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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A Career In Data: Q&A with Steve Caughey

Written on: 19 October 2020

Written by: Frances Hardcastle

For someone looking for an exciting career, data is the place to be. Data specialists are some of the highest paid people in business right now, and there is huge demand across all sectors for data scientists, data analysts and data technicians. As more and more businesses are waking up to the..

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Support for Redundancy: Skills Training & Wellbeing Resources

Written on: 16 October 2020

Written by: Baltic Apprenticeships

Since March, the number of people being made redundant has risen steadily as businesses have reported financial strain. Whether you’re a new employee or have years of experience under your belt, being made redundant is one of the most stressful situations that someone may experience in their..

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Catalyst for Change: Meet our North East Engagement Team

Written on: 15 October 2020

Written by: Frances Hardcastle

We’re so excited to introduce our North East Employer Engagement Team. This dedicated team brings together over 21 years of combined expertise in apprenticeships, channelling this knowledge directly into the North East digital tech sector.

Alice, Craig, Lee and Scott are based in our new Baltic..

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Getting Started with Data: Q&A with Steve Caughey

Written on: 14 October 2020

Written by: Frances Hardcastle

Today, businesses are collecting all kinds of data: from sensors, sales, social media and software systems. But how can your organisation make the most of this data to drive innovation, optimise for efficiency, and inform your decision making?

“The problem is that businesses know there’s a huge..

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Unlock the Power of Data: New Apprenticeship Programmes from Baltic

Written on: 5 October 2020

Written by: Frances Hardcastle

The power of data is undeniable. When used to its full potential, data generates insight, identifies inefficiency, and drives innovation. Demand for data analysts is growing. But the UK's data science sector is facing a skills crisis, with 86% of managers reporting difficulties hiring talent in..

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Can you be too old for an apprenticeship?

Written on: 23 September 2020

Written by: Frances Hardcastle

One of the biggest misconceptions surrounding apprenticeships is that they are only available to school leavers. However, recent reforms to government funding have changed the face (and age) of apprenticeships.

Anyone aged 16 and over can be enrolled on an apprenticeship, including school leavers,..

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Apprentice of the Month - August 2020

Written on: 17 September 2020

Written by: Baltic Apprenticeships

One of the best sounds in the world is the notification from a new message arriving in our Nominations Mailbox. This month we've had a bumper crop of amazing nominations, each celebrating the skills, ingenuity, and all-round positive attitude of some incredible Baltic apprentices.

So let's share..

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Coding Careers: Professional Development for Junior Software Developers

Written on: 10 September 2020

Written by: Frances Hardcastle

Getting started in a professional software role can be mind-blowing. Making the transition from coding in your spare time to working on full-scale commercial projects is a huge learning curve. During this time, you'll have racked up thousands of problem-solving hours, and seen your confidence grow...

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