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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.

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.

Apprentice with kitchen electrics

Common misconceptions employers have about recruiting an Apprentice

There seems to be a lot of misconceptions from employers when it comes down to what an apprenticeship is and what benefits they can bring to your business. Here at TRN we often hear from potential new businesses that they don’t have the time or the resources to recruit an apprentice. The reality is hiring an apprentice actually has a positive impact on business.

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.

Top 10 benefits of enrolling onto an Apprenticeship

Top 10 benefits of enrolling onto an Apprenticeship

Starting your career with an Apprenticeship is the perfect way to get hands on learning within the field you want to work in. You get first-hand knowledge of how the industry works.

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.

Health and Social Care Apprenticeships

What is it like to be an apprentice and what are the benefits to employers?

The health and social care sector offers a wide variety of job roles such as the NHS and private sector, local authorities, management, leadership and care work. An apprenticeship combines real work experience with learning and training – making it an attractive stepping stone for many learners.

Health and social care organisations are keen to attract and train motivated learners whilst reducing skills shortages and future-proofing their business. Apprenticeships aren’t just for school leavers. Anyone can earn while they learn, adding skills and qualifications to an existing role or yielding career progression.

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