Welcome to a momentous milestone in our journey – 10 years of Apprentice Team Ltd! As a company committed to providing quality apprenticeship training, we are proud to look back on the last decade. Filled with remarkable achievements, we’ve empowered countless individuals to embark on successful career paths. Join us in this special blog post as we reminisce on the significant milestones that have shaped our organisation. Throughout August, we’ll be celebrating the invaluable impact we’ve had on shaping the futures of aspiring professionals. From humble beginnings to a thriving community, it’s time to celebrate the growth, learning, and accomplishments that define our decade-long story.
From Referral Agency to Subcontractor (2013)
In 2013, Apprentice Team Ltd underwent a pivotal transformation, transitioning from a trusted referral agency to a subcontractor in the field of apprenticeship training. This milestone marked a significant turning point in our journey, enabling us to broaden our scope and reach. By becoming a subcontractor, we strengthened our commitment to providing high-quality apprenticeship programs while solidifying our position in the industry.
Expansion to a Larger Premises (2015)
Apprentice Team Ltd began to experience remarkable growth. So, we seized the opportunity to expand into a larger and more accommodating premises in 2015. This strategic move allowed us to enhance our capacity to serve learners and partner with businesses effectively. Our commitment to providing apprenticeship training was further strengthened by the increased resources and facilities. As we celebrate a decade of success, we look back at this milestone that propelled us to greater heights. This helped us in empowering even more individuals to pursue their career aspirations with confidence.
Attaining a Direct Government Contract (2017)
A momentous achievement came to fruition in 2017. Apprentice Team Ltd secured a coveted direct government contract. This milestone marked a significant moment. It granted us the independence to receive direct funding from the ESFA (Education and Skills Funding Agency). With this contract, we solidified our position as a trusted apprenticeship training provider and expanded our reach. Making a profound impact on the lives of aspiring professionals. We’re so proud to reflect on this crucial accomplishment. It has enabled us to deliver exceptional apprenticeship programmes and shape brighter futures for learners across various industries.
Celebrating Tom’s Success (2020)
At Apprentice Team Ltd, we take immense pride in the accomplishments of our team members. And in 2020, we had a special reason to celebrate. Our fantastic Business Development Manager, Tom, was honoured as the regional winner of the Advanced Apprentice of the Year Award. This prestigious recognition highlights Tom’s outstanding dedication and commitment to advancing himself and his work through apprenticeship training. Looking back, it underscores our unwavering commitment to nurturing talent and fostering a culture of continuous growth and success within our organisation.
OFSTED ‘Good’ Rating (2020)
By 2020, our commitment to excellence was validated when we earned an impressive ‘Good’ rating from OFSTED. This recognition reflects the dedication of our team and the exceptional quality of our apprenticeship standards. The rating demonstrates our effectiveness in providing valuable education and support to learners. Showing how we equip them with the skills, knowledge and behaviours needed to succeed in their chosen careers.
Embracing the ‘Kickstart Scheme’ (2021-2022)
As the post-COVID ‘Kickstart Scheme’ began, Apprentice Team Ltd enthusiastically participated, making a significant impact on the lives of young talent aged 18-24. Through this initiative, we successfully placed over 1200 participants in 6-month work placements within their desired industries. Our dedication to empowering the next generation of professionals shone through, as we provided invaluable opportunities for hands-on experience and skill development. This milestone exemplifies our commitment to bridging the gap between education and real-world career opportunities, fostering a brighter and more promising future for aspiring learners.
Diverse Apprenticeship Programmes (2023)
After 10 years of Apprentice Team, we are proud to offer a comprehensive range of 17 different apprenticeship programmes. Each tailored to meet the unique needs and aspirations of our learners and employers. Delivered one-to-one by industry-specialist tutors, our apprenticeships provide unparalleled opportunities for skill enhancement and career advancement. Whether in Business Administration, Digital Marketing, Payroll & Finance, or many other industries, our programmes cater to diverse interests and career paths. Feel free to explore the breadth of possibilities we offer to learners across our website.
Accreditation and Recognitions (2023)
Our commitment to delivering excellence is further exemplified by the annual accreditation and recognitions we continue to receive. Our dedication to maintaining the highest standards is acknowledged by awarding bodies such as CIPS, AAT, CIPD, BCS, NCFE, ICQ, CMI, and 1st for EPA. Additionally, we take pride in receiving our annual Cyber Essentials Award, ensuring a secure online learning environment. Lastly, our accreditation from Matrix highlights our commitment to providing exceptional learner support. These accolades reinforce our position as a trusted and distinguished apprenticeship training provider, dedicated to success and growth among our learners.
High Learner Achievement Rate (2023)
We are thrilled to share our learners’ remarkable success, with an average achievement rate of 69.6%, significantly surpassing the national average. This accomplishment highlights the effectiveness of our tailored apprenticeship programmes and the dedication of our tutors. We take immense pride in shaping the future workforce, by empowering learners to excel in their chosen fields. As we continue to strive for excellence and create a nurturing learning environment, we propel our learners towards their career aspirations with confidence and competence.
Here’s to the Next 10 Years of Apprentice Team!
As we commemorate a decade of unwavering commitment and achievement, Apprentice Team stands tall with pride and gratitude. We extend our heartfelt appreciation to our valued learners, dedicated team members, and supportive partners who have been integral to our success. Together, we have expanded horizons, secured direct government contracts, earned prestigious ratings and recognitions, and made a positive impact on countless lives.
As we commemorate a decade of transformative growth, we are excited for the opportunities that lie ahead. Join us on this journey as we strive to create a world of possibilities, where learners flourish and businesses thrive.
Here’s to the 10 years of Apprentice Team Ltd! Thank you for being part of our incredible journey.