Success Story!

Connor Taylor, a former learner of Team paid us a visit to let us know he has now gained employment at the RVS (Royal Voluntary Service) Hospital studying towards Auxiliary nursing. Connor completed a Study Programme here with us before progressing onto the Traineeships programme to build on his confidence, people skills and English and…

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Through the Eyes of a Trainee Learner

My initial thought process when I began my journey with TEAM, I had no idea what to expect! I read up on the Traineeship programme and knew I’d give myself a much stronger chance of gaining employment if my Maths and English was up to scratch.  I  still had no idea what I wanted to…

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Customer Service at Work!

In July 2014 TEAM Wearside was contacted by FCC Environment to deliver Customer Service Apprenticeship training across sites in Barnsley, Doncaster and Rotherham, due to the amount of complaints being received about staff dealing with customers at Household Waste Recycling Centres. FCC wanted a robust training programme that would not only help ease these complaints…

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Megan Woods achieves her Level 3 Apprenticeship in Management!

Megan Woods from EWRG Limited has recently completed her Apprenticeship in Management with us.  She commented on how enjoyable the course was, how much she learnt regarding management theory and the development of her ICT skills which she has applied in her role.  Megan is now going to progress to a Level 5 Management course.…

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‘Success Story’ at Team – Delwyn McLean

Delwyn McLean had attended a Traineeships programme after not having been in Education or Training for some years. Delwyn struggled with some barriers to Employment and had regained his confidence and skills in retail and fitness while he has been with us here at Team. Delwyn was exempt from his English and Maths sessions but…

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Trafficking – A Poem by Jessica Ramsay

Trafficking By Jessica Ramsay Locked in a room and taken away Waiting for the prayers to pray. I’m now someone else’s treasure Or maybe just strangers pleasure. We are girls and they are boys but we all still get used as sexual toys. Many are bought and put on the streets if they don’t meet…

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Made by an Apprenticeship

With university fees on the rise and young people unsure of the direction they want to take after school, an Apprentice could be the perfect route for young people more than ever before.   Determined, hardworking and eager to succeed? These are just a few of the characteristics of a TEAM Apprentice. With false belief that…

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Apprentices – How They Can Help Your Business

The benefits of employing Apprentices within your company can sometimes get lost or simply missed. Some of the countries biggest success stories rely on Apprentices as a key attribute to their skilled workforce. So what are the benefits?   An independent study recently showed that an Apprentice improved productivity by £214 per week. Not only…

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UK Businesses Stronger With Apprentices According to Managers

Some of the UK’s largest firms are relying on Apprentices as a key factor of achieving current and future plans for growth.   Almost one in five (18%) line managers claim their company is set to expand rapidly, and with a further 52% saying their firm will grow more gradually. Among Apprentice Line Managers, 25%…

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