The Apprenticeship Hub

The Apprenticeship Hub comprises of a small team of business support staff who are on-hand to assist employers, students and the general public with all thing’s ‘apprenticeship’. As part of the Business Engagement, Careers and Employability team, it is our mission to promote the vast opportunities for work-based learning within both our local community and with our partners across the country. We strive to spread the word about the many benefits of apprenticeship programmes in the Higher Education sector and will continue to cheerlead the opportunities that our diverse connections have supported us to achieve, in addition to the brilliant achievements of our students.

Rachel has worked in education for over 10 years now. After obtaining an Advanced Apprenticeship in Business and Administration, she transitioned into a permanent position supporting students, parents/guardians, academics and business support staff within the Further Education Secto...

Jon provides dedicated compliance support for apprenticeship funded programmes as part of the Apprenticeship Hub and will be developing internal audit practices to embed quality at the core of the delivery for Work Based Learning provision. ...

Yvonne has extensive experience in education and training leading to a sustained record of success in further education and apprenticeships. Yvonne led a retail and commercial enterprise apprenticeship department to achieve outstanding for 'employer responsiveness' during a 2010 Ofs...

Fiona has worked in Marketing for the majority of her career with over 10 years’ experience across varying sectors. Having completed her Level 5 Institute of Leadership and Management in 2014, she went on to become the UK Marketing Manager for a global Financial Technology compan...

Amy has spent the majority of her career working within the apprenticeship sector, predominantly with Higher and Degree apprenticeships. Amy initially worked for the National Apprenticeship Service, part of the ESFA, before moving into Higher Education. Amy has supported various com...

Emma has experience working in the education sector stretching from primary school through to degree level. Originally a biological scientist, Emma spent a year working in a laboratory before transferring her skills to primary teaching, gaining qualified teacher status in 2015. Afte...

Celia has extensive experience in education and training in further education and apprenticeships and is passionate about learning with a background of vocational curriculum being a quality assurance verifier for City and Guilds, Edexcel and VTCT.  Celia has more recently gained ex...

Anna has worked with Apprentices for 4 years, both as an Employer and in Higher Education. After completing her own successful Apprenticeship, Anna found a passion for supporting Apprentices to reach their full potential, applying many years of experience as a trainer to her role in...

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The wider university team

There are numerous lecturing and professional services staff on hand to support the apprenticeship learner journey

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Careers and Employability

The Careers and Employability Team are here to help apprentices shape their future. Click here to check out their services, including the 'FutureMe' platform.

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Business Engagement

Apprenticeships are a multilateral partnership, and employers are a pivotal part of the learner journey. Our Business Engagement team is key to building key working relationships.