Case Study: Starting a Digital Marketing Career with a Pre-Apprenticeship

Written on: 15 January 2021

Written by: Frances Hardcastle

When Jordan graduated from University, she took an internship in Digital Marketing and discovered her passion. However, in the middle of a pandemic, finding a junior role and starting her career proved to be a challenge.

In this blog, Jordan explains how she overcame this challenge, and shares her..

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Coronavirus Update

Written on: 13 January 2021

Written by: Baltic Apprenticeships

Update for Learners and Employers with Baltic Apprenticeships:

As the nation experiences a third national Coronavirus lockdown, we'd like to take this opportunity to reassure our learners and employers that Baltic Apprenticeships are continuing to operate with our usual high standards of training..

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Unlocking Potential: True Potential on the Lookout for Software Apprentices

Written on: 8 January 2021

Written by: Frances Hardcastle

True Potential - a leading finance and technology company in Newcastle - are recruiting their latest cohort of Software Development apprentices. To maximise opportunity for young people in the North East, True Potential have teamed up with Baltic Apprenticeships to offer a 2-week training academy.

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Apprenticeship Funding in the North East

Written on: 17 December 2020

Written by: Frances Hardcastle

Across the North East, there is funding available for organisations of all shapes and sizes to maximise the power of apprenticeships.

In addition to national funding schemes, such as the longstading government co-investment towards training costs and the more recent employer hiring incentives, some..

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Dive into Data Bootcamp: How Can Your Business Benefit?

Written on: 3 December 2020

Written by: Baltic Apprenticeships

The demand for data talent is skyrocketing. 86% of managers report having difficulty hiring talent in this area, but without people who can dive into your data, your data cannot work for you.

It's clear that change is needed, and we're about to deliver a data skills explosion within the Leeds City..

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Levy Transfer: YHA Donates Levy Funds To Save Apprenticeship

Written on: 2 December 2020

Written by: Frances Hardcastle

Derbyshire-based charity, YHA England & Wales, have shared their apprenticeship funding pot to save an apprenticeship opportunity in another organisation.

YHA generously transferred £15,000 from their Apprenticeship Levy fund to enable a Coventry tech company to keep a Level 4 Data apprenticeship..

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Case Study: Where Could Our Digital Technologies Pre-Apprenticeship Take You?

Written on: 27 November 2020

Written by: Frances Hardcastle

A pre-apprenticeship programme is a great way to test drive some training to see if an apprenticeship is right for you. At Baltic, we offer a Level 1 Diploma in Digital Technologies. This three-week programme lets you explore digital career pathways, including IT support, software development and..

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Kickstart or Apprenticeship Incentives: Which Funding is Right for Your Business?

Written on: 25 November 2020

Written by: Frances Hardcastle

The Kickstart Scheme and extra apprenticeship funding incentives were announced on the same day as part of the UK Chancellor's Plan for Jobs. For businesses reacting to the Coronavirus pandemic, these schemes offer financial support alongside the opportunity to create jobs for young people.

The..

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Apprentice of the Month - October 2020

Written on: 23 November 2020

Written by: Baltic Apprenticeships

As we move on through Lockdown 2, it can sometimes feel as though not much has changed since March (except the weather of course). So, you can imagine how delighted we were to hear about the progress our learners have been making this year!

If you're in need of cheering up, we personally guarantee..

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