Kick start your career with a Santander traineeship

Interested in a traineeship with Santander?

Santander’s eight week traineeship programme is the perfect way to develop your employability skills and gain fantastic work experience. You could even secure an apprenticeship with them afterwards. No experience required! A traineeship is a training programme with work experience that unlocks your great potential and prepares you for your future careers by helping you more

BPP Professional Education and Trendence UK’s key Apprenticeship Levy research takes centre stage at Association of Graduate Recruiters conference

Ben Lambert, Strategic Talent & Development Consultant at BPP, was invited to discuss apprenticeships as the countdown to the Apprenticeship Levy continues. Here’s what Ben had to say following the key conference held in London by Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR). It’s an incredibly interesting and pivotal time for apprenticeships and at BPP Professional Education, more

The winners of our BPP Apprentice of the Year Awards 2017

Announcing the winners of our BPP Apprentice of the Year Awards 2017!

The time has come to announce our high-achieving award-winners in the BPP Apprentice of the Year Awards 2017! Top of the class apprentices, employers and champions from successful businesses across the UK have all been selected by an expert panel of judges and today crowned the Apprentice of the Year, Employer of the Year or more

Benefits of apprenticeships

The Benefits of Apprenticeships

Benefits of Apprenticeships Apprenticeships are a great way to start your career. You’ll be earning a wage, gaining a professional qualification, gaining work experience and working full time in a job role, all without paying tuition fees! We want to show you the amazing opportunities and benefits of choosing an apprenticeship programme. You’ll be learning more

Starting your apprenticeship

Starting your apprenticeship

So you’ve landed an apprenticeship, congratulations! Now you need to start preparing for your role – to help you out, we’ve gathered our top tips on what to do and not to do on your programme. The night before the big day, you’ll probably be nervous or excited. After all, this is a great achievement more

I turned down an unconditional university offer to start a Level 4 Business and Marketing Apprenticeship at BPP.

Jennifer, 19, Marketing Executive at BPP, Level 4 Business and Marketing Apprentice

“I got an unconditional offer to study Accountancy and Finance at University but I turned that offer down to start a Level 4 Business and Marketing Apprenticeship with BPP.” Jennifer, 19, is our Marketing Executive here at BPP Professional Apprenticeships. She is doing a Level 4 Business and Marketing Apprenticeship and has been with us since August 2016. University more

Win a £5000 Inspiration Award in Deloittes;s #IGotThis competition!

Deloitte’s #IGotThis Competition

What inspires you? Enter Deloitte’s #IGotThis competition and you could WIN a £5,000 Inspiration Award! To celebrate National Apprenticeship Week 2017, Deloitte have set an exclusive competition for school and college students over 16 years old.  They are asking for you to share your inspiration and you could WIN a £5,000 Inspiration Award: a made-for-you more

Addleshaw Goddard teams up with BPP University Law School to offer Solicitor Apprenticeship

Addleshaw Goddard teams up with BPP University Law School to offer Solicitor Apprenticeship

For the full blog post, please visit Addleshaw Goddard. Delivered in conjunction with BPP University Law School, the six year programme leads to an LLB (Hons) degree awarded by BPP University, and, following assessment by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA), registered qualification as a solicitor. The programme combines funded part-time study and extensive in-house training, more

BPP University Law School brings legal education and technology together with series of interactive events

BPP University Law School is this week holding a series of legal tech challenges to spark innovation and entrepreneurship within its students, helping them to become more creative and agile lawyers in an ever-changing legal world. The legal tech-themed ‘Employability Week’ (which runs until 10th March) will offer BPP University Law School Legal Practice Course more

Apprenticeship Tips: Interviews

Apprenticeship Tips: Interviews

So you sent in your CV and the employer wants to invite you for an interview. That’s great news! Here’s some smart advice which has already helped thousands of BPP Apprentices to kick-start their careers with roles in leading companies. Preparation is key Get some practice Ask a family friend or teacher to do a more

Apprenticeship Tips: Writing your CV

Apprenticeship Tips: Writing your CV

Apprenticeship Tips: Writing your CV So you’re interested in an apprenticeship and want to apply for one? The first step is to create your CV. Your CV (or curriculum vitae) is how you sell yourself to employers to get interviews. It’s a summary of your education, skills and experience. And in the future you’ll add more

It’s National Apprenticeship Week! Here’s what we have planned at BPP Professional Education…

BPP Professional Education will be running a series of action-packed events to celebrate National Apprenticeship Week! It’s a pivotal time for apprenticeships and the Apprenticeship Levy so we want you to be as informed as possible whether you are an employer, teacher, student or parent. And as National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) takes place this week more

What is National Apprenticeship Week?

What is National Apprenticeship Week?

National Apprenticeship Week: what you need to know National Apprenticeship Week 2017 is co-ordinated by the National Apprenticeship Service and this year holds the 10th Anniversary of National Apprenticeship Week. From the 6th March to the 10th March, this week will bring together employers and apprentices from across England to celebrate the success of apprenticeships more

BPP Professional Apprenticeships set to sponsor Apprentice of the Year at recruitment awards ceremony

BPP Professional Apprenticeships is delighted to announce it will sponsor a prestigious award at the TARGETjobs National Graduate Recruitment Awards 2017. There will be two main types of awards during the ceremony – The Student Panel awards and the Sector Awards which are voted exclusively for by students. There will also be accolades including The more

Fairytale fun for Caymanian schoolchildren as BPP University Law School student heads home to host mock trial

A BPP University Law School student has brought a children’s fairytale to life to help teach young people about the legal system. Demi McLean headed back to her home country of the Cayman Islands and visited schools where she hosted a mock trial of Goldilocks vs the Three Bears. Schoolchildren role-played different parts in the more

Tax teacher Nitin feeling humble following ‘Lecturer of the Year’ PQ Magazine award success

A tax and accountancy tutor at BPP Professional Education says winning a 2017 PQ Magazine Award is the “pinnacle” of his career. Nitin Rabheru, 43, was awarded ‘Lecturer of the Year’ for the private sector at February’s winners’ ceremony, held in London. Admitting to feeling shocked to even be nominated, Nitin was completely overwhelmed to more

We’re still feeling the love post-Valentine’s Day, but who says ‘I love you first’? Dr David Smith explains the psychology behind those three words

As you read this, people all over the world will be saying those three special words – “I love you”. Given the weight they still hold, it’s no surprise that regardless of sex, sexuality, gender, creed or colour, generally everyone likes hearing these words. But what may be more surprising is that, among heterosexual couples, more

James Hammill

Developing a long term apprenticeship strategy

The most recent blog from AGR can be found here. BPP recently surveyed the Guardian’s top 300 graduate employers in order to better understand their plans for apprenticeships following the introduction of the levy in May 2017.  James Hammill, Director of Apprenticeships at BPP explains more. The results of this survey made it clear that more

Registrations for the Digital Apprenticeship Service are now open plus SFA employer agreement

New government information released today: registrations open for Digital Apprenticeship Service and legal agreement to enable funding

The government have released information that the Department for Education and the Skills Funding Agency (SFA) are from today (13 February 2017) encouraging large employers to sign up and register for the apprenticeship service, in readiness for the launch of the Apprenticeship Levy on 6 April 2017. The apprenticeship service is an online digital system more

CMI Student Ambassadors 2017

BPP University Business School is delighted to be trailblazing with the appointment of CMI Student Ambassadors in London and the South East. more