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If you’re concerned about your wellbeing or want to report an incident, we’re here to help. We know these conversations can be difficult, so we’ve created an anonymous reporting tool that will notify our safeguarding team.

SAFEGUARDING TEAM

If you have an issue or concern and are comfortable with sharing your name, complete the form below and one of our dedicated safeguarding officers will be in touch to offer relevant support and guidance.

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE HUB

At Baltic, we’re committed to developing you not only as a professional, but also as a person. Our useful hub of resources will help you develop your knowledge on important topics such as diversity & inclusion, safeguarding and health & wellbeing.

 

 

HOW TO CONDUCT YOURSELF AT WORK

Office etiquette can be a tricky thing to navigate! You’ll be spending a large amount of time in your new work environment, so it’s important that you set yourself up for success and make a great impression.

HOW TO BE YOUR BEST

Building your character and confidence is key to succeeding on your apprenticeship, but how do you get there? This handy video covers tips and tricks to help you be your best!

HOW TO MANAGE YOUR TIME

As apprenticeships combine full-time working with education, managing your time may seem challenging. Here,  we provide top tips on how you can sharpen your time management skills!

STARTING A CAREER IN DATA

As with some other new industries, it can be difficult to find out what working with data is really like. To find out what a career in data can offer, we spoke with an industry expert.

 

AM I TOO OLD FOR APPRENTICESHIPS?

One of the biggest myths about apprenticeships is that they are only available to young people. Here, we'll cover how to find an apprenticeship as an older candidate.

HOW TO SET CAREER GOALS

Your apprenticeship is your chance to shape your future. To make the most of the opportunity, it can be really helpful to think about your career goals, and build these into your apprenticeship from the start.

WHY SHOULD I PROGRESS?

Completing an apprenticeship doesn’t have to be the end of your journey, and it shouldn’t be. In this blog, we explore the benefits of completing a higher apprenticeship.

STARTING A CAREER IN SOFTWARE

While software skills are in demand, it can be difficult to know where to start without any experience. Here, we look at the different routes  to starting a coding career.

NEXT STEPS AFTER AN APPRENTICESHIP

There are many options available once you have completed an apprenticeship. Whether you choose to stay on in employment or take your studies further, your skills will be in high demand.

STARTING A CAREER IN MARKETING

With many options available for someone looking to start a career in marketing, it can be difficult to take the first step. Here, we explore the different routes available to launch your digital marketing career.

CONFIDENCE & SELF-ESTEEM

This useful resource from Mind provides Information about confidence and self-esteem, what can affect this, and tips to help you feel better about yourself - with some real world examples!

APPROACHES TO PROBLEM SOLVING

Problem solving is a skill that you'll develop throughout your career. As an apprentice, you'll apply problem solving methods to your work on a regular basis - but you might not always realise it!

DEVELOPING LEADERSHIP SKILLS

Many business leaders start their careers as apprentices. But one thing we don't talk about enough is how apprentices can take on leadership roles during their apprenticeship programme!

BEING A CONFIDENT COMMUNICATOR

Communicating confidently doesn’t come naturally to everyone. However, with a bit of practice, you can develop your communication skills and feel more confident when speaking with others at work. 

BUILDING WORK RELATIONSHIPS

Knowing how to effectively build working relationships with your colleagues can be a little daunting, but by following a few of our quick tips, you can set yourself up for success.

IMPROVING TEAMWORK SKILLS

Taking the time to build your teamworking skills will always be time well spent. Here, we look at why teamwork is so important, and share our top tips to improve your teamwork skills.

GOOD MEETING ETIQUETTE

Business meeting etiquette refers to the standard of behavior expected in the workplace during meetings. There are several reasons why meeting etiquette is important, and Indeed gave us an insight!

UNWRITTEN OFFICE RULES

Offices have unwritten rules, and it can be a challenge to know what they are. These aren't things that get you in trouble with HR. These are the mistakes that could upset your co-workers! 

MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT

We're sharing our top tips on maintaining good mental health as an apprentice. In this blog, we'll look at ways to look after your mental wellbeing, boost your mood, and access help and support.

10 DAY HEADSPACE CHALLENGE

We're sharing our top tips on maintaining good mental health as an apprentice. In this blog, we'll look at ways to look after your mental wellbeing, boost your mood, and access help and support.

COPING WITH EXAM STRESS

Exams can come with a lot of pressure and make us feel really stressed. If you're struggling to cope, you're not alone. Mind are here to help you manage your feelings around exams and find ways to cope.

UNDERSTANDING YOUR FEELINGS

Sometimes our feelings can be upsetting, scary or confusing – especially if you’re not sure why you feel the way you do. Whatever you’re feeling right now, Mind are here to help.

APPRENTICESHIP SUPPORT

As a training provider, we're always on hand to support you throughout your apprenticeship journey, from your initial application all the way through to your final assessment - and beyond!

NHS FITNESS STUDIO EXERCISE VIDEOS

Take your pick from instructor-led videos in aerobics exercise, strength and resistance, and pilates and yoga. These workouts have been created by fitness experts and range from 10 to 45 minutes.

DEALING WITH CAREER SETBACKS

We all have bad days at work from time to time. But some days are much worse than others. So what's the best way to respond so that you quickly get your career back on track?

DEVELOPING RESILIENCE

In this article, Mindtools examine resilience: what it is, why we need it, and how to develop it; so that we have the strength and fortitude to overcome adversity.

WHAT IS INTERSECTIONALITY?

Intersectionality refers to the way race, gender, class, sexuality, and other parts of who we are overlap and intersect with one another. Dive in more with this handy video from the Centre for Prevention!

THE HISTORY OF WOMEN IN TECH

When we think of famous people in technology, we often hear about entrepreneurs such as Elon Musk and Steve Jobs. So, who are the women who changed the world through technology?

MICROSOFT INCLUSION JOURNEY

Regardless of our intent, our words and actions impact those around us. To understand others’ experiences, Microsoft have created a space for their stories.

HOW TO ELIMINATE GENDER BIAS

Gender bias is deeply embedded into our society. Here, we’ll guide you through some examples of gender bias in the workplace and share how you can reduce gender disparity in your organisation.

HOW TO BE AN ALLY AT WORK

As part of TED's 'How to Be a Better Human' series, they're discussing the important ways to support people who experience microaggressions, systemic inequities and other barriers to opportunity.

BEING AN INCLUSIVE CO-WORKER

This article from Inclusive Employers tells us how we can all be more inclusive at work by being authentic, challenging our own stereotypes and having open conversations.

FUNDAMENTAL BRITISH VALUES

In this article, Total People promote Fundamental British Values to reflect life in modern Britain. These values are Democracy, Rule of Law, Respect and Tolerance, Individual Liberty.

DEMOCRACY IN THE UK

This resource from the BBC breaks down democracy and the UK parliament. You'll learn about the role of the House of Commons, House of Lords, The Queen and UK Parliament in wider society.

RADICALISATION STORIES

To help spread awareness, Action Counters Terrorism have shared real life stories of radicalisation, and how their work has helped these people choose a different pathway. 

DEMONSTRATING BRITISH VALUES

British Values are Democracy, Rule of Law, Respect and Tolerance, Individual Liberty - but how can we display them? This video from ETF explores what these British Values mean to different people.

HAVING HEALTHY WORK DEBATES

When people work together, it’s not uncommon to have disagreements. In a workplace, the trick is learning how to productively work through disagreements to arrive at an optimal solution.

RISKS OF RADICALISATION

Anyone can be vulnerable to radicalisation, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, education or background. But there are factors that can make people more at risk of being targeted.

HOW TO KEEP SAFE ONLINE

It’s not always easy to know what’s safe online and what’s not. In this resource, Childline provide advice to help you to keep safe and know what to do when things go wrong.

SIGNS OF ONLINE GROOMING

Online grooming is when someone uses the internet to trick, force or pressure a young person into doing something sexual. Here, Childline explain how to spot signs of online groomers.

SAFE! REAL LIFE STORIES

Safe Stories was created to highlight some of the issues being faced by teenagers both on and offline. These are problems which young people working with SAFE! tell them about every day.

ONLINE GAMING SAFETY

Safe Stories was created to highlight some of the issues being faced by teenagers both on and offline. These are problems which young people working with SAFE! tell them about every day.

CYBER BULLYING ADVICE

Cyberbullying is bullying and harassment using technology. With more cases being reported every year, this resource provides information and advice for victims of online bullying or harassment.

DRINK SPIKING & HOW TO STAY SAFE

To spike a drink means to put alcohol or drugs into someone's drink without their knowledge or permission. This resource from Frank provides tips on how to stay safe!

SEXUAL HARASSMENT

Sexual harassment is unwanted behaviour of a sexual nature. Here, Acas explain the different types of sexual harassment and what to do next if you're being sexually harassed at work. 

MAKING THE MOST OF YOUR WAGE

Whether you're about to start your apprenticeship, or are considering one, knowing how you'll manage your money is important. We've put together some tips to help you make the most out of your wage.

ONLINE MONEY MANAGEMENT

Whatever your circumstances, we all have finances that need managing. Effective planning and knowing how to manage your money has never been more important, especially with rises in the cost of living.

DEBT & MONEY ADVICE

Dealing with money issues can sometimes be off-putting, but if you don't understand how things like credit or mortgages work, you could end up losing out financially or getting yourself deep in debt.

EVERYDAY SAVING HACKS

It can be hard to save without having to constantly cut back on the things you enjoy. If you’re struggling to save, HSBC provide ways to reduce your spending without feeling like you’re missing out!

HOW TO CREATE A BUDGET

Many people face financial worries at some point in their lives. In this handy video, Santander provide hints and tips on how you can get on top of your money.

NUS APPRENTICE EXTRA CARD

The NUS Apprentice extra card is the only discount card for apprentices and be used at hundreds of high street and online brands. Helping your hard earned cash stretch a little further!

APPRENTICESHIP COMMUNITY

Our apprenticeships offer more than a training course. We provide support, resources and opportunities for you to expand horizons, make new connections, and have a great time on programme.

To learn more about the benefits of being a Baltic apprentice, head over to our community page!