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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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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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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Baltic Apprenticeships named Dynamo Skills Developer of the Year 2020

Written on: 19 October 2020

Written by: Baltic Apprenticeships

Baltic Apprenticeships were crowned the winners of the Dynamo Skills Developer Award at a virtual ceremony on the 14th October 2020.

The Dynamites are an annual award ceremony, organised by Dynamo North East, a regional network of IT and tech organisations dedicated to the continued growth of 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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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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