Apprenticeships Different Work

The most prestigious, popular and niche apprenticeships revealed!

December 9th, 2019

Apprenticeships come in all shapes and sizes, from trades to business, from hospitality to technological, there really is something for everyone! But what are the figures? We regularly get asked by prospective apprentices: ‘What’s the best paid apprenticeship?’, ‘What’s the hardest apprenticeship?’ or ‘What’s the most obscure apprenticeship?’ – So we thought it best to … Continued

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Why Apprenticeships Matter

November 5th, 2019

At the Solent Apprenticeship Hub, we are extremely vocal in our passion for apprenticeships and why apprenticeships matter. People may ask why our team take such pride in our mission of expanding the number of individuals in apprenticeship roles. Our answer is simple, we want the next generation of young people coming up through school … Continued

Are apprentices an asset to business?

October 17th, 2019

At the Solent Apprenticeship Hub, we strongly believe that apprentices are an asset to business. However, our advisers meet with a number of business owners who believe that taking on an apprentice or training their current staff through apprenticeship programmes will not be particularly beneficial to them for reasons such as: lack of return on … Continued

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Should I encourage apprenticeships? Advice to parents on apprenticeships

September 9th, 2019

There is no doubt that there has been a stigma surrounding apprenticeships for a long time, with many claiming that apprenticeships are for “under-achievers,” or an alternative for those who cannot afford to study at university, and there seems to be little advice to parents on apprenticeships. However, apprenticeships have become an equally great opportunity … Continued

The Stigmas Surrounding Apprenticeships

September 9th, 2019

Tackling the misconceptions and often stigmas surrounding apprenticeships is a high priority for the Solent Apprenticeship Hub team, as we are faced with a number of the same questions regularly or come across others at events who will ask us questions such as: ‘Aren’t apprenticeships for more vocational industries?’ or ‘I was told I am … Continued

Why you should consider an apprenticeship as your next step

September 9th, 2019

So you have just completed your GCSE’s… Or your A-Levels… Or your BTEC… Or degree… Or you are at any stage in your life where you feel like you want a change in direction or career? I’m sure that you have considered a lot of different options depending on what level you are at and … Continued