Entries by Vicky Day

Take Five

Take Five is a national campaign offering advice how to prevent email, online and telephone fraud. Fraud poses a major threat to the UK. It’s a crime that the finance industry is committed to tackling, but it’s also one that requires the combined efforts of every sector, both public and private, to overcome www.takefive-stopfraud.org.uk For […]

Incentives for employers

    When you hire new apprentices between 1 August 2020 and 31 January 2021, you can apply for extra funding to give your organisation a boost. For apprentices aged: 16 to 24, you’ll receive £2,000 25 and over, you’ll receive £1,500 The payment is in addition to the existing £1,000 you’ll already get for […]

Christmas Closure

The Training Trust will be closing our offices at midday on Friday 24th December 2021 and will return on Tuesday 4th January 2022. We wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Learner of the Year 2020

Each year we love to celebrate the achievements of our apprentices with an awards ceremony. Due to the current situation we were unable to hold an event but still wanted to recognise their hard work. We asked Liaison Officers, Tutors and Employers for their nominations. Our well deserving runners up each received a cheque for […]

We have re-opened

Further to advice from the Government we have re-opened our offices on a part time basis with a reduced number of staff. Our temporary hours are Monday to Thursday from 9.30am to 3pm. Calls and emails are still being dealt with remotely. Any visit to our office is by appointment only.   Initial assessments and […]

Mental Health Awareness Week 18th – 22nd May 2020

Mental Health support We understand that the Covid-19 pandemic brings a huge range of challenges when it comes to mental health and general well being. From feelings of loneliness and isolation, to the huge amounts of uncertainty and change – as we physically distance from one another, it’s often difficult to know how best to […]

National Wage Rates

The hourly rate for the minimum wage depends on your age and whether you’re an apprentice. You must be at least: school leaving age to get the National Minimum Wage aged 25 to get the National Living Wage – the minimum wage will still apply for workers aged 24 and under Current rates These rates are […]


Due to the current situation regarding COVID-19 and acting on guidance issued by Government, on Friday 20th March we are closing the business office until further notice. All staff will be working remotely and can be contacted via email or mobile phone. Please continue to apply as we will be monitoring applications. We will process […]