careers

How management apprenticeships are opening horizons

Contrary to popular belief, apprenticeships aren’t just restricted to school leavers. Management and leadership apprenticeships are opening opportunities for people of all ages and are as much about developing professional skills as kick-starting a new career. For Communications Advisor, Simon Towers, it will give him the chance to build on... Read More

My apprenticeship gave me the chance to change career

A successful career switch from nursery teacher to the business world is reaping rewards for Rebecca Ward. Here, she shares what it was like to change career and how her apprenticeship is helping her reach her goals.   As a fully qualified nursery... Read More

April sees record rise in apprenticeships

Learning Unlimited has seen a record increase in the number of apprenticeship applications this spring. And this month the apprenticeship specialist provider has been asked by regional and local employers to recruit on their behalf for more than 150 apprenticeship places - an increase of 40% on exactly the same... Read More

Why employers are investing in apprenticeship programme...

Michelle Stevens, Risk and Compliance Manager at The Post Office. Apprentices can be a great source of new ideas and skills for businesses, says Michelle Stevens, Risk and Compliance Manager at The... Read More

Apprenticeship Advice Evening: 16 April

If you’ve ever thought about going down the route of an apprenticeship but not quite sure what it involves, why not drop in to our Apprenticeship Advice Evening on Tuesday 16 April? The event at Chesterfield College will give you the chance to see what apprenticeship opportunities are available locally, and get advice... Read More

Premier work academy offers training and jobs

Premier Inn joined together with the Workskills team at the Chesterfield College group to offer training and work opportunities for people living in the Chesterfield area. A sector based... Read More

Joining forces to harness new talent

  Ten new apprenticeships are to be created by Derbyshire Constabulary as part of their long commitment to developing their workforce for the future. Learning Unlimited are currently recruiting for these apprenticeship positions across different departments at the Force Headquarters in Ripley. The roles involve a variety of clerical and administrative... Read More

Apprentice Josh takes on the challenge to be boss for t...

Josh and Leah prepare to switch jobs for National Apprenticeship Week. Learning Unlimited's very own apprentice Josh Bown has accepted his next big challenge and today (Thursday... Read More

Apprenticeship opens up new opportunities for Niamh

Deciding whether to study a professional qualification through an apprenticeship or to go to university can be a difficult choice. While many students head straight to university after their A Levels, for Niamh Dicks it was never an option as the urge to jump headlong into her dream career was... Read More

Apprenticeship advice event

If you’ve ever thought about going down the route of an apprenticeship but not quite sure what it involves, why not drop in at the Apprenticeship Advice Evening on Tuesday 19 February? The event, at Chesterfield College on Infirmary Road in Chesterfield, will give you the chance to see what apprenticeship opportunities are available locally, and... Read More

Joining forces to change perceptions of apprenticeships

Local teachers and careers advisors from Derbyshire will be joining Learning Unlimited today (13 February) for an event that sets out to change perceptions of apprenticeships. The free event aims to show that apprenticeships can be a real option for those making career choices after GCSEs and that they are as... Read More