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Real Life Story: Lewis

Lewis began as a Mechatronics Engineering Apprentice after realising that classroom based University learning was not working for him. He secured a factory job at Gilberts Ltd in Blackpool and learned of the Apprenticeship vacancy in November 2018. He said, " I have always been a practical learner rather than an academic person and enjoy being...

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Real Life Story: Kyle

Kyle began his Fabrication and Welding Apprenticeship in 2017 when the offer of a placement at Stolle Machinery EMS Group helped him to choose between A-Levels and an Apprenticeship. Kyle's school were championing...

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Real Life Story: Alfie

Alfie began his Fabrication and Welding Engineering Apprenticeship at Althams Fabrication when he was 19 after hearing about Training 2000 at school. When asked about why he chose an Apprenticeship, he said " You...

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Real Life Story: Harry

Harry began his Apprenticeship when he saw a vacancy he was interested in. He was deciding between A-Levels and an Apprenticeship at the time. A real drive to complete an Apprenticeship was the no debt aspect and...

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Real Life Story: Nathanael

Nathanael finished his GCSEs and came to Training 2000 to complete an Advanced Engineering Apprenticeship in 2011. He comes from a family of engineers and has had an understanding and passion for the sector from a...

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Engineering FAQs

Q - How long do engineering Apprenticeships last? A - Most of our Apprenticeships are 4 years but can be shorter dependant on the type of engineering you are learning.   Q - What areas of engineering do you do Apprenticeships in? A - We offer engineering Apprenticeships in a range of areas, such as CAD (Computer Aided Design), Welding,...

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FAQs

Q - What is an Apprenticeship? A - An apprenticeship is a real job where you learn, gain experience and get paid. You’re an employee with a contract of employment and holiday leave. By the end of an apprenticeship, you’ll have the right skills and knowledge needed for your chosen career.   Q - What is a Traineeship? A - A Traineeship...

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Accountancy FAQs

Q - What does AAT stand for? A -Association of Accounting Technicians and is a highly recognised professional accounting qualification   Q - What is the AAT qualification equal to? A - The AAT qualification is...

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Healthcare FAQs

Q - Do I get a uniform? A - Uniform may be required within your work setting, this will be arranged with your employer.   Q - How many days would I work / attend Training 2000? A - You will attend one day of...

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Scaffolding FAQs

 Q - I struggle with English/Maths – can I still apply? A - Absolutely - we support all learners to develop their Maths/English skills throughout the programme and deliver Functional Skills qualifications at the...

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Traineeships FAQs

Q - What is a Traineeship? A - A Traineeship is a short course that is geared towards supporting you to gain an Apprenticeship or employment. It includes a work placement and will help you become more employable...

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Optical Assistant FAQs

Q - I have commitments at home do I have to travel much? A - No the course is delivered completely on-line but your employer may require you to travel   Q - Do I need a computer? A - You will need access to either a PC, laptop, tablet or smart phone with the internet   Q - I have not got grade 3 in maths, can I still start the...

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Digital FAQs

Q - What is the difference between the three Digital Apprenticeships? A - Within the IT industry the skills you learn the building blocks that allow you to progress through different and more senior roles. Infrastructure Technician is normally the first of those blocks and everything else is built upon that. You can then progress onto the Network...

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Dental Nursing FAQs

Q - Do I get a uniform? A - Your workplace will provide you with a uniform   Q - How many days would I work / attend Training 2000? A - Four days in the workplace and one day per week at Training...

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Business Admin & Customer Service FAQs

Q - What does a ‘portfolio of evidence’ mean? A - This relates to evidence collected by the learner to ‘prove’ they have met the standards. This could be examples of work completed, positive feedback received...

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Automotive Technologies FAQs

Q - How often will I attend Training 2000? A - For the Accident Repair Apprenticeships (Paint, Body, Electrical) this is on a block release basis of 3 days per month. The Light Vehicle, Heavy Vehicle and Autocare is on...

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Real Life Story: Abbi

Dental Nursing Apprentice Abbi, not only completed the Dental programme but received a distinction in her end point assessment. When talking about her time at Training 2000, she said, "Training 2000 were brilliant...

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 Real Life Success Story – Joe

Joe Started his AAT Accountancy Apprenticeship in October 2014 aged 17 after trying to study A-Levels at College for a year and realising it wasn’t the route for him. He had heard about Apprenticeships through friends and family and later found Training 2000 online. Joe recall's how he nearly didn't end up working for Gow and Partners; "I...

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Real Life Story: Francesca

Francesca, 22 from Chorley became a part of the Training 2000 team three and a half years ago, straight after completing her A-Levels at college. She has always been well aware that she learns much better on the job, so  knew an apprenticeship was the most appropriate and enjoyable option for moving forward. Francesca started off as a Business...

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Real Life Story: Pia

Pia, 22 from Burnley came to Training 2000 as a Business Administration Apprentice after completing her A-Levels at College. She began as an Apprentice at Training 2000 as a HSE Administrator. Pia has completed her...

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Real Life Story: Frankie

Currently working on her HND after becoming fully qualified Frankie, living in Skipton, knew from aged 13 that she wanted to get into Engineering. Her high school - South Craven in Keighley - celebrated Girls into...

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Real Life Story: Naomi

Engineering Apprentice Naomi, knew from choosing her GCSE options in year 9 that she wanted to get into Engineering. She attended Darwen Vale High School and Engineering College where she was supported and directed to...

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Real Life Story: Bethany

Former Training 2000 apprentice Bethany Smithson continues on successful journey to becoming a dental therapist   A young mum-of-two from Blackburn has moved a step closer to achieving her dream of becoming a...

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Matthew wins GOLD at WorldSkills UK Finals!

Such amazing news to find out that Matthew Sutton from Abbotts in Blackburn has won GOLD in the Automotive Body Repair finals at the World Skills UK finals over the weekend! To say we are proud would be an understatement! All of that hard work has payed off incredibly and he now has a GOLD MEDAL to show for it. Matthew performed...

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Real Life Story: Laura

Laura started her apprenticeship after two years of study with a sixth form college. She applied for her job at Ghyllmount Dental Practice and then began her apprenticeship in order to learn and develop her knowledge and skills whilst she worked in a busy environment. Through completing this apprenticeship Laura has discovered in interest in...

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Real Life Story: David

David left college after realising his first year wasn’t taking him in the direction that he wanted to go in. He decided to complete a Business Admin Traineeship here at Training 2000 in order to continue onto his...

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Real Life Story: Michael

Michael first began his Accounting Apprenticeship back in November 2015 after completing his A-Levels and deciding University was not the route for him. Training providers such as Training 2000 visited his school and...

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Real Life Story: Sumiya

Sumiya started her Apprenticeship in 2016, after completing a BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social care. She initially decided to complete a Business Admin Apprenticeship as one of her friends had...

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Real Life Story: Jake

Jake completed his Advanced Level 3 Apprenticeship in Engineering Technical Support whilst in employment at Steel Dynamics, Blackburn. The earning whilst learning aspect was extremely appealing to Jake once he has...

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Real Life Story: Preston City Council

Three apprentices from Preston City Council and Harris Museum are celebrating the successful completion of their Level 2 Customer Services apprenticeships. Not only that but they are the first three to complete the new style of apprenticeships since the Apprenticeship Reforms were introduced in May 2017. On completion of their...

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Real Life Story: Joanne

Joanne aged 50 started the Dental Nursing Apprenticeship with low self-esteem and confidence. She was showing fantastic abilities and qualities of a Dental Nurse and was enjoying her role within the practice. With good feedback on assessment and good exam results from her Dental exams and Functional Skills, Joanne’s confidence started to grow....

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Real Life Story: Bradley

Bradley began his Business Admin Apprenticeship at Avondale Primary School after his first year at college wasn’t what he had planned or had expected. He realised that he would be able to better himself in an...

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Real Life Story: Taylor

Taylor completed her Dental Nursing Apprenticeship in 2016 and knew from day one that she wanted to progress into the Dental Industry and become a Dental Hygienist and Therapist. This decisiveness was helped by the...

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Real Life Story: Justina

Justina started her Business Apprenticeship at Inspired Energy in Kirkham in October 2017. Her brilliant attitude to work has helped in the overcoming of challenges throughout her journey as an Apprentice immensely....

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Real Life Story: Daisy Communications

Daisy is a leading independent unified communications provider, providing business broadband, VoIP, telephone systems and IT solutions throughout the UK. The company plans are to focus on succession planning and...

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Real Life Story: Mohammed

Engineering apprentice Mohammed has had an excellent start to his career thanks to employer Chubb Systems and his Apprenticeship with Training 2000. Mohammed chose an Apprenticeship with Chubb Systems because it gave him the option to try out different engineering roles within the business before deciding which one was best suited to him. This...

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Real life story: Declan

Declan started his Accountancy Apprenticeship at the East Lancashire Hospitals Trust when he was 18. In the first year of his Apprenticeship he worked in Management Accounts. The following year Declan moved into the Medicine and Community Division to give him experience of clinical areas. Declan’s manager Philip only has praise for him and...

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Real life story: Alex

Alex started his apprenticeship straight from school. An apprenticeship was the perfect way for him to get the qualifications to fast track his career. His first substantive role at East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust...

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Traie – Work Expereince

Traie started a work placement at Kitchener 2000. This was only ever going to be a work experience for Traie to add to his CV. On his first day Traie's bus didn’t turn up, so he walked the 3.5 miles to...

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Martha – Military Preparation Programme

Martha is 16. She left school and went straight into a job but she decided that she wanted a challenge so joined the Military Preparation Programme. "I would recommend this course as it has improved my fitness and...

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Joshua – Military Preparation Programme

Joshua is 16 and lives in Blackpool, before he started the Military Preparation Programme he was studying electronics. "Joining this programme has helped me with my fitness, discipline and given me a brand new outlook...

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Kris gets gold

Kris came out on top and brought the gold Medal in CNC turning at the World Skills UK competition. Kris said: “I didn’t think that I’d done well enough to win as the competition as is so tough, but I was so happy when they announced my name as the gold winner. I can’t wait to start training for Squad...

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Declan works hard to gain an apprenticeship

"Declan was on work experience for 6 weeks at Lancashire Windscreen. During his trial Declan learnt the process of taking out and fitting vehicle windscreens. Lancashire Windscreens were so impressed with Declan, they offered him an...

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Zainab’s hard work pays off

Zainab started a work trail at the charity Global Rahmah. While on her work placement Zainab helped with fundraising for refugees in Rohingya Bangladesh. She has been dealing with phone enquiries, paperwork chasing,...

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Charlie: Work Experience to Apprenticeship

"Charlie has had a 2 week trial at ‘Lancashire Saw’ where he was shown different equipment and learnt new skills such as using the Blade Shaper. After a successful trial Charlie has been offered an...

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Sol’s Work Experience

"Sol has always wanted to work with cars in any capacity but hadn’t managed to again any work experience. With Training 2000’s help Sol gained a work placement at Bradley MOT centre in Nelson. He is helping with...

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Finishing First

We were contacted by Training 2000 to help a young person by giving them the opportunity of a work placement with the possibility leading on to an apprenticeship.  We interviewed and took one of the leaners on a 5...

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Voltek Automation Ltd

At Voltek Automation Ltd we were looking to employ an apprentice in our admin department. Training 2000 Ltd gave us the opportunity to take on a prospective candidate on a work experience. This is working out to be a tremendous idea as it gives the candidate a flavour of their prospective work environment, future colleagues and the type of work...

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Frankie – Engineering

Frankie first found out about engineering while she was in year 8 at high school. She came to an event at Training 2000 that was aimed at getting girls into engineering and joined our Saturday morning club when she was in year 11. Since then she knew that a career in engineering was for her! "It’s good that they still do engineering for girls...

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Lesley Builds Business Career Though Apprenticeship

After starting a business admin apprenticeship working at Baxter Life Training and studying at Training 2000, Lesley has gained vital skills which will help her career go from strength to strength. After accepting...

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Business Admin Apprentice Steers Career in Right Direction

A business admin apprentice who works in Training 2000’s automotive department has talked about how he is enjoying his role and why he chose an apprenticeship to kick-start his career. Ben, 18, applied for an...

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Praise for Automotive Training Courses

Training 2000’s automotive department has received praise from a customer for their support and training delivery. The Karl Vella Group, based across the North of England, have placed staff onto several of the...

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Amy Gains Career Spark Through Training 2000 HNC

An apprentice has talked about how she is benefiting from studying the Level 4 engineering HNC at Training 2000 as a continuation from her apprenticeship. Amy, who works at Chubb Systems, wanted to complete the HNC...

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Richard Progresses Scaffolding Career

An apprentice has built up his career in the scaffolding industry through an apprenticeship with Training 2000. Starting at Speedier Scaffolding in 2015, once he was offered the chance to undergo his NVQ Level 2 he felt he could not pass the opportunity up. Richard said: I enjoy the physical and technical challenges scaffolding brings to...

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Finance Apprenticeship ‘Multiplies’ Emma’s Career Progression

When looking to build her skills, Emma knew that getting into work straight away through an apprenticeship was the best way for her to grow her accountancy career – and since completing her apprenticeship has continued to progress. Starting in 2011 at East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust (ELHT) where she still works today, Emma has a clear...

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Jordan hitting heights with scaffolding apprenticeship

After starting a scaffolding apprenticeship, Jordan has gone from strength to strength – gaining praise from his employer and Training 2000’s team of scaffolding experts. He moved into his current role after...

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Christie’s career growth supported through scaffolding apprenticeship

Christie started his scaffolding career journey in 2015, and soon after was asked by his employer Lenehan Scaffolding if he would like to complete an NVQ Level 2 apprenticeship. He jumped at the opportunity and is...

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Alex Takes Apprenticeship Route for Accounting Career Growth

Former apprentice Alex has talked about how progressing through an accountancy apprenticeship provided him with the opportunity to rapidly grow his career. Training 2000 found Alex his placement and alongside his...

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Alex Praises Apprenticeships After Engineering World Skills Medal

Engineering apprentice Alex has recommended apprenticeships as a fantastic way to gain key career skills – after achieving a mechanical engineering bronze medal at the national World Skills competition. Starting...

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John-Robbie ‘Engineers’ World Skills Win

World Skills UK medal winner John-Robbie has talked to us about why an apprenticeship was the right decision for him. First considering going down the university route, John-Robbie then decided that he wanted to learn a trade whilst in work – so the apprenticeship route was perfect for him. He added that time management, communication and...

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Learner ‘Brushes Up’ with Dental Diploma

A Training 2000 learner has successfully qualified with flying colours as a dental nurse. Emma completed her diploma in dental nursing, meeting all targets and going above and beyond the criteria. She said that the course allowed her to manage the workload well, and focus on each individual assignment. Praising her experience, Emma...

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Taylor benefits from Dental Nursing Course

A learner has benefited from Training 2000’s dental nursing team – praising the course and her tutor after managing to complete the programme within 1 year. Taylor, 21, had already been in surgery for 6 months...

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Accountancy Apprenticeship ‘Adds up’ for Serena

Serena After excelling within an accounting apprenticeship, Serena has discussed her experiences which have led her to complete her course and how she has developed her skills within the workplace. Starting in...

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Scaffolding Apprentice Supported in Building Business Career

A former Training 2000 apprentice is celebrating after achieving two milestones in her career development. Laura has worked at the North West training provider for nearly 5 years, gaining her Level 2, 3 and now 4 in...

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Isaac Takes Steps to Success and Builds Engineering Career

A young person from Blackburn has secured an engineering apprenticeship after completing the Steps to Success programme at Training 2000. After attending an open day earlier in the year, Isaac applied for the...

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4 cyber security myths busted

Our Cyber Security Business Manager Sarah Green is on hand to debunk some of the myths surrounding our cyber world.   T or F? “Hackers? They must be some breed of technological genii” Answer: F. It is impeccably simple to learn how to perform basic hacks. There are numerous online forums dedicated to step by step guides for how...

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Junaid Chooses Apprenticeship to Launch Business Career

Business Admin apprentice Junaid has talked about his experiences learning new skills whilst earning a wage – and urged other young people to choose an apprenticeship when starting out in their chosen career. Initially starting at Training 2000 as a trainee, over six weeks Junaid grew in confidence and his skills, successfully applying for a...

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Jana Progresses with Business Apprenticeship

After knowing she did not want to take the College and University route following her GCSE’s, Jana decided that an apprenticeship was the way she wanted to kick-start her career – working at Green Vale Homes, part...

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Callum Benefiting From Business Admin Apprenticeship

Since starting in October 2015 following taking part in the Steps to Success programme and a Traineeship within the business, Callum has grown in his role as a Business Admin apprentice working within Training 2000 –...

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Jack builds career through business admin apprenticeship

The ability to develop key skills which influence a young person’s career in the short, medium and long term whilst remaining within a working environment is a major plus from taking on an apprenticeship. Jack has...

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Former learners talk about their apprenticeship experiences

As part of National Apprenticeship Week 2016, two former apprentices and current council employees have talked about the positives from studying whilst in work, and how completing an apprenticeship through Training 2000...

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Heather talks about positive apprenticeship experience

When starting an apprenticeship, you’re taking the first step on your chosen career path – gaining on-the-job experience whilst gaining the relevant qualifications. To mark National Apprenticeship Week, we talked to a former Training 2000 learner about their experiences, and how her career has benefitted from an apprenticeship. Heather...

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Sophie Completes Business Admin apprenticeship

After completing her business admin apprenticeship through Training 2000, Sophie has talked about the positive effects from learning whilst in work. Mixing work with study has helped Sophie broaden her horizons, and also allowed her to make real progression in the work place – completing tasks to a higher standard. Starting her role at...

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Aaron Excels With Business Admin Courses

Aaron is currently making excellent progress in his Business Admin Apprenticeship, after successfully completing the Business Admin Traineeship Programme. Prior to starting the traineeship, Aaron only held a few...

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Fergus Glad He Counted on Accountancy Apprenticeship

Nineteen-year-old Fergus, from Lancaster, has successfully started out on his accountancy career through a Training 2000 supported apprenticeship. The AAT course provides an industry recognised, hands-on...

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Training 2000 Appoints Cyber Manager as Training Facility Nears Completion

Training 2000 has appointed Sarah Green as business manager for cyber security – and will be responsible for developing the new cyber security training facility based in Nelson. Previously strategic operations...

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Gulam Aims High With Construction Apprenticeship

18-year-old Gulam is celebrating after being accepted onto his dream construction Apprenticeship. Gulam, from Blackburn, started out at 16 doing an Engineering qualification at Lancashire University Technical College...

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Learner Journey: Engineering Apprentice

Rashid, 19, talks to us about his journey from Business Administration Traineeship to Engineering Apprentice. “It has been an amazing year. The Traineeship was really good and kick-started my career. “I already had a maths qualification so I completed my English Functional Skills whilst on the Traineeship which helped me to get onto my...

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Project Control apprentices partner with the NHS

We were approached by our customer East Lancs NHS Trust, via the Electronic Biomedical Engineering department, as they had a problem with a monitor on an anaesthetic system widely used in operating theatres across their sites in Blackburn and Burnley. A small part which attached the monitor was not fit for purpose and they asked the Project...

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Liam- WorldSkillsUK Gold Medal Winner

Along with other learners from Training 2000, Liam, an engineering apprentice from Burnley, took home a medal from the 2014 national finals of the prestigious WorldSkillsUK competition. The Paradigm Precision employee,...

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NHS – Traineeships

“All the candidates had been trained in the interview process and made interviewing them extremely easy and allowed candidates to excel without being nervous.  Our Trainee is doing exceptionally well. She has...

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Mariam- Carousel Study Programme

Eighteen-year-old Mariam, from Blackburn, has entered the world of work after succesfully completing a study programme with Training 2000. Combining practical work experience and qualifications, the carousel study...

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Lauren – Dental Apprentice

A Cumbrian Dental Apprentice has been commended for her hard work, dedication and ability as a Dental Nurse by both her training provider and employer. Lauren Ormandy, 18, based at Wigton Dental Practice, has...

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Andrew- Mechanical Engineering

22 year-old Andrew from Warrington has made a major step forward in his career thanks to an apprenticeship at Nuvia, delivered by Lancashire-based training provider Training 2000. When leaving school Andrew realised he wanted to learn a trade whilst studying for an academic qualification, as opposed to the traditional route of going to college...

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How a Swiss student helped to solve an English manufacturing problem

Every year thousands of exchange students come to the UK to study, especially in the construction and engineering sectors. As a company that is passionate about training and the manufacturing industry, we at Training 2000 felt that this year we wanted to get involved, as we believe that the exchange of knowledge and techniques on an...

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Together Housing

The Together Housing Group is not just known for building and managing homes, it also does the same for careers. One of the biggest social landlords, spanning the North of England, the Group has a...

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What is it like being a tutor at Training 2000?

“The great thing about being a tutor is that no day is the same. I train a wide range of people from school leavers to automotive technicians who need to renew their qualifications, all of which have different needs...

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Spotlight on a Training Partner

Based in Derby, our training partner Marie Fletcher works with one of our Blue Chip clients that specialise in Aerospace, Engineering and Nuclear. Marie is dedicated to this client and for the last 8 months has been...

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NHS Cumbria

"The Introduction of Apprenticeships into the Trust has been hugely successful. Working with a quality provider, Training 2000, ensures that the Trust is able to provide the job based skills and knowledge at the same...

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Royal Mail

As a much-loved and trusted brand, Royal Mail wanted to develop and invest in the skills of young people. However, as a national company, finding the correct training partner which would be able to meet the needs and values of a large company whilst delivering a high-quality and bespoke course seemed difficult. As one of the largest Group...

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Damian – Scaffolding

Damian, 26, from Burnley has been able to turn redundancy into employment with recognised qualifications to boot, thanks to the Response to Redundancy programme delivered by Blackburn based training provider, Training 2000. Having recently been made redundant from the scaffolding industry, Damian was struggling to find further employment. To add...

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Sam – Study Programme

Seventeen-year-old Sam has turned his hobby into a future career with the help of Blackburn-based training provider, Training 2000. Darwen resident Sam had enjoyed working on cars since the age of 14, and used...

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Michael – Engineering

Michael, 20, from Preston has engineered himself a top career through an Apprenticeship at Royal Mail delivered by Lancashire based training provider Training 2000. When leaving school Michael realised he wanted to...

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Robert – Engineering, Hanson Cement

Robert, 19, from Clitheroe has engineered himself a top career through an Apprenticeship at Hanson Cement delivered by Lancashire based training provider Training 2000. When leaving school Robert realised he wanted...

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Beth Douglas – Engineering Instructor

When Beth Douglas, from Blackburn left Training 2000 as a Time Served Toolmaker in 2001 after completing a Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeship, little did she know that she would be going full-circle in her journey...

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Daniel – Construction

As Daniel approached the end of school he wasn’t exactly sure what his next move would be. He was keen to continue learning but also wanted to get a job so he could start earning a wage. Thanks to a careers day at his school, Holy Cross Catholic High in Chorley, he had the opportunity to talk to employers and training providers and discovered...

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Kelly – Construction, Plumbing

A mum-of-four is fulfilling her life’s ambition to become a plumber with the help of Training 2000. Kelly, 33, had always dreamed of following her father’s career path, but it was only when her dad, Terry, died a few yeas ago that she decided to follow her heart and take a change of career from hairdressing. Now, after completing her NVQ...

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Matthew – Business Admin

Twenty four-year-old Matthew has made a major step forward in his career thanks to an Apprenticeship with Training 2000. Beginning his Apprenticeship in Business Administration just weeks after his final GCSE exam at...

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Caroline – Accountancy

Twenty-two-year-old Caroline is getting closer to fulfilling her career aspirations with the help of Training 2000. Caroline, from Preston, is currently a Higher Apprentice at Rosy Apple Childcare in Avenham, Preston...

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Jack – Business Admin

20 year-old Jack, from Preston, is successfully climbing the legal career ladder following an Apprenticeship at Lancashire training provider, Training 2000. Having achieved Level 2 and 3 NVQs in Business...

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Martin – Accountancy

Martin broke new ground when he signed up for an Apprenticeship; he became the first Apprentice ever taken on by his employer, Nixon Williams Ltd. But so impressed was the Blackpool-based firm of contractor...

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Summer – Accountancy

Summer has good reason to feel proud: she’s in a full-time job doing something she loves and has the prospect of a solid career ahead. Two years ago things looked very different when she left College with three A-Levels and her sights set on going to university. Now aged 20, she admits that she lacked enthusiasm for higher education,...

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Rachael – Business Admin

Training 2000 business administration apprentice, Rachael, from Blackpool, is urging young people to consider Apprenticeships as a great way to gain experience and get on the career ladder. Unsure of which route to take after leaving school, Rachael decided to begin a hairdressing Apprenticeship. Although she didn’t enjoy working in a salon...

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Bradley – Accountancy

Six staff at PM & M are completing a professional accountancy qualification and the latest apprentice to finish their Apprenticeship was 19-year-old Bradley, from Burnley. Bradley’s friends and family...

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Sarah – Business Administration

A 26-year-old former apprentice from Blackpool is chasing the sweet taste of success after completing an Apprenticeship in Business Administration with Training 2000. Sarah and her mum, Karen, a trained cake...

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Reanne – Study Programme

Twelve months ago Reanne couldn't decide which direction her career should take. But a four-month course with Training 2000 put her on track for success, and now she is hoping that she will one day fulfil her...

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Dominic – Automotive

Accrington-based coach company, Moving PEOPLE, has committed to working to recruiting its second apprentice in as many years after its current training 2000 apprentice successfully supported the growth of its vehicle...

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Sam – Military Preparation Programme

Sam started with Training 2000 on the Military Preparation Course after completed year 11 at Hargher Clough PRU where he had been referred due to behavioural problems from his mainstream school. Sam left school with no official qualifications so his main aim of the programme was to firstly complete qualifications in English and Maths as well as...

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Paul – Military Preparation Programme

While Paul attended the Military Preparation Programme he was going through a tough time with other family members and was living with his Auntie as he had a strained relationship with his parents. He was desperate to gain entry into the Armed Forces and made his application at the Bolton Army Careers office. The Careers Office recommended that...

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Craig – Military Preparation Programme

Craig attended the Military Preparation Programme as he was struggling with his application to join for the job of his dreams, to join the Royal Air Force. Craig was low on the main aspects that were needed to make...

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Chloe – Military Preparation Programme

Chloe started with Training 2000 on the Military Preparation Programme in May 2013 with no application to the Armed Forces. All she knew was she enjoyed sports at school. Chloe's initial assessment showed that she...

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Anthony – Military Preparation

"I would strongly recommend all young people to join this course as it vastly improves your fitness. Also you meet new friends and it helps build your confidence. The knowledge that you gain on the course is not...

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Rebekah – Military Preparation

This course really helps you decide if a career in the Armed Forces is what you really want to do - I've now got a date to join the Army in...

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Bethany – Military Preparation

Beth started the programmes in September 2013, joining us from Shaftesbury House Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) in Chorley, Lancashire.   She had confidence issues, low self-esteem and major family related problems to deal with. We were able to use the interview and review process undertaken by the Engagement Advisers to identify a clear need for...

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Partwell Group Committed to Young Learners

Based in the heart of East Lancashire, Partwell Engineering has supported local apprentices for more than four years. Having so far employed six young learners, two in Engineering and four in Business Administration, the family-run business, which specialises in plastics and engineering, is committed to the promotion and progression of its...

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Kieran – Engineering

Barnoldswick’s Kieran is soaring towards a career in aeronautical engineering thanks to an Apprenticeship at Rolls-Royce plc. After a false start on a degree course in Perth, the 20-year-old decided he would prefer...

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Kate – Dental

Kate, from Rawtenstall, started her career as a Dental Nurse after deciding that sixth form wasn’t for her. Soon after securing a job with Wellgate Dental Practice in Clitheroe Kate embarked on an Apprenticeship in...

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Laura – Construction

Laura, from Earby, has swapped her bedside manner for boilers, after taking the unusual step of joining her father’s business rather than pursuing a career in healthcare. Now the twenty three year-old is urging...

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Anna – Business Admin

An administration co-ordinator in children’s services at the Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is among one of the first to complete a Level 4 NVQ through a learning assistant e-portfolio with Training...

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Lauren- Automotive

An apprentice from Chorley was so inspired by MTV show ‘Pimp My Ride’, she decided to pursue an Apprenticeship at a local car body repair firm. Twenty-year-old Lauren is completing an Apprenticeship in refinishing at Central Bodyshop, Buckingham Street, and applied for a qualification with Training 2000 after meeting the motor vehicle team...

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Leon – Plumbing

As with many secondary school students, 16-year-old Leon from Leyland was unsure about whether to study A-Levels or embark on a more hands-on approach. Thanks to the breadth of courses available from England’s largest Group Training Association, Training 2000, Leon is quickly gaining a wealth of skills and experience on the path to becoming a...

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Capita Symonds Ltd

"Through our association with Training 2000, numerous apprentices have proved to be of such a high standard that we have taken them on as employees. Training 2000's commitment to tailor their training to meet...

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Colleen – Adult Learning

Colleen started Impact2 after hearing about it at the Job Centre.  After only 3 weeks on the course Colleen was offered a job as the canteen manager at Thornton Hall Farm. Colleen said: "Without the skills I...

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Taseen- Business Traineeship

“I wanted to do an Apprenticeship but it was hard to find an employer. Then I heard about Training 2000’s Business Traineeship programme which has helped me enormously. I got a work placement at Pendle Council and...

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