• SPONSORED: JTL is recruiting trade and training professionals

    What happens when you combine a booming construction industry, a shortage of skilled trade professionals and a fall in net migration from the European Union? You get rapid growth in the demand for apprenticeships – and JTL is leading the way in providing high quality training and development for the next generation of electricians, plumbers

    0.01 Nov. 10th, 2017 | News

  • New senior role for former SFA boss after Positive Outcomes disaster

    A former Skills Funding Agency boss will take over as chair of the work-based learning specialist JTL, nine months after another major provider he had been overseeing went into administration. Geoff Russell will take over from Dr Ian Livsey when his term in office ends in December. Mr Russell, who was chair of major Derbyshire-based

    16.54 Oct. 11th, 2017 | News

  • 16-18 apprenticeships are set to plummet

    Unbelievably, the government may be about to chop away the first rung on the ladder with its new funding system for apprenticeships, says Jon Graham On the face of it, the combination of the apprenticeship levy’s start, the well-publicised industrial strategy and the government’s social justice agenda promise great things for a provider like JTL

    22.47 Jan. 5th, 2017 | Opinion

  • Funding reform will see 16-18 apprenticeships 'drop by two thirds'

    The government must make a “clear and unambiguous” commitment to 16-to-18 apprenticeships, after a major provider warned that funding changes will cause its starts for that age group to plummet by two thirds. The claim was made by Jon Graham, chief executive of JTL, which specialises in training for the building services engineering sector, in

    23.06 Jan. 5th, 2017 | News