My role as an Admin Apprentice

Megan, 20 tells Smart Assessor what it's like to work as an Admin Apprentice for City of Wolverhampton College. Megan is currently completing her Level 3 Business Administration course and has...
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Curry in a Hurry

When you’re looking to make dinner, what type of cook are you? Are you the grab-and-go type, that picks whatever ingredients you have and creates something, or are you the meticulous follow-a-recipe...
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A Level Results 2019

As the excitement of ‘A’ Level results still linger in the air from 2019’s results, the statistics are in and there are some that might surprise you. Figures released by the Joint Council for...
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Embracing Change

Change, it’s inevitable and for a lot of changes, we have no control over them. But we can change the way we respond – instead of stressing or worrying that we can’t cope with change, embrace it!...
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The Apprenticeship Levy - What's new?

Since its implementation in 2017, the apprenticeship levy requires any employer with a pay bill over £3 million each year, to set aside 0.5% of their payroll for training. The levy can be used...
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Skills Shortage UK

It will come as no surprise to many that the UK skill shortage is an ever-growing problem that seems to be worsening with Brexit reviews and apprenticeship levy problems. But there is light at the...
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Employer Loyalty Ladder

As a college who deliver apprenticeships, the pressure comes from all angles, whether it is Ofsted, the Department of Education or those who control the finances. It’s this pressure on colleges’...
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8 Reasons to invest in an e-portfolio

8 ways using an e-portfolio can benefit you – whether you’re the learner, assessor, employer or training provider! 1 Reduce Costs E-portfolios eliminate unnecessary spending for Assessors, who can...
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Who runs the world? Girls

There is no denying we live in a technology driven world, it’s everywhere – even this you’ll be reading via a technology platform, whether it’s sat at your desktop computer or reading it on the way...
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