As an awarding and apprentice assessment organisation, TQUK's a little bit interested in youth skills. Youths tend to make up the vast majority of apprenticeship placements in the UK and internationally, and it is vital to give the necessary skills to young people in order to secure the health of the economy of the future and help them lead fulfilling and productive lives.

So TQUK, on World Youth Skills Day 2017, is joining with many other organisations, including UNESCO, to promote awareness for the need to emphasize the importance of training our young people for the future.

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Recently, our new business development manager and TQUK columnist, Kelle McQuade, was at the Poultec Annual Learner Awards, an event celebrating the Norfolk-based training provider’s learners in subjects as wide-ranging as agriculture, manufacturing and customer service.

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Apprenticeships have entered a brave new world, full of danger and possibility.

Many government reforms have just kicked in and a lot of organisations, whether they be employers, training providers or others, are still trying to figure out how to operate in this new landscape of trailblazers, apprenticeship standards, EPA and apprentice assessment. The industry currently lives in very interesting times.

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square.jpgTQUK is expanding and moving offices on Friday 4th August.

As always, we will respond to emails/calls as quickly as possible but please note there may be points in the day with limited availability.

The final day for certificate printing week commencing 31st July will be Thursday 3rd August* before our printers are stacked on the reliant robin and transported to our new abode in Sale.

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The other day, the government released its guidance document on off the job training. This is an aspect of all apprenticeships that all trainers/employers must provide. It’s what a lot of us have been waiting for for a while now, and finally we have something to go on.

And TQUK is here to guide you across the perilous Seas of Apprenticeship Standards to white shores.

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