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BPIF offer Masters level programme for the print industry

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BPIF offer Masters level programme for the print industry

July 2016

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.

Students discover printing past and future at the 2016 Shine Awards

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Students discover printing past and future at the 2016 Shine Awards

July 2016

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.

Everything you need to know about the Apprenticeship Levy

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Everything you need to know about the Apprenticeship Levy

June 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.

Growth through training and development

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Growth through training and development

June 2016

Since recruiting their first apprentice back in 2012, Print4Printers has so far helped four young people gain NVQ qualifications in Print, with another three candidates underway.

Entries now open for the Kathy Woodward Award for Learning

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Entries now open for the Kathy Woodward Award for Learning

April 2016

The £1,000 Award will support individuals in the print, packaging and graphic design industries to further their careers.

BPIF Training can transform your workforce

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BPIF Training can transform your workforce

April 2016

98% of apprentice employers who responded to the BPIF training survey believe BPIF Training proposed an appropriate solution to their business and training needs

98% of apprentice employers who responded to the BPIF training survey believe BPIF Training proposed an appropriate solution to their business and training needs

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98% of apprentice employers who responded to the BPIF training survey believe BPIF Training proposed an appropriate solution to their business and training needs

March 2016

The BPIF currently have over 500 apprentices on their training programmes and have recently conducted two surveys, one with learners and one with employers, to assess satisfaction rates.

Dundee & Angus College students create an animated video to encourage school leavers to consider a print apprenticeship

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Dundee & Angus College students create an animated video to encourage school leavers to consider a print apprenticeship

March 2016

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.

BPIF expand training portfolio with Professional Development Awards

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BPIF expand training portfolio with Professional Development Awards

November 2015

BPIF Training has launched Professional Development Awards, accredited and awarded by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA), focus on addressing skills requirements identified by the industry.