Latest News - 2020

17 August 2020
Developments to Damar Apprenticeships

Over the last few months, the team at Damar have been working hard to improve our apprenticeship delivery. These developments are based on feedback from our apprentices and employers, we all as learning and delivery data, and are designed to improve the quality and impact of what we do for our apprentices and partner-employers.

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06 August 2020
Apprenticeship Peer to Peer Learning

Peer to peer learning has long been used as an effective method for school, college and university students, but remains somewhat neglected in the world of apprenticeships. In a time when apprentices are even less likely to engage with each other on day-release programmes, it is useful to consider what the benefits are of peer to peer learning for apprentices and how this type of active learning can be practically utilised within such settings.

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23 July 2020
Apprenticeship Recruitment and Social Distancing

In this article, we are sharing some tips and advice on how to ensure that your apprenticeship recruitment complies with social distancing requirements. We are also sharing two case studies of how this has worked in practice: a law firm aiming to recruit six apprentices and a public sector levy payer recruiting 100 apprentices.

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10 July 2020
Government Grants for Apprentices

What should we make of the Chancellor’s support for apprentices and young workers?

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01 July 2020
Learning After Lockdown Webinar for Employers

View a recording of our latest webinar for our partner-employers, Learning After Lockdown.

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29 June 2020
Apprenticeship Recruitment Success

Despite lockdown, Irwin Mitchell wanted to go ahead with their planned apprenticeship recruitment. Find out how Damar Training and Irwin Mitchell have worked together to make this happen.

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24 June 2020
Is it time to rethink apprenticeships?

As some of the features of life post-lockdown become clearer, is it time to re-think the approach to apprenticeships?

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18 June 2020
Applying for Apprenticeships

Now that we are starting to come out of lockdown, apprenticeship vacancies are going to start to increase again. Here is some advice and guidance on how to apply.

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15 June 2020
Apprentice Taylor Meakin

Damar Training's Business Admin Apprentice, Taylor Meakin, tells us what it has been like for her during lockdown.

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03 June 2020
What COVID-19 Has Taught Us

COVID-19 and the subsequent lockdown has impacted every aspect of our lives but what have these global events taught us about the ways in which training providers and employers can best support their apprentices to reach their full potential?

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