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4th March, 2019

Skills Minister to support LEP businesses

Skills Minister and Guildford MP, Anne Milton, will be joining small businesses at an event on Friday, 8 March, to mark National Apprenticeship Week in the Enterprise M3 area.

Skills Minister to support LEP businesses

Training providers will also be on hand during the free networking breakfast, sponsored by The Federation of Small Business and The Apprenticeship Ambassador network, which gets underway at 8am.

A prize draw will take place too, so be sure to bring your business card.

To book your place at the event at the Mercedes Benz World, Brooklands Drive, Weybridge KT13 0SL please e-mail sue@alpsurrey.co.uk or call 07900 918357.

Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council is also hosting events during the 12th annual National Apprenticeship Week, which runs from 4 to 8 March 2019.

The council is working with education providers and businesses, to put potential apprentices in touch with employers, as well as advice and CV workshops to maximise applicants’ chances of securing an apprenticeship.

They include:

Thursday, March 7

Basingstoke ITEC, 3.30 to 6.30pm.

For information about IT, business admin, customer service and digital marketer apprenticeships.

Saturday, March 9

The Malls Shopping Centre

9am to 5pm

Find out what an apprenticeship is, how to apply, what’s available, what will be expected and what you get in return. Bring along your CV for 1:1 advice from a careers’ advisor.

Monday, March 11

Basingstoke College of Technology

4.30pm to 7pm

Chat to over 40 employers about their apprenticeship vacancies, how apprenticeships can work for you, and support available for you at the college.

Farnborough College of Technology is holding a Career and Employers Day on Wednesday, March 6, to give students the opportunity to meet local employers