By |2019-02-26T10:53:46+00:00February 26th, 2019|Categories: Sales Apprenticeships, SalesCPD|

We will never stop learning. Our minds are incredible things that require continual stimulation. There will always be something new to learn and discover. As the world evolves, our minds should evolve alongside. Understanding how quickly things can change prepares us for the consistent updates and latest trends. The best [...]

Sales Apprenticeships: 20% ‘off-the-job’ training – benefit or barrier?

By |2019-03-11T12:11:36+00:00January 16th, 2019|Categories: Sales Apprenticeships|

What is the ‘20% off-the-job-training’ rule? Apprenticeship rules state: Apprentices must spend a minimum of 20% of their paid working time completing ‘off-the-job’ training. Understandably, many employers initially see this as a barrier to using funded apprenticeship training to help develop their new starters, or upskill their existing employees. However... This [...]

Sales Executive Apprenticeship Programme Launched

By |2019-01-30T12:18:19+00:00November 5th, 2018|Categories: Sales Apprenticeships|

After almost 18-months of hard work by the employer Trailblazer group, at 2:40pm on Friday Nov 2nd 2018 the Institute of Apprenticeships announced the Level-4 Sales Executive Apprenticeship is now approved for delivery. So now just a few hours later, it’s our turn. We are very proud to announce that [...]

How Apprenticeship Programmes are Structured

By |2019-02-05T12:20:04+00:00October 3rd, 2018|Categories: Sales Apprenticeships, Videos|

In this video we explain how apprenticeship training programmes are structured. It’s the third post in our sales apprenticeship training series, and follows on from post explaining how sales apprenticeship training is funded. The video introduces the concepts of how an apprenticeship programme is defined by the apprenticeship Standard and [...]

How Sales Apprenticeship Training is Funded

By |2019-03-15T08:13:12+00:00September 26th, 2018|Categories: Sales Apprenticeships|

This post answers the frequently asked questions we hear from employers about how sales apprenticeship training can be funded. It’s the second post in our sales apprenticeship training series, and follows on from our myth busting post, Ten Facts about Sales Apprentices & Apprenticeships.   England, Northern Ireland, Scotland or Wales? [...]

Ten Facts about Sales Apprentices & Apprenticeships

By |2019-01-30T12:19:20+00:00September 21st, 2018|Categories: Sales Apprenticeships|

In this first blog post in our sales apprenticeship series we thought we’d bust a few myths. So here are ten facts about apprentices and apprenticeships you might not know! 1) Apprentices must be employed in a real job, but they may be a new hire or an existing employee. [...]

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