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Understanding Apprenticeships

Join the Black Country LEP and Black Country Growth Hub at a breakfast meeting aimed at helping employers looking to recruit new apprentices, take full advantage of apprenticeships in the Black Country and gain impartial information and advice from industry experts.

The breakfast event, in partnership with the Skills Funding Agency (SFA), will be held on Wednesday 23rd March 2016 at The Hub at Walsall College from 7:45-9:30am and is FREE to attend for employers from any sector of the Black Country.

Further details and a final agenda will be circulated nearer to the event, but essentially the session will include:

  • A breakfast selection on arrival
  • Information to help with understanding apprenticeships
  • Presentations from Black Country apprentice employers, with best practice advice on how apprenticeships have benefitted their businesses
  • Myths and facts about apprenticeships
  • How to get started and details of the SFA’s ‘Business Support Service’
  • Information on how the Black Country Growth Hub can help
  • The opportunity to engage in an independent Q&A session and network with local companies from across the Black Country.

Register to attend by e-mail: or call the Skills Factory team on 01384 471163.




(NB: please note – this is a different meeting to the one advertised for Wednesday 2nd March 2016 which talks about the changes to apprenticeships).

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