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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What is a synoptic project and how do I prepare for it?

Written on: 19 November 2020

Written by: Frances Hardcastle

What is a Synoptic Project?

The Synoptic Project brings together the skills and knowledge you've developed throughout your apprenticeship, giving you the opportunity to showcase your abilities. We call this the Synoptic Project because it provides your EPA assessor with a summary - or synopsis - of..

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From Apprentice to Director: Brooke's Career Reaches New Heights with Baltic

Written on: 16 November 2020

Written by: Baltic Apprenticeships

When Brooke Urwin started her career at Baltic back in 2011 as a Telesales and Marketing apprentice, she had no idea that she would one day become a company Director.

Brooke, 26, has risen through the ranks to the brand new role of Customer Success Director at our Head Office in Newton Aycliffe.

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Employer Success Stories: Data Apprenticeships at Aviva

Written on: 28 October 2020

Written by: Frances Hardcastle

Aviva are an organisation that place apprenticeships at the centre of their staff training and development strategy. At Baltic, we've been working in partnership with Aviva for several years, delivering training and support for their Software Development and Data Analyst apprentices.

As with many..

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Apprentice of the Month - September 2020

Written on: 23 October 2020

Written by: Baltic Apprenticeships

The days might be getting shorter, but our apprentices are shining more brightly than ever.

Throughout September we had some incredible nominations for Apprentice of the Month, celebrating Baltic apprentices at all stages of their career. From fresh-faced Level 3 learners who are hitting the..

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