Apprenticeships First is an Apprenticeship Training Association (ATA) formed by Lewisham College and The College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London in 2009. Both colleges hold the prestigious ‘Beacon’ status, awarded to only the country’s top training providers. The colleges have also achieved the Training Quality Standard (TQS) in recognition of excellent work with employers.
Apprenticeship Training Service (ATS)
ATS, based in London, is a national organisation that covers the UK providing apprenticeships in the creative and cultural sectors. ATS has links with over 230 theatre and live music employers and 20 colleges throughout England.
Leicester College Apprenticeship Training Agency (ATA)
This ATA is a unique Leicester College service designed to save organisations in need of new recruits – of both time and money. Rather than having to appoint a new employee, the ATA offers the easier and more cost-effective option of finding a suitable Apprentice to fill a vacancy.
Logistics Apprenticeship Training Agency (LATA)
LATA, based in the West Midlands, specialises in providing logistics apprenticeship training across England. The academy also provides training in related industries – such as warehousing and supply chain management.
London Apprenticeship Company (LAC)
The LAC was the first Apprenticeship Training Agency set up in the UK in 2009. LAC engages with thousands of Londoners looking for an alternative to work without training and/or formal education, helping many school and college leavers on their way to a career with prospects.
North West Apprenticeship Company
Based in Manchester, the NWAC employs and trains apprentices in the North West.
For more information visit www.skills-solutions.org.uk or call 01612 332 656.
South East Apprenticeship Company (SEAC)
SEAC is an innovative service for employers and apprentices and is an Apprenticeship Training Agency that operates across the south east. It aims to create 1,600 apprenticeships in the region by 2013, benefitting businesses and young people, aged 16-24.
South West Apprenticeship Company (SWAC)
Launched in 2010, SWAC aims to help 16-24 year olds find Apprenticeships in the South West. Those within this age group are usually eligible to have training paid in full or part by the government. Companies across Gloucestershire now have a cost effective way to take on an apprentice.
Supporting Local Business Apprenticeship Training Agency (SLB ATA)
Supporting Local Businesses Apprenticeship Training Agency is part of SLB Group – a parent company of South London Business that trades all over the UK. It was set up in 2010 to make it easier for companies to employ an apprentice anywhere in England.
Based in Mansfield in Nottinghamshire, Vision Apprentices specialises in training apprentices for the rail, logistics, manufacturing and engineering sectors.
Yorkshire and Humberside Apprenticeship Training Agency (YHATA)
YHATA identifies opportunities and provides solutions to develop economic growth through apprenticeships across the UK. YHATA provides a tailored recruitment service to companies in Yorkshire and Humberside of all sizes in a range of sectors for apprentices aged 16 and upwards.
The Apprenticeship Training Agency is modelled on MEGT Australia’s Apprenticeship Agency practices, the largest provider of group training in Australia. We offer a unique approach to the employment of apprentices, by assisting companies to source quality apprentices with the flexibility of supplying apprentices in peak labour demands and support with the outplacement or rotation of apprentices.
We employ our apprentices on behalf of our hosts, eliminating the stress and hassle that goes with recruitment and employment, whilst providing and managing the on-going HR and payroll. IMPACT sources and manages the apprenticeship training to ensure high quality delivery, working with all sizes of employers and across a wide range of sectors.