It’s National Apprenticeship Week – the perfect time to start your search for an opportunity. Struggling to find an apprenticeship? AAT’s career coach Aimee Bateman offers some of her top tips and websites to help you on your way.
Greenwich Council senior accountant, Jeanne Marke-Collier, believes in hard work and dedication to get what you want. Here she explains why she made the decision to spurn university to study AAT via an apprenticeship.
With graduate unemployment rates at a high and the average university student debt rising to £45,000, vocational education and apprenticeships are becoming more attractive options for school and college leavers. Lancashire accounting apprentice and AAT student, Lisa Whiteside, talks about why choosing an apprenticeship was the best decision she made.
Vocational training is sitting high on the news agenda thanks to National Apprenticeship Week. Jacqui Hepburn, Director of Alliance of Sector Skills Councils in Scotland, offers a glimpse of what is being done north of the border to plug the skills gap Our recent Scottish Sector Profile report looked at the profile of 24 sectors [...]
By Rob Alder, AAT’s Business Development Manager With the rise in university fees and the decline in graduate jobs, young people are wise to look at alternatives. A degree is no longer a guaranteed route into the professions. Figures released in January show that one in five recent graduates are still unemployed six months on [...]