Apprenticeship stories – Abbi

Last week, we visited Abbi at Little Stars Nursery. Abbi has been working at the nursery since 2021 and is positively impact children’s lives. View her full story below. Why did you choose an ACL Apprenticeship? I chose an ACL apprenticeship as I wanted to gain valuable workplace experience in the child care sector before…

Councillor Tony Ball visits Clear Thinking Solutions

Earlier this week, as part of National Apprenticeship Week, we visited Clear Thinking I.T alongside Councillor Tony Ball, Essex County Council Cabinet Member for Education Excellence, Lifelong Learning and Employability. Clear Thinking deliver clear communication and IT solutions that transform businesses, helping them to move forward more productively, securely, and compliantly. They continue to provide…

Apprenticeship stories: Arma Karma

Earlier this year we were invited to Arma Karma, an insurance company based in Colchester. They recently recruited Gray, who is completing their Level 3 Business Administration apprenticeship. “It’s really nice to see the suggestions that I make being implemented, and seeing improvements based on that. I didn’t think that I would be the sort…

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5 Apprenticeship Myths

We are debunking some of the biggest apprenticeship myths and misconceptions. Is there a myth you’d like busted? Send us a message and we’ll be happy to answer you! Apprenticeship Myth 1 – Apprenticeships are for 16-24 year olds or school and college leavers… Apprenticeships are not just for 16-24 years olds or school and college leavers.…

It’s National Apprenticeship Week 2022

It’s National Apprenticeship Week 2022! Throughout the week we will sharing inspirational apprenticeship stories, hosting information sessions and debunking some of the biggest apprenticeship myths! If you’re interested in joining one of our online sessions, visit https://aclessex.com/apprenticeship-events/     For more information and list of apprenticeships, please click here.

Apprenticeship Stories: Amy

Amy completed her Level 2 Business Administration apprenticeship and is using the skills learnt to complement her role as a Business Support Assistant within Essex County Council. “I choose to do an apprenticeship after leaving 6th form as I saw it as an opportunity to gain experience of the workplace, earning a wage as well…