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Click through the tabs below to see what is going on during the week. Each day is tailored towards a specific focus, whether that’s Childcare or CPD, and you’ll find useful information throughout the week. As well as this, every day we’ll be offering an update to our current vacancies and a tour of our Virtual Learning Academy (VLA). There is something for everyone!

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Childcare & Early Years

Webinars
Childcare Qualifications Gemma Pattinson & Isabelle Noblet
Our Development Coaches discuss the apprenticeships available in early years, including career pathways and EPAs.

Application to Placement Kelly Hill
Explaining the process from enquiry to first day as an apprentice, including what we look for in an apprentice.

Recruitment and Vacancies Nicola Swann & Chelsea Sharratt
Current apprenticeship vacancies and opportunities with Busy Bees, what is being offered and how to apply.


Pre-recorded video
Introduction to BBE&T
A welcome message from Clare Phizacklea and Anthony Bromirski, outlining who we are, what we offer and what this week is all about.

Explaining Childcare
Nursery Manager Michaela Leigh, provides a detailed explanation of what a career in childcare involves.

Childcare Careers
Recruitment Officer, Kelly Hill, explains the long-term career options for apprentices joining the sector.

A day in the life of an Apprentice
Focusing on Leicester Meridian apprentice, Jess Jarvis, and documenting their typical routine.

VLA Tour
An introduction to our online training courses and the Virtual Learning Academy.

Early Years Training Bundle
The launch of our VLA online course package for childcare professionals.


Other Resources
Understanding Off-the-Job (Learners)
Gain an understanding of how OTJ hours are made up and used.

Early Years Training Bundle
Explaining more about the launch of our VLA online course package for childcare professionals.

Childcare Apprenticeship Career Pathway
Download a typical career pathway to find out where your qualifications could take you.

Scottish Childcare Apprenticeships: Explained
Our team explain everything you need to know about Scottish Childcare Apprenticeships.

Employer & Learner Support

Webinars
Introduction to Apprenticeships and Benefits of Apprenticeships for Employers Sandy Silvester & Liz Hemmings
A spotlight on what apprentices can bring to any business, both financial and long-term.

Cognassist and our learners Sam Slack & Cognassist
Along with a representative from Cognassist, we discuss how the software is used to support learners.

Understanding Funding, Apprenticeship Eligibility, Changing providers and the DAS Sandy Silvester & Liz Hemmings
Outlining your funding options for apprenticeships, along with how to make it all hassle-free.


Pre-recorded video
Neurodiversity Experiences
Our Catering Development Coach, Simon Hart, speaks to us in-depth about the catering qualifications and how his dyslexia has helped him overcome barriers in the workplace.

Apprenticeship Vacancies
An update on current vacancies.

VLA Tour
An introduction to our online training courses and the Virtual Learning Academy.


Other Resources
How we can Support You
Download this guide to discover how we support your business to make the right decisions on upskilling or adding to your workforce.

Cross-Team Meetings and our Learners
A detailed explanation of how we approach and plan to support learners.

How Apprentices add Value to your Business
The value apprenticeships have for businesses and for building a long, rewarding and successful career.

Understanding Off-the-Job (Employers)
Gain an understanding of how OTJ hours are made up and used.

Upskilling your Current Team
Apprenticeships aren’t just for new additions, you can upskill your current workforce which increases the quality and loyalty of your team.

External Vacancies
An introduction to some of our external clients and opportunities they currently have to offer.

Schools and Education Apprenticeship Career Pathway
Download a typical career pathway to find out where your qualifications could take you.

Adult & Residential Care

Webinars
Recruitment with our externals Sandy Silvester
We highlight some of the vacancies and opportunities available with our current clients and learn about their businesses.

Adult/Residential Care Qualifications Caroline Farish, Michelle Bird-Rolph and Jane McDonnell
Discussions around the apprenticeships in adult care and residential childcare, including career pathways and EPAs.


Pre-recorded video
Recruitment Opportunities
A rundown of current vacancies with our own team, Cherelle Lewis and Emma Bailey-Smith explain the benefits of working with us and how we support career development.

Apprenticeship Vacancies
An update on current vacancies.

VLA Tour
An introduction to our online training courses and the Virtual Learning Academy.


Other Resources
Recruitment for Development Coaches
Talk about how we work, our expectations, and the support we offer our team.

External Vacancies
Download this resource to discover some of the current vacancies with our existing clients.

Adult Care Apprenticeship Career Pathway
Download a typical career pathway to find out where your qualifications could take you.

Residential Care Apprenticeship Career Pathway
Download a typical career pathway to find out where your qualifications could take you.

Business & Hospitality

Webinars
Management and Business Qualifications Sam Slack & Sheryll Thicke
Discussion about the different apprenticeships in business, management and customer service, including career pathways and EPAs.

Hospitality/Catering Qualifications Richard Blower
Discussion around the apprenticeships in hospitality and catering, including career pathways and EPAs.

Functional Skills Mark Hudson
Information for all sectors on how our Functional Skills team support learners.


Pre-recorded video
Catering Apprentice
An insight into a catering career with Dario Briatore, one of our level 3 catering apprentices.

Apprenticeship Vacancies
An update on our current catering vacancies.

VLA Tour
An introduction to our online training courses and the Virtual Learning Academy.


Other Resources
For the Future
An update on the world of apprenticeships and training, and how we have adapted over the past 12 months.

Hospitality and Catering Apprenticeship Career Pathway
Download a typical career pathway to find out where your qualifications could take you.

Business and Management Apprenticeship Career Pathway
Download a typical career pathway to find out where your qualifications could take you.

CPD & First Aid

Webinars
Neurodiversity in Early Years Catrina Lowri & Paul Moore
Catrina joins Paul Moore for a live discussion around neurodiversity in early years.

Intro to the EYFS Paul Moore
A live introduction to the EYFS and what’s changed.

Makaton Live Becky Walker
Our Makaton Tutor, Becky Walker, demonstrates with an introduction course also featuring a live Q&A.

Live First Aid session with Q&A Steve Manifold & Ann Poolton
First Aid trainers provide live demonstrations of key life-saving techniques.

Live VLA Demonstration Chris Devey
A full demonstration of how to use the VLA, with sample elements from our courses.


Pre-recorded video
Early Years Training Bundle
Another chance to watch the launch of our VLA online course package for childcare professionals.

Other Resources
VLA Guide
A guide to our VLA for you to download and keep, featuring additional information for managers.

CPD Explained
We explain more about CPD, the types of courses on offer and how it can benefit careers.

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