Articles from Qube Learning

New Year, New job? Everything you need to know to make the right career move from Entrepreneur and BBC Apprentice

Experts say the new year is a good time to start your search for a change in profession as workers return to work feeling motivated after the Christmas break. However, with so many individuals feeling the same, what does it take to get noticed? Kayode Damali, 2018 well-loved, cheeky BBC Apprentice and Top 10 of the Most Powerful Young Entrepreneurs in the World’ offers tips on what you can do to get ahead.

BBC Apprentice partners with leading training provider will produce insightful educational and professional podcast - The Right Route

Well-loved BBC Apprentice and motivational speaker, Kayode Damali talks hot education and work topics in The Right Route podcast series.

STOCKPILING FOR #BREXIT DRIVES WAREHOUSING CRISIS - Apprenticeships in the warehousing sector offer protection against skills shortages

As Britain’s warehouses have operated near capacity for several years, how is the looming Brexit date and the uncertainty that surrounds it affecting the storage and logistics sector – and what does this mean for the industry’s workforce?

Positive structural changes keep leading training provider at the forefront of the industry

The progressive education training supplier, Qube Learning, has announced two promotions within their senior management team. Current Business Development Director, Joe Crossley, has been promoted to CEO and present CEO Debbie Gardiner, has moved into the new role of Executive Chairman. The changes have been implemented to meet the needs of the business and reflect the confident pace at which the company is moving forward.

‘Missing’ demographic of potential learners completely put off any type of learning by the time they leave school

Continuous retraining as a solution to job losses from #automation and #AI The World Economic Forum’s Future of Jobs 2018 report says that machines could displace 75 million jobs across the globe by 2022: The National Retraining Scheme - Helping people whose jobs are at risk from technological change

Looking at vocational and creative skills rather than just academic status

Gavin Whichello, founder of training company Qube Learning and recent recipient of the Vice-Chancellor’s Outstanding Contribution to Surrey 2019 Award, Visiting Professor at Surrey University, discusses what social mobility means today:

The Growth of Higher and Degree Apprenticeships and the Completion Conundrum

Despite a general down turn in apprenticeship starts in England, as widely reported in the national press, higher and degree apprenticeship starts continue to rise.

Building Relationships with #Levy Paying Employers in Six Steps

When the Levy came into effect in May 2017 it is fair to say there was a lot of nervousness from Providers within the sector. 

A degree is not necessarily for all individuals

There is an out-dated view held by some that Apprenticeships are for those who were unable to get into University. The Apprenticeship Reforms has afforded Qube Learning the opportunity to challenge this opinion, since the sector has now seen the introduction of Degree-level Apprenticeships, at Levels 6 and 7. Many providers – ourselves includes - are building links with universities and levy-paying employers, to offer a clear pathway of progression through to this higher level. With so many new and exciting opportunities developing nationally, it’s vital that students receive the correct information, advice and guidance as they approach school-leaving age.

The Importance of Traineeships

Traineeships have been around now since 2014 and are playing a pivotal part in supporting employers increase their workforce for the future, bringing in young individuals that need reassurance and mentoring to grow their talent. Qube learning have been delivering Traineeships since August 2014 with a small provision growing year on year, and have now developed nationwide relationships with large and small employers who are seeing the benefits and results of our programme.

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