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Children, Young People & Families Practitioner

TRN partners with University College Birmingham on trailblazing apprenticeship

TRN are proud to announce a trailblazing partnership with University College Birmingham to deliver a child-centred apprenticeship, the Children, Young People & Families Practitioner Standard - Level 4 (Community Pathway) Certificate of Higher Education (Cert HE) qualification.

In June 2018 the new Children, Young People & Families Practitioner – Level 4 apprenticeship standard was approved for delivery in two separate pathways –

Option 1: Residential
Option 2: Community

Kiers Social Value Partnership Breakfast Morning

Kier Social Value Partnership Breakfast Morning

There was a great turn out for Kiers social value breakfast morning at Ponteland School & Leisure Development site organised by Claire Straughan (Kier Social Impact Coordinator). Our Partnership Manager, Richard Whiteley, along with Chris Howard (Job Centre NTW), Mike Hawkins (Generation NE) and CITB were also in attendance which gave the supply chain a perfect platform to have all their questions and queries answered by the experts who sat in front of them.

Construction then and now

Why it is so important to regenerate the construction industry by taking on an apprentice

Social Values that will help in the recovery plan for the construction industry.

Forefather’s message:

In a time of social values our forefathers had a clear message in order to future proof the industry for the next generation.

Keylite Roof Windows

Keylite the Power of Partnership

TRN have struck up another partnership this time with leading Roof Window specialist Keylite Roof Windows Ltd.

Keylite is a UK based manufacturer of roof windows. They offer a full range of roof windows, blinds, timber loft ladders, flashings, electric operation kits and accessories and are proud to be Europe’s fastest growing roof window manufacturer.

Apprenticeship Interview

Tips to help with an apprenticeship interview

Even for the most seasoned professional, interviews can be stressful. When it’s your first ever interview the worry can be overwhelming.

On applying for an apprenticeship role, you will be interviewed by the employer in much the same way as any potential new staff member would be. You aren’t being singled out, everyone goes through the same process when applying for a new job, and like anything, the more preparation you do beforehand, the less anxiety and stress you will go through.

TRN have put together a list of some of the best hints and tips to help you be successful in your next interview.

Want to make big bucks? Then why not become a bricklayer?

Want to make big bucks? Then why not become a bricklayer?

Most people think that to make a good wage you would have done really well in school and university and progressed into a career such as being a Doctor, Psychiatrist or a Banker, and yes these jobs do pay really well, but a lot of people go down very different routes and still earn very good wages.

With some bricklayers making anything from £30,000 to £60,000 per year depending on experience and hours worked it’s no real surprise that it’s a really popular career choice.

Employment Application Form

Apprenticeship Application Tips

Like any job, you will probably be required to complete an application form when applying for an apprenticeship. For some people this can be a tricky exercise, trying to sell yourself in words can be difficult. The aim of your application is to stand out from the crowd and to impresses your potential new employer so much that they invite you for an interview.

TRN have put together a few tips that might come in handy when it comes to filling out your application form.

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