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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

Training
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

Training
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

Training
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.

Apprentices in print given a voice

Training
Apprentices in print given a voice

October 2015

The BPIF have formed the BPIF Apprentice Council to ensure that their apprentices have the opportunity to shape the delivery of their training programmes.

BPIF Level 5 Graduate awarded first inaugural Kathy Woodward Award for Learning

Training
BPIF Level 5 Graduate awarded first inaugural Kathy Woodward Award for Learning

September 2015

The BPIF are delighted to announce that the first Kathy Woodward Award for Learning was awarded to Chris Pinborough, Manufacturing Manager at Ancient House Press Plc on 10 September at the BPIF offices in London by BPIF CEO, Charles Jarrold, and Webmart representative, Rebecca Lambrianou.