Armed Forces Discount Service

We are proud to offer Armed Forces Discount Card holders a 10% discount on all our CPD Courses. Defence Discount Service provides discounts both online and on the high street for members of the Armed Forces, Veterans and Armed Forces Community.

Newsletter

We have achieved a lot recently and have a lot to shout about. This Newsletter goes through our best bits from the last few months.

What is Prevent?

Issues 02 of our Wellbeing Newsletter focuses on Prevent. Prevent is about safeguarding people and communities from the threat of terrorism. Prevent is 1 of the 4 elements of CONTEST, the Government’s counter-terrorism strategy. It aims to stop people becoming terrorists or supporting terrorism.

Last Chance for Devon Employers to Sign Up Apprentices For Autumn NCS

Devon employers interested in seeing their young Apprentices aged 16 or 17, build confidence, make new friends and develop important life skills are encouraged to get their teams to sign up for the National Citizen Service (NCS) autumn 2018 programme before it’s too late. Spots are quickly filling!

City and Guilds

We are very pleased to announce that ETS has now been approved as a City and Guilds test centre. We are now approved to deliver and assess City and Guilds qualifications.

Health & Wellbeing

We have developed a Wellbeing e-newsletter which is aimed at raising awareness and improving the health and wellbeing for all readers. We hope you enjoy your read and would welcome your feedback on our new initiative.

Apprenticeship Off-the-Job Training

Apprenticeship Off-the-Job Training The ETS Approach Document Background This document has been produced as a guide to help ETS staff and employers understand and work to the current Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) funding rules on planning and delivering a...

HSBC Apprentice Account Proposition

HSBC UK is now extending the availability to all apprentices aged 18 or over, enabling one million apprentices to enjoy the same benefits as those studying a full time degree at a university or college.

General Data Protection Regulation

The General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 or GDPR, came into force in May 2018. It will have a significant impact on the way organisations handle and store data.

Maintaining Matrix Standard

The matrix Standard is a unique quality standard for organisations to assess and measure their advice and support services, which ultimately supports individuals in their choice of career, learning, work and life goals.

Apprenticeship Service 

The ESFA have published more support videos to their YouTube channel, these can be found in the links below. They explain in simple terms how employers can use the new online apprenticeship service tool.

Off the Job Training

This document has been produced as a guide to help ETS staff and employers understand and work to the current Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) funding rules

GCSE grades

On 20th June 2017 Department for Education have published the long awaited Information about the new GCSE grades for parents, employers and further and higher education providers.