4 10, 2021

Apprenticeship Employer Incentives & KickStart Scheme Extended By The Government

2021-10-04T16:50:03+00:00

We are delighted to hear that the chancellor, Rishi Sunak has now extended cash incentives for hiring new apprentices, offering a bonus of £3,000 for every apprentice hired. The Kickstart scheme, which was originally set to end in September, has [...]

Apprenticeship Employer Incentives & KickStart Scheme Extended By The Government2021-10-04T16:50:03+00:00
9 07, 2021

How to Be a Good Apprenticeship Mentor

2021-07-09T07:54:15+00:00

Apprenticeships can be an extremely rewarding pathway for both the learner and the business. To ensure they reach their full potential, apprentices must be adequately supported throughout their programme. Every apprentice should have a workplace mentor. This is a designated [...]

How to Be a Good Apprenticeship Mentor2021-07-09T07:54:15+00:00
28 04, 2021

My Marketing Executive Apprenticeship Experience

2021-04-28T07:16:19+00:00

Harry Laverick recently completed his Marketing Executive Apprenticeship with Oxford College of Apprenticeships as well as achieving his CIM Professional Certificate in Digital Marketing. We asked Harry to share his experiences of studying with us and to get his thoughts [...]

My Marketing Executive Apprenticeship Experience2021-04-28T07:16:19+00:00
9 04, 2021

How to Manage Your Workload as an Apprentice 

2021-04-20T08:42:25+00:00

As an apprentice, you will need to manage both work and study. This can seem daunting at first, especially if you are a recent school leaver. However, with the right strategies and approach, you can manage your workload effectively to [...]

How to Manage Your Workload as an Apprentice 2021-04-20T08:42:25+00:00
7 01, 2021

Apprenticeships & Traineeships: What is the Difference?

2021-01-07T10:23:27+00:00

As a school leaver, it can be difficult to figure out your next steps. Whilst college is the conventional route, it does not suit everyone. It can also be difficult to gain a place on your chosen course if you [...]

Apprenticeships & Traineeships: What is the Difference?2021-01-07T10:23:27+00:00
1 12, 2020

5 Benefits of Online Apprenticeship Programmes

2020-12-01T15:44:26+00:00

Apprenticeship programmes have been revolutionised by E-learning. Online apprenticeship programmes make it faster, simpler and more efficient for apprentices to complete their training and learn new skills. This has big benefits for both the apprentice and the employer.  Learn from [...]

5 Benefits of Online Apprenticeship Programmes2020-12-01T15:44:26+00:00
24 10, 2020

Apprenticeships 101: What Is Off-The-Job Training?

2020-10-24T09:46:34+00:00

Apprenticeship employers have the responsibility to ensure that their apprentices spend 20% of their time completing ‘off-the-job training’. This term refers to learning and skills development that takes place outside of the normal working environment and the role of the [...]

Apprenticeships 101: What Is Off-The-Job Training?2020-10-24T09:46:34+00:00
31 08, 2020

Additional Apprenticeship Incentive Payments for Employers in 2020

2020-08-31T12:57:57+00:00

The Chancellor recently announced further incentives for employers to hire apprentices over the next six months. Employers hiring new apprentices between August 1st 2020 and January 31st 2021 will be eligible for an additional incentive payment of £2000 for apprentices [...]

Additional Apprenticeship Incentive Payments for Employers in 20202020-08-31T12:57:57+00:00
17 08, 2020

Oxford Professional Education Group is Awarded Main Provider Status

2020-08-17T14:57:45+00:00

Oxford Professional Education Group (OXPEG) was founded in 1997 and is a leading professional training organisation in the areas of marketing, sales, digital marketing, procurement, management and project management. With over 20 years of professional qualification delivery and subcontracting apprenticeship [...]

Oxford Professional Education Group is Awarded Main Provider Status2020-08-17T14:57:45+00:00