Occupational Awards Ltd. – a new awarding organisation

Proskills UK Group is very pleased to announce the launch its newest subsidiary, a brand new Awarding Organisation with a difference: Occupational Awards Ltd (OAL).
The newest member of the Proskills UK Group has launched its […]

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Renz sponsors cycle ride to Brighton and raises money for PrintIT!

Proskills is delighted to announce that as part of the PassIT! Fundraising initiative Renz has sponsored one of its staff members, Paul Simpson, to cycle the British Heart Foundation’s (BHF) London to Brighton and raised […]

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Your views are essential for the future of Furniture Apprenticeships

In 2013 the Government announced big reforms to the way apprenticeships are to be designed and implemented in England. New standard-based apprenticeships will replace current frameworks as part of the Government’s employer driven Trailblazer Strategy.

A […]

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2015 MakeIT! Awards winners announced at The City of Oxford College

The MakeIT! Awards took place Friday 19th June at The City of Oxford College
The annual MakeIT! Awards at The City of Oxford College attracted a host of industry figures, Wood & Furniture professionals and finalist […]

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Never mind the Skills Minister showing leg, the Chancellor shows his teeth as funding cuts bite

As mentioned in our report released last week on the Parliamentary debate on Vocational Qualifications, the Chancellor announced further cuts of £450m are to be made in the Department for Business, Innovations and Skills (BIS) budget, […]

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Play your part in setting the Standards for Fenestration Installation and Surveying

The skills of the people in the Fenestration sector are an important part of what gives the workforce and their companies the edge in ever more competitive markets.
You can help to build the definitive list […]

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The dark cloud over-shadowing vocational qualifications – Parliamentary Debate

Like many, I watched the parliamentary debate for Vocational Qualifications Day on Tuesday 9th June 2015 with much interest.
It is the beginning of a new all-Conservative Government with its grip firmly on the tiller of […]

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Vietnam moves towards sector based skills

As part of a new agreement, Vietnam is now working towards implementing an industry sector based approach to its skills development. The British Council and General Directorate for Vocational Training held a policy dialogue session […]

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