Shape Training - News and Events

NEWS

June 15th, 2017

Getting here….

We have put together a little map with travel information for those that are unsure of how to get to Shape.

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June 15th, 2017

OPEN DAYS

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We have a number of open days coming up next month.

Coming along to the open day will give you the opportunity to:

  • Meet the staff and tutors
  • Find out more about the different courses available
  • Have a look around the training rooms
  • Have your interview (and hopefully an acceptance and start date!)

If you would like to attend one of our open days just apply online and we will be in touch with more information!

May 31st, 2017

Not sure what to do after Year 11?

 

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At Shape Training you will have the chance to gain experience, skills and qualifications required by employers to help you get your career off the ground.

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Come along to our Open Day this Friday to meet the teams from each department and find our as much information as you can about the different courses on offer.

You can even have your interview on the day too!

Apply online, call 01642 282222 or just pop along :-)

March 13th, 2017

Employers of the Year

Here at Shape we pride ourselves on helping learners gain high quality work experience in their chosen field. This cannot be done without the amazing help and support from all of the local employers we work with. Without this our training programmes simply would not work! We appreciate every last one of you!

Congratulations to the following employers for being chosen as Shape Training Employers of the Year…..

For Dental Nursing….

THORNABY DENTAL CENTRE

Employer of the Year - Dental

For Childcare….

CORPUS CHRISTI ROMAN CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOL

Employer of the Year - Childcare

For Health & Social Care…

LONGLANDS CARE HOME

Employer of the Year - HSC

 

Thanks again to you all for your continued support, we look forward to working with you in the future.

March 7th, 2017

It’s National Apprenticeship Week!!

Apprenticeships are a great way to expand you skills and experience whilst working towards a qualification. So whether you have finished (or due to finish) school or are looking to start fresh new career an apprenticeship could be just what you need! But how do you know if an apprenticeship is right for you?

Here are just a few of the benefits!

Apprenticeships have long been associated with constructions trades but in actual fact you can do an apprenticeship in almost any industry!

You can choose from such a wide range of areas bringing that dream job within reach without the years of full time academic study (and debt!).

So whatever career you dream of – there’s an apprenticeship out there for everyone. Here at Shape Training we offer apprenticeships in:

  • Childcare
  • Dental Nursing
  • Health & Social Care

Gaining a qualification….

You will spend most of your time as an apprentice ‘on-the-job’ but that’s not to say you won’t be learning too. Generally apprentices allocate one day a week for their studies. The type of qualification you get will depend on what level apprenticeship you undertake; you can find out more about the different apprenticeship levels here….

https://www.gov.uk/apprenticeships-guide/overview

Earn while you learn…

Apprenticeships are a great way to learn, get qualified and climb the career ladder without getting into a tonne of student debt! As an apprentice you are classed as employed and will be earning your own wage. For information on the national minimum wage for apprentices click here:

https://www.gov.uk/apprenticeships-guide/pay-and-conditions

Advice, support and guidance…

Going straight in to full-time employment after school or a break in learning or work can be daunting but don’t worry, help and guidance is available wherever you do your apprenticeship, here at Shape Training we pride ourselves on treating each learner as an individual and understanding that we don’t all work in the same way or at the same pace. You’re more than just a name on a piece paper to us!

Improving career prospects…

Spending so much time on-the-job has some great benefits, one that is often overlooked is networking! You will get to build a network of contacts. Impress people with a good, hard-working attitude and the world is your oyster!