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National Apprenticeship Week (NAW2019)

National Apprenticeship Week (NAW 2019) is here! It takes place from the 4th to 8th March 2019 and is coordinated by the National Apprenticeship Service. .  This annual celebration of apprenticeships is about bringing the whole apprenticeship community together to celebrate the impact of apprenticeships on individuals, employers and the economy.

‘Blaze a Trail’ will be the theme for National Apprenticeship Week 2019 (NAW 2019).

Apprenticeships and Skills Minister Anne Milton said:

”Blazing a trail is what being an apprentice is all about and will be our theme for National Apprenticeship Week 2019. Because that’s what’s happening up and down the country – apprentices and employers blazing a trail.

I want everyone to recognise the change that apprenticeships can bring – for employers blazing a trail to new markets, apprentices to new career opportunities and for colleges and training providers raising the skills levels for everyone.”

Keith Smith, director, Education and Skills Funding Agency said:

”I want the 12th annual National Apprenticeship Week to be the biggest and most successful, yet.

The theme for this year: Blaze a Trail is at the heart of what apprenticeships are all about. I really hope our partners feel as excited about it as we do and, like previous years, they will can get fully behind the Week.

We want everyone to consider hosting an event or activity so more people get to see and hear about the huge benefits apprenticeships can bring to employers, individuals and local communities.”

Resource Group will be supporting the National Apprenticeship Week by celebrating the success of our Apprenticeship programme. We have delivered Apprenticeships for over 10 years, with clients including: British Airways, Virgin Atlantic Airways, Thomas Cook,  easyJet Airline Company, AirTanker, Cobham Aviation Services UK and Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group.

We offer Level 3 and Level 4 Apprenticeship programmes, comprising of theoretical, workshop and on-aircraft practical trainig within our state-of-the-art facilities. This is complemented by a period of on-the-job training with experienced licensed aircraft engineers at each employer’s operational base. Our apprentices and trainees work towards a globally recognised industry qualification to equip them for maintaining aircraft. Our apprentices can expect to achieve an EASA Part-66, Category A Licence along with a City & GUilds Level 3 Diploma and Extended BVQ qualification in Aircraft Maintenance after succesful completion of the apprenticeship.

For further information on our Apprenticeship programme please click here: Resource Group Apprenticeship Programme

Over the next 5 days we will be supporting the NAW2019 and Blaze a trail campaign with #askaapprenticeday on Wednesday, an insight into our Apprenticeship programme and a general celebration of Apprenticeships within our industry. Follow, like and share to showcase how apprenticeships bring new energy and passion into organisations. Apprenticeships are a great path for people at any stage of their career from those starting out, to those re-entering the workforce, or those wanting to reskill or change careers.

Let’s keep up the great work!



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