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Silentnight marks National Apprenticeship Week with ten new vacancies

The UK’s leading bed manufacturer, Silentnight has announced plans to take on ten new apprentices in 2017 to mark National Apprenticeship Week (6th-10th March). The award-winning scheme, now in its sixth year, will see [...]

By | March 3rd, 2017|Categories: Apprenticeship, Furniture|0 Comments

The Furniture Makers – Bridging the Gap Conference

The Furniture Makers’ Company, the furnishing industry’s charity, is organising a one-day conference to inform the UK furnishing industry about the implications of the forthcoming Apprenticeship Levy and wider educational issues affecting the sector. [...]

Our Commitment to the Food & Drink Industry

From Amanda Clark, Chief Executive At OAL we have been building our team and infrastructure to ensure that we meet the rapidly changing and demanding needs of industry. We have made some important and exciting [...]

Improved Safety Advice Needed for Apprenticeship Employers

A recent report from RoSPA has found that better advice and information is needed for employers to ensure the health and safety of their apprentices. An inquiry into the health and safety arrangements for apprentices, [...]

By | December 14th, 2016|Categories: Approved Centres, Health and Safety|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Consultation to develop Level 3 Furniture Apprenticeship Standard – Your support is needed

The Employer Trailblazer Group led by Senator International has made a submission to Government to develop a new Level 3 Furniture Apprenticeship Standard.  We now need your support to enable us to continue with this [...]

By | December 7th, 2016|Categories: Approved Centres, Furniture|Tags: , |0 Comments