Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / BRC hails retail apprenticeships project
BRC hails retail apprenticeships project
05
Mar '14
The Prime Minister has announced that a new Trailblazers project will be put in place to help enhance apprenticeships in the retail industry.
 
The Trailblazer projects have been set up by the Government to lead the way in implementing reforms to apprenticeships. Trailblazers are led by employers and involve both large and small businesses and professional bodies. They are focused on the development of new apprenticeship standards and assessment approaches.
 
Helen Dickinson, British Retail Consortium Director General, said: “Retailers are enthusiastic backers of apprenticeships and supported 100,000 opportunities in the year 2012 to 2013. It is an important acknowledgement of retail’s importance as an employer that the industry has been included in the second wave of Trailblazer projects and we look forward to working closely with partners and stakeholders on this initiative.
 
“The variety of apprenticeships available within retail is extraordinary. Ranging from craft skills like baking, to management training, logistics, digital and IT skills and people development, it’s not just about selling products. There are amazing opportunities available for long term and rewarding careers in the industry, and this Trailblazer project will enhance the programmes on offer for a new wave of retail apprentices.”
 
Matthew Hancock, Skills and Enterprise Minister said: “National Apprenticeship Week is designed to celebrate Apprenticeships and the positive impact they have on individuals, businesses and the wider economy.  
 
“We want to see Apprenticeships become the new norm for all ambitious young people, and employers who are dedicated to growing their own talent and increasing the skills base of the nation. 
 
“I would like to thank everyone who has been involved this trailblazer for their commitment to Apprenticeships and Traineeships”

British Retail Consortium

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 20th Jan 2017

TEA expects budget to upscale textile skill industry

The Tiruppur Exporters’ Association (TEA) has requested the Central...

Textiles | On 20th Jan 2017

Bangladesh could earn $60 billion in exports by 2021

Bangladesh is expected to earn over $60 billion in exports by the...

Courtesy: PIB

Textiles | On 20th Jan 2017

Govt to help Tangaliya weavers purchase looms: Irani

Government of India will facilitate Tangaliya weavers in purchase of...

Interviews View All

DK Sharma
Velocity Apparelz

We constantly communicate with employees at all levels

Milind Khandwe
Hindoostan Innovation Centre

‘Modern technical textile is an indispensable tool for science and...

Sanjay Desai & Ashish Mulani
True Colors

Digital textile printing will be the technology of the future

Giorgio Mantovani
Corman S.p.A

Giorgio Mantovani, MD of Corman, with a presence in both Milano and New...

Kerem Durdag
Biovation II LLC

Kerem Durdag, CEO, Biovation II LLC, provides an insight into future...

Mohammad Hassan
Biax Fiberfilm

About one in every 20 patients picks up an infection while hospitalised....

Robert Brunner
Devereux

Golfwear and menswear brand Devereux is set for greener pastures. Robert...

Igor Chapurin
Chapurin

"Now we can see the Russian trend in international fashion. And Russian...

Karan Arora
Karan Arora

Bridal couture created with rich Indian heritage, exquisite craftsmanship...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH
January 2017

January 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


eNEWS
Insights
Subscribe today and get the latest News update in your mail box.
Advanced Search