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New apprenticeship benefits North East youth charity

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A Newcastle charity has become one of the first in the North East to benefit from a new apprenticeship designed by employers, to better meet the administration needs of a modern-day business. Access Training has recruited Olivia Pringle, 20, for youth development charity, NE Youth. Olivia is one of the first apprentices to enrol on […]

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Mum knows best as Gateshead teen earns Access to new career opportunity

An ambitious young woman from Gateshead is following in her family’s footsteps after securing an apprenticeship with Access Training – a career path her mum embarked upon with the very same provider three decades ago. Olivia Davies, aged 16 from Birtley, was screened by Access Training for a position among its clients who were looking […]

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E-commerce surge brings boost for Durham firm

A Durham workwear clothing company is expanding due to rapid growth which has seen them ranked 16th in the top ‘Fastest 50’ growing companies in the North East by Ward Hadaway. This is the third year in succession Workwear Express has made the list and they say their growth is mainly down to heavy investment […]

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Third-time-lucky Lauren wants to inspire others

A County Durham woman has won a place at university and found a promising career after dropping out of college twice and feeling hopeless about her prospects. Lauren Wylie, 20, from Ouston near Birtley, turned her back on two different college courses after leaving school, before deciding to try an apprenticeship. She went to Access […]

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Leaving School or college? Not sure which route to take? Come along and find out more about Access Apprenticeships.

This is your invitation to our Apprenticeship Open Day – we have over 40 vacancies available in the following occupational areas: Accounting, Business Administration, Customer Service, Social Media, IT User, Hairdressing & Barbering, Beauty Therapy, Warehousing, Manufacturing and Installing Security Systems  Find out more about Apprenticeships -real work, real wages, and hands on experience that […]

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Leaving School or college? Not sure which route to take? Come along and find out more about Access Apprenticeships.

This is your invitation to our Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy Taster day – see Hairdressing and beauty treatments being carried out, and apprentices demonstrating their skills, even have a go yourself! Receive a free hairdressing or beauty gift and a treatment discount voucher. Find out more about Apprenticeships -real work, real wages, and hands on […]

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It’s Easi to back Apprenticeships

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Gateshead based Easibathe and Easiaccess is seeing the benefits of using apprenticeships to boost its workforce 3 times over in less than 12 months. The North East based bathing and ramping specialist recruited its first apprentice, 20-year-old Elliot McClurry, in June 2013, through Access Training and have been very impressed with the potential he has […]

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Benfield Apprentice Shifts Up A Gear Into New Management Role

A local apprentice who started as a business administration assistant more than a decade ago at Newcastle-based car dealership Benfield Motor Group has now progressed to customer engagement manager, thanks to help from Access Training. Access Training placed 28-year-old Toni Nelson at Benfield Motor Group in 2003 to gain hands on workplace experience and complete […]

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Durham Physiotherapy Business Backs Apprenticeships

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Coxhoe-based Platinum Physiotherapy and Personal Training (Platinum PPT) is seeing the benefits of using apprenticeships to boost its workforce. The Durham-based fitness and physiotherapy practice recruited its first ever apprentice, 20-year-old Jack Duffy, in July 2013, through award-winning Access Training and have been impressed with the potential he has showed during his year-long apprenticeship. Mr Duffy […]

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DUCO expansion creates opportunities

Two north east young men have won apprenticeships at expanding manufacturing company, DUCO, with help from Access Training. Christopher Wade, 19, from South Shields and Michael Glasspool, 21, from Howdon, Wallsend are working towards business administration apprenticeships within the company’s finance and cost control departments. DUCO is a world leader in the design and manufacture […]

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