From apprenticeship programmes that ensure companies attract high quality entrants, to development training that guarantees the industry benefits from experienced and highly trained employees. BPIF Training have it covered.
BPIF monitor the political agenda and identify threats and challenges to the industry. Our work has secured funding and legislative change worth millions to the industry. In addition we provide independent and relevant research used by the industry and government.
The Department for the Economy in Northern Ireland have released a consultion paper to provide some information and seek employer views on how best the Department can support them to avail of skills and development training.
BPIF believe excellent training is vital to ensure our industry thrives and we feel that this should be continuous, allowing employees at all levels the chance to learn. In partnership with Management Development Centre (MDC), the BPIF currently offers a qualification in MSc Management.
Over 130 secondary school children and their teachers from 28 schools from all across the UK travelled to Stationers’ Hall in the City of London on 21st June to receive their awards in the Shine School Media Awards 2016.
The Government plans to raise £3bn a year to create three million more ‘high quality’ apprenticeships by 2020. From April 2017, there will be changes to the funding for apprenticeship training for all employers.
For National Apprenticeship Week the BPIF have partnered with a team of 8 students from Dundee & Angus College; all undertaking an HND in Computer Arts and Design: Digital Arts; an animated film course to produce a video to encourage school leavers to consider an apprenticeship in print.