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How Can an Apprenticeship Work For Me?

16.1.2019 by Charlotte Greene

An apprenticeship can be incredibly rewarding for apprentices and business owners alike. For young people it can be the first step towards an amazing career. For business owners, employing an apprentice brings brand-new energy and potential to the team and the whole business. On Wednesday 6th March , we’re holding our How can an apprenticeship work for me? webinar. For this episode we’re bringing together business owners, apprentices and teachers to discuss why an apprenticeship may be right for you. So, to give us a feel for what to expect from the discussion, we asked one of our fantastic guest…

New UKFast Apprenticeships Are Here!

13.12.2018 by Jenn Granger

We’re delighted to announce that applications for the 2019 UKFast IT apprenticeship programme are officially open! Put your best foot forward – now is the time to apply. We have run the UKFast apprenticeship scheme since 2013 and in that…

Royal Win for UKFast!

1.11.2018 by Jenn Granger

Yesterday we were honoured to receive a Princess Royal Training Award for our contribution to bridging the digital skills gap across the UK. The UKFast team was thrilled to head down to London and accept our award from Princess Anne,…

My Work Experience at UKFast

4.7.2018 by Jenn Granger

Hello, my name is Fi, I'm 17-years-old and studying my A-Levels. I’ve just completed a week’s work experience here at UKFast and want to share my experience. When most people undertake work experience they expect to spend it doing paperwork,…

Celebrating Certifications and Coding

20.2.2017 by Penny Piper

Happy Monday everybody! We hope everyone is as raring to go as the team here at UKFast Campus. It seems Team UKFast have sped into 2017 with achievements galore. It’s only mid-February and we’re already posting a record number of exam…

UKFast Apprenticeships are Back!

9.2.2017 by Katherine Kelly

We are very, very excited to announce that the UKFast Apprenticeship scheme has returned! UKFast is opening its gates to apprenticeships once again, and over the next six weeks we will be accepting applications for our award-winning apprenticeship scheme. Apprenticeships are…

GCS-SEE Results With An Apprenticeship

25.8.2016 by Katherine Kelly

Many of us will remember the pain of GCSEs (O-levels back in the day) – or will have children who are actively, and vocally, reminding them of it now. Many 16-year-olds getting their GCSE results today will feel like college…

An A-lternative Way of Learning

18.8.2016 by Katherine Kelly

For many of us today is just another Thursday – we might be wondering what’s for lunch, or if it’s socially acceptable to spend the entire weekend hiding in a sofa fort (answer: it is). For thousands of 18-year-olds across…

Fridays at UKFast – 18th March 2016

18.3.2016 by Katherine Kelly

National Apprenticeship Week is done but fighting the good fight isn’t – we’ve got loads of incredible insights into the world of apprenticeships in this weeks’ blogs; have a read to find out how they can benefit both the economy…

Apprenticeship Week at UKFast

18.3.2016 by Guest

As National Apprenticeship Week draws to a close, Bryn takes a look at what the events of the last five days meant for skills, schools and businesses. For anyone out there who lives in a Wi-Fi-less cave, this week is/was…