Looking After Your Mental Health: Support & Resources for Apprentices

Written on: 10 May 2021

Written by: Frances Hardcastle

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week. While discussion around mental health should be encouraged every day of the year, awareness campaigns like this can be a great way to kickstart conversations, take the time to consider your wellbeing, and champion the work of mental health charities and..

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Apprentice of the Month - April 2021

Written on: 30 April 2021

Written by: Megan Hussey

April 2021: the age of the supermarket caterpillar wars. Although Cuthbert, Colin, Cecil, Curly (and the rest) have made for great entertainment recently - it's time for our apprentices to steal the spotlight! 

Once again, we received some great nominations from our employers, highlighting the..

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The Caterpillar Wars: What Can Digital Marketers Learn?

Written on: 27 April 2021

Written by: Frances Hardcastle

A week is a long time on Twitter, with newly viral content appearing with every refresh of the feed. However, one topic has succeeded in dominating discussion recently: the supermarket caterpillar wars.

In case you (somehow) missed it: In April, Marks and Spencer launched legal action against Aldi..

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Making the most of your apprentice wage

Written on: 21 April 2021

Written by: Megan Hussey

Whether you're about to start your apprenticeship, or are considering the financial aspects of an application, knowing how you'll manage your money is very important.

Currently, the National Apprentice Minimum Wage is £4.30 an hour. When you're over 19, this rises to the National Minimum Wage for..

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Q&A: What's it like to be a Level 3 Data Technician Apprentice?

Written on: 9 April 2021

Written by: Frances Hardcastle

Data is an exciting career path that has recently seen an explosion in demand from employers. If you’re wondering what a career in data could offer you, you’re in the right place!

We ran a Q&A session with Harry Hobbs, our Level 3 Data Technician apprentice to ask him about his role. Harry has..

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Apprentice of the Year 2021: Karis Hays

Written on: 31 March 2021

Written by: Megan Hussey

Each year, we take the time to reflect on the success of our apprentices through our annual Apprentice of the Year award! Our apprentices are at the heart of everything we do, their hard work and achievements are something that we love to celebrate.

We received a vast amount of nominations from..

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Employer of the Year 2021: The One Point

Written on: 31 March 2021

Written by: Megan Hussey

Our annual Employer of the Year award recognises the vital role our employers play in the success of our learners on their apprenticeship journey.

This award celebrates how the organisations we work with embed apprenticeships into their culture and showcases the outstanding support they provide to..

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Baltic Donates Laptops to Local School

Written on: 23 February 2021

Written by: Baltic Apprenticeships

Baltic Apprenticeships has donated 20 refurbished laptops for use by pupils at Our Lady and St Bede Catholic Academy in Stockton.

The donation, arranged through the Teesside Philanthropic Foundation's Digital Poverty Appeal, were presented to deputy head Donna Burns and assistant head Craig McLeod..

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Meet the Team: What is a Learning Mentor?

Written on: 17 February 2021

Written by: Frances Hardcastle

Learning Mentors are a vital part of our training team. They are the friendly face and consistent contact for the duration of your apprenticeship programme. Every Baltic apprentice is assigned their very own Learning Mentor, who will work with you on a one-to-one basis and in small workshop groups.

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