It’s official! Baltic Apprenticeships and RAW Digital Training take their relationship to the next level to combat North East digital skills and talent shortage

Written on: 14 February 2020

Written by: Brooke Urwin

North East based Baltic Apprenticeships today announced an official partnership with RAW Digital Training after acquiring a 51% share in the business. A new partnership that promises to support more young people into tech and digital careers across the North East and beyond, whilst changing the way..

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Your Future Your Decision

Written on: 6 February 2020

Written by: Shae Dickman

Taking the first steps towards your future career can seem like a stressful time, but change is good. During National Apprenticeship Week 2020, we’re encouraging young people to Look Beyond traditional career routes and consider all of the available options.



There are many..

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Withdrawal of Apprenticeship Frameworks

Written on: 4 February 2020

Written by: Brooke Urwin

In 2016, apprenticeship standards were introduced as part of the government’s plan to improve the quality of apprenticeships. These job specific programmes describe the knowledge, skills and behaviour that an individual needs to become fully competent in an occupation.

This new model for..

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National Apprenticeship Week 2020

Written on: 3 February 2020

Written by: Brooke Urwin

This week is an exciting opportunity to celebrate all things apprenticeships – as if we needed an excuse! The theme for the 13th annual National Apprenticeship Week is:

Look Beyond

This means we’re looking beyond traditional education, looking beyond outdated hiring routes, and looking beyond..

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Apprentice of the Month - January 2020

Written on: 1 February 2020

Written by: Brooke Urwin

Congratulations to Shawn Carter from Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council for winning 2020's first Apprentice of the Month! 

Read his nomination below:

Apprentice of the Month Winner - January 2020

As a manager, it’s always pleasing to have a team member being recognised for their efforts, to hear..

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Apprentice of the Week - December/January

Written on: 24 January 2020

Written by: Bethany Lowdon

We would like to say a massive thank you to all of our apprentices for the hard work and dedication they put in during every training week. Please see all Apprentice of the Week nominations below!

Training Week: 16/12/2019 - 20/12/2019


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How apprentices can fill key roles within your software development team

Written on: 23 January 2020

Written by: Freya King

If you, like many employers, are struggling to recruit within your software development team, apprenticeships could be the solution you’re looking for. By growing your own talent, you can support the next generation of tech workers and future-proof your business all in one fell swoop.



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Apprentice of the Month - December

Written on: 13 January 2020

Written by: Bethany Lowdon

Congratulations to Jack Makin from Clever IT for winning December's Apprentice of the Month! He will be receiving £50 in high street vouchers.

He consistently excels in our team. Our clients love him and his performance on his recent training course saw him achieve Apprentice of the Week.

Jack is..

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Transferring your levy funds

Written on: 9 January 2020

Written by: Freya King

To encourage the number of apprenticeships funded by the levy, employers are now able to transfer a percentage of their unused funds to other organisations. This blog will give you an overview of how the process works and who is eligible for transfers. 

How much can I transfer?

Employers can..

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