Wednesday, 24 May 2017

Extra UCAS points from Leeds Trinity University

Any Year 1 students who are thinking about going to university in Leeds next year may like to consider a special offer to earn extra UCAS points this summer.  Click on the link below to see how some people can earn up to 8 extra UCAS points when applying for their courses...


Wednesday, 17 May 2017

Chef Apprentice based in the Cambridge area

Job description- Apprentice Commis Chef


 A great opportunity has arisen for an Apprentice Commis Chef to join a vibrant, respected fresh food company in Cambridge. You will gain hands-on experience from the best- whilst gaining a Level 2 qualification as a Commis Chef.


CH&Co have a reputation for great food, impeccable service and a passion for making every client’s eating experience a memorable one.


In 2011 they entered the top 1.2% of companies across all industries by being awarded the highest accolade available within investors in People program of ‘IIP Champion status.

They also have a Royal warrant by appointment to her majesty the Queen.


Overall purpose of the job:


You will be expected to prepare and present food to the highest standards as directed by the Head Chef / Sous Chef -  developing knowledge of menu planning and developing skills and techniques through this hands on experience in conjunction with attendance at college.


Additionally, to maintain cleanliness and the required food and health & safety standards of kitchen work, again learning and developing understanding of the rules and guidelines as provided centrally.  Ensuring that you are correctly and neatly attired at all times and in line with Health & Safety requirements.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Maintain a good knowledge of menus
  • Take notes on how food is to be prepared according to Head Chef’s directions and ensure that preparation standards are upheld
  • Monitor stockholding of perishable items delegated, and rotate stock effectively and in line with Company guidelines
  • Assist with stock takes as requested
  • Ensure administration concerning stock transferal or requisition is completed accurately
  • Carry out all cleaning duties allocated in accordance with the unit cleaning schedule- complying with hygiene and health and safety procedures
  • To carry out all reasonable tasks expected by management



Collaboration & Working relationships


  • Communicate effectively with all colleagues
  • Demonstrate a positive and enthusiastic approach
  • Gain knowledge and skills through observation of others at work
  • Assist and help colleagues where required and as instructed by the senior kitchen team
Deal with all colleagues, contractors and customers in contact with in a polite and helpful manner, providing assistance where necessary.

If you would like to pursue this role, or find out more information, please contact:, or call 01429 807265.

Jobs and Apprenticeship Careers Fair in St Neots

From 10am to 2pm on Friday 16 June 2017 at the Priory Centre, St Neot's PE19 2BH

Companies exhibiting are recruiting for a range of jobs and many are also offering apprenticeship schemes, for all ages looking to earn money
while gaining valuable skills and work experience.

Sectors include:
— Care
— Catering
— Construction
— Design
— Education
— Engineering
— Office/admin
— Retail.

Labour manifesto pledges £25bn package for education

The Labour Party released its manifesto this week, including a pledge of a £25bn package for education. 

Please click here to find out more.

What are the highest paid Apprenticeships?

If you are considering Apprenticeships as a progression route of the future, then you may be interested in how well trainees are paid?

Click here to find out which are the highest paid Apprenticeships.

Tuesday, 16 May 2017

Microsoft Apprenticeships

Did you know Microsoft has apprenticeships opportunities in both Business related and Technical roles– don’t miss out, apply today!

Whatever your interests, there’s something for everyone regardless of the subjects you have studied. On our Business Stream we have opportunities within Sales, Marketing, HR, Finance, Data Analysis and Project Management and within our Technical stream you could join as a Support Engineer or Technical Consultant
We have Level 3, Level 4 and Degree Apprenticeship opportunities, and we offer full training while you work helping you to get ahead in a working environment. And we don’t believe in the traditional notion of “work experience” either, at Microsoft you are given real responsibility from the outset.
To find out what it’s really like to be an Apprentice at Microsoft and to get an insight into the culture and community, read our blog
To apply for the Technical stream click here and for the Business Stream click here, be quick though, applications close on 21st May.
If you have any queries please contact us on

Monday, 8 May 2017

Business Degree Apprenticeships and Level 3 Apprenticeships at Microsoft

If you think you would like to apply for any of the roles below, click HERE to advance to the appropriate page and follow the links embedded within.