What Adult Learners Week Means To Me

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As you may have seen on social media, it’s #AdultLearnersWeek this week and I thought I’d personally celebrate it, as it means so much to me within my Marketing role. Not only has it given me the opportunity I currently have, but without the Employability Skills Programme, I may have never overcome barriers to starting […]

Helping Adults Back Into Work

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Caerphilly based social enterprise Graig Rhosyn Cleaning Services have highly praised the Welsh Government funded Employability Skills Programme, which they’ve accessed through training provider Itec Skills and Employment in celebration of #AdultLearnersWeek. Adult Learners Week is an annual learning festival, celebrating the achievements of those participating in programmes and events whilst raising awareness of the […]

Sammy-Jo Panacci Winner Of Young Adult Award 2018

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Sammy has battled many personal barriers which were hindering her progression in life. Despite leaving school with a good range of GCSEs, she spent her teenage years supporting her dad, and younger sisters following her parents’ break up. “It was hard. I would be cooking, cleaning and washing after school and then revising for my […]

New Apprenticeship Employer Incentive Programme

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From 1st August 2017 the Welsh Government’s Apprenticeship Employer Incentive Programme is available to support SME’s to recruit apprentices aged 16-19.  This will help provide individuals and employers with the skills needed and help to prevent skills shortages. To access the programme you must  be an SME who is new to apprenticeships or have not recruited […]

New Delivery Partners On Board

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We’re delighted to announce that from 1st August 2017, Sgiliau and Newport County Council will be coming on board as two new delivery partners.Sgiliau will be delivering Traineeships at both Engagement and Level 1, focusing on working in the following outreach areas: Brynmawr Ebbw Vale Tredegar Abertillery Llanhilleth Risca Caerphilly North and Basin Abergavenny Blaenavon […]