straight from school; through school leaver and apprenticeship programmes, or after university as a graduate. The event in Leeds is on the evening of 6th March and there is a link to…

Apply now for Unilever’s September Apprenticeship Opportunities!

Apply now for Unilever’s September Apprenticeship opportunities!Unilever are offering opportunities for students in Year 13 to apply for their college leaver Apprenticeship programmes. With a base in Leeds, Unilever offer programmes in Research & Development, and Engineering.

For more information, and to apply, click the link below:

Gordons Solicitors Apprenticeship Programme

Gordons Solicitors Apprenticeship ProgrammeApplications are now open for the September 2019 intake for Gordons Solicitors Law Apprenticeship Programme. Their law apprenticeships in Bradford and Leeds are aimed at bright 18 year olds who have completed their A levels but would prefer a more practical way of gaining professional qualifications than going to University.
For more information and to apply, see link below:

Close Bros Merchant Banking College Leaver Aspire Programme

Close Bros Merchant Banking College Leaver Aspire Programme  The programme is a structured yet tailor-made, two year rotational scheme with placements in two business areas within our Banking division. ASPIRE trainees join various teams and departments; progressing quickly to work on the front line handling customer queries and gaining experience with successful sales teams. Learning is predominantly on the job, partnered with personalised training and development including workshops and one-on-one mentoring with exposure to business leaders. We also provide full sponsorship for the chartered associate in banking with the London Institute of Banking and Finance. Applicants must have obtained GCSE grade B in Maths and English Language and at least 112 UCAS points at A-level/AS Level (not inclusive of General Studies).Please note these UCAS points are in line with the new 2017 requirements. If you have completed your A Levels prior to 2017, the entry requirement is 280 UCAS points at A-lev…

Network Rail Apprenticeship Scheme – Now Recruiting for September 2019

Network Rail Apprenticeship Scheme – Now Recruiting for September 2019
Network Rail’s Advanced Apprenticeship in Engineering is now recruiting for their September 2019 cohort; opportunities are available Leeds, Knottingley, York, Sheffield, Hull and Doncaster and other locations across the UK.
The 3-year programme gives apprentices the right skills and knowledge to work as a front-line engineer, fixing and maintaining the rail infrastructure and can lead to a multitude of career opportunities.
Network rail are looking for people (18+ years) who are passionate, committed and open to learning new things (other conditions do apply).
The benefits of enrolling on and completing the scheme are huge:
· Learning in a state of the art training facility · Get paid a competitive salary while learning · 28 days holiday, plus bank holiday · Discount on season tickets · Pension options
After successfully completing the scheme, our apprentices will have gained qualifications in:
· NVQ2 in Performing Engine…

Summer Work Experience Opportunities with PwC for Year 12 Students

PwC Insight Weeks
PwC are offering two programmes of work experience in Leeds and Bradford for Year 12 students in the summer: Business Insights Week and Digital Insights Week.

Whether you’re looking for a general introduction to potential career pathways into business, or are keen to get stuck into some cutting edge technology, these programmes are worth exploring.

For more information, and to apply, see the link below:

School Leaver Management Degree Apprentice with McDonald's

School Leaver Management Degree ApprenticeMcDonald’s School Leaver programme lasts five years and gives students the opportunity to follow a structured training programme, which leads to valuable qualifications. At the end of it, participants will have gained loads of practical experience and progressed through different management roles. They will have helped make real business decisions and could even go on to manage their own restaurant. 
There is a financial advantage, too. The School Leaver Management Degree Apprenticeship is a great opportunity to earn while you learn. You won’t have the tuition fees, or the student loan, but you will be paid a competitive salary that increases as you progress through the programme. 
The programme initially leads to a level 3 apprenticeship. You then have the opportunity to gain a BA (hons) degree in business management and retail, and chartered manager status with the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).

Vacancies are available nationwide, develo…

Y12 Climate Change Curation Project

The Scott Polar Research Institute and Selwyn College Cambridge have announced a unique opportunity for Year 12 Students to curate an exhibition about climate change, which will run from Monday 19th - Saturday 24th August 2019.

Become part of a world class museum team and research institute for a week to devise and curate an exhibition on climate change that will go on public display at The Polar Museum (University of Cambridge) in Autumn 2019. Throughout the week you will be experiencing life as an undergraduate, eating, living and socialising at your base in Selwyn College.
Over five days you will be exploring cutting edge polar research with some of the world’s leading experts, and work as part of an experienced museum team to plan an exhibition from start to finish.
This fantastic project will be extremely intensive, so we are looking for students who are hardworking and up for a challenge!
For more information and to apply, please see the link below:…

Degree and Advanced Apprenticeships with Nestle

Degree and Advanced Apprenticeships with Nestle
Nestle are currently advertising for Degree and Advanced apprenticeships across a number of different areas in both York and Halifax area.

If you are interested and would like to apply, please follow the link below.

SKY Insight Event at Leeds Arena for College Leavers - 12th February 2019

SKY Insight Event at Leeds Arena
Sky are holding an insight event about apprenticeship opportunities in Software Engineering for school/ college leavers on 12th February 4.30 - 6.30pm.

Please follow the link for more details and how to apply in order to attend the event if you are interested.

EVENT Go Higher West Yorkshire - Higher Education Road Show in Wakefield (25th and 26th January)

Higher Education Road Show
Friday 25th January & Saturday 26th January  10.00am - 4.30pm Ridings Shopping Centre, Wakefield
Thinking about going to university and need some extra advice or wish you had gone to university but think it’s too late?
Come along to our Higher Education Roadshow and find out how 2018 could be the start of a new journey to degree-level success.Come and meet representatives from local universities, try out interactive demos, get expert careers advice and be entered into a free prize draw for your chance to win £100 Love2Shop vouchers Location:  Ridings Shopping Centre, Wakefield WF1 1DS – Middle Mall

BDO Drive Apprenticeship Available in Leeds (September 2019)

BDO Drive Apprenticeship Available in Leeds
"At the highest level BDO Drive is about helping businesses succeed through scaling up, avoiding pitfalls and improving visibility on their businesses.  It brings together compliance, outsourcing and advisory services such as accounts and financial reporting, business outsourcing, business advisory, payroll and company secretarial as well utilising the depth of expertise available at BDO. To allow companies to focus on their business we can provide anything from specialist technical support, to stop-gap cover at particular times, to a fully outsourced finance function. Our people thrive on varied challenges and are always looking for new ways to improve our services and help their clients." BDO have level 4 apprenticeship vacancies in Leeds, starting in September 2019. These would ideally suit students expecting to achieve 3 A levels A*-C in the summer, or equivalent.  For more information, and to apply, see link below:

Paid Summer Work Experience Opportunities for Y12

EY Foundation - Smart Futures 
Smart Futures is a programme which starts with paid work experience during the summer. It will give you a variety of transferable skills to give you a head start. Smart Futures can make you more employable, helping you with your next steps whether that’s university, an apprenticeship or a job.
A mentor will support you throughout the ten months and advise you on one of the biggest career choices you will make: the first step in your working life. You will also be invited to a series of events throughout your final school year. You must meet the eligibility criteria to apply. To be eligible you must be:

Currently in Year 12 (England) or Fifth Year (Scotland)Eligible for free school meals at some point in the past six years (i.e. household income has been less than £16,190 in England or £16,105 in Scotland)Attending a state schoolStudying any combination of A-level/International Baccalaureate/BTEC Level 3s/National/HighersAmbitious and motivated to join the wo…

Sutton Trust Summer School - Applications Now Open! (DEADLINE: 28th Februrary 2019)

Applications for Sutton Trust Summer Schools Now Open!
Sutton Trust Summer Schools are a great opportunity for Year 12 students to experience a leading university, to meet other students, and to experience taster sessions and lectures for subjects they may be interested in.

Applications are now open, the deadline is the 28th February. See the link below for more information and to apply: 

Considering an Apprenticeship in Wakefield?

Various Apprenticeships Available with ENGIE (Working in Partnership with Wakefield Council) 
Apprenticeship opportunities are available in Health & Safety, Business Administration, HR, Stores, Catering and many more. All Apprenticeships are a September start. 
CVs need to be sent to by no later than 1st March 2019.
Recruitment and selection days take place on Tuesday 9th and Wednesday 10th April 2019 9.30am-4.00pm at Wakefield College (City Campus).
See the flyer here for more information.

Advanced Apprenticeship Opportunity with Royal Mail in Leeds

Advanced Apprenticeship Opportunity with Royal Mail in Leeds
A vacancy has come up for an Advanced Apprenticeship with Royal Mail, Leeds, with the potential to gain up to a degree qualification as an Engineer.  Initially the first year of training takes place in Blackburn, but after this you would be located in Leeds.  
Please follow link below for more details. Closing Date 11th January. Start date September 2019.

Vacancy available for Technical Building Related Careers with ARUP in Leeds

Vacancy available starts this summer for technical building related careers with ARUP in Leeds. They are looking to train technicians in Civil Engineering, Mechanical, Electrical apprenticeships, and transport planning apprenticeships.  
Closing date 1st Feb. Please follow link below to apply: