B-Skill Blog

If you are interested in the life of a training provider, we would like to share with you our expertise, advice and stories! Whether you work in the industry, interested in undergoing some training or simply browsing the web, read on for training provider news…

Festive Season Safety Part 1

BLOG Staying Safe This Christmas - Part 1 Christmas Shopping - Your guide to safety... The Christmas tree is up, Slade is playing on the radio and the rush to get the shopping done in time is in full swing. It's a very exciting and fast-paced time of year but this...

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B-Skill Annual Conference 2018

BLOG B-Skill 2018 Staff Conference Another great day the B-Skill Annual Conference... It seems as soon as we hit the second half of the year, time starts to speed up. From the beginning of the academic calendar to the clocks turning back, the release of the infamous...

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Learner Loan Beauty Qualifications

BLOG Get involved in our exciting opportunities to start a career in Beauty! B-Skill expands Learner Loan provision with new North West centre... B-Skill are excited to announce that we have opened a new training centre in Chester, North West England. The centre will...

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Committed to Equality Reaccreditation

BLOG Committed2Equality B-Skill achieve exceptional GOLD pass for Equality and Diversity... Committed2Equality is an independent not for profit organisation, who provide training programmes, Diversity Assured support and audit and assessments to enable organisations...

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Apprentice to CEO

BLOG Apprentice to CEO Find out how an Apprenticeship can turn into a six figure salary... 'Hard work leads to success' is one of the main mantras in business. Hard work. That's all it says. It doesn't say you need to have a degree to be successful, it doesn't say...

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‘Scale Up’

BLOG Scale-Up Employer Event Scale-up to career success... B-Skill's 'Scale Up' programme aims to tackle the battle that breaks in employment can have on our careers. Whether it is due to redundancy, ill-health, the failure to secure future funding... Whatever the...

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National Volunteers’ Week

BLOG National Volunteers' Week It's nice to be nice! This week is National Volunteer's Week, celebrated across Britain, to praise the amazing volunteers that work selflessly to help others. Hundreds of events and celebrations have been taking place across the country...

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B-Skill welcome BL Training as new partner

BLOG The team at B-Skill are delighted to welcome BL Training to our community. New Partner Alert! B-Skill are delighted to commence their partnership with BL Training. With training centres across the North East, B-Skill will be working with BL Training to deliver...

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Learner of the Month

BLOG Congratulations to Gavin Bilson, Learner of the Month! We've recently let you in on our partnership with Culina Group and the incredible RISE Programme, which provides tailor-made training and development to Culina Group staff. The work being put into the RISE...

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GDPR

BLOG GDPR GDPR: Are you prepared for May 25th? The UK's privacy law is going through the biggest overhaul since 1995. That's 23 years, not a great deal in the grand scheme of things... But if you compare the changes to the internet from then to now, 1995 resembles the...

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Learner of the Month

BLOG At B-Skill, we like to reward hard work when we see it. That’s why we’d like to announce Daniel Gibson, from G4S, as February's Learner of the Month. Daniel began his Apprenticeship journey having been recommended by his employer for a Team Leading qualification....

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RISE to the Top!

BLOG Professional Development Programme RISE to the Top! Levy Employer Professional Development As specialists in Professional Development, B-Skill creates tailor-made training programmes to encourage employees to reach their full potential within an organisation....

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Matrix Accreditation

BLOG Matrix Accreditation B-Skill are thrilled to have maintained the Matrix accreditation! After a three-day assessment across all areas of the business, B-Skill are delighted to have once again, maintained the Matrix accreditation. Matrix is an outcome-based...

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Great Day at B-Skill Annual Staff Conference

BLOG B-Skill 2017 Staff Conference Thank you to all who attended our Annual Staff Conference! B-Skill's annual staff conference is the opportunity for all colleagues and partners to share stories, expertise and finally come together under one roof (which doesn't...

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Anti-Bullying Week 2017

BLOG Anti-Bullying Week 2017, November 13th - 17th #AllDifferentAllEqual The theme of this year's #AntiBullyingWeek is 'All Different, All Equal' with the aim to empower children and young people to celebrate what makes them, and others, unique. B-Skill embrace the...

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B-Skill Staff Conference

BLOG It's the time of year for the B-Skill staff conference B-Skill Annual Staff Conference As Christmas approaches, B-Skill welcome all staff, partners and a guest speaker to our annual staff conference later this month. Our community is important to us so having the...

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B-Skill welcome J and K Training as new partner

BLOG The team at B-Skill are delighted to welcome J and K Training to our community. New Partner Alert! B-Skill have partnered with J and K Training to deliver classroom-based Functional Skills qualifications in Maths and English from Entry Level 1 through to Level 2,...

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Is University right for you?

Degree Apprenticeship Benefits As we approach the end of October, there is Halloween, Bonfire Night and before we know it Christmas will have arrived. On top of all the costume-hunting and Christmas shopping, a chunk of the population are beginning their biggest...

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A team of high fliers!

Last weekend, Team B-Skill dedicated their Saturday to being flung from the Tyne Bridge as they zip-wired through 230m of crisp, Geordie air to raise money for our chosen company charity, The Ear Trust. It’s safe to say everyone was nervous, excited and everything in...

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Charity Tyne Bridge Zipwire Event – The Ear Trust

BLOG B-Skill to soar from the Tyne Bridge to raise money for The Ear Trust 3, 2, 1... Jump! At B-Skill, we like to keep each other on our toes. So what better way to do that than to propose jumping off the Tyne Bridge to raise money for charity? Yep, that’s right! 11...

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Ofsted

BLOG B-Skill are rated as a 'Good Training Provider' by Ofsted "B-Skill get the thumbs up from Ofsted inspectors" Click here to read full article on ChronicleLive The report found that as a good training provider, we have: Consistently good...

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#MondayMotivation

BLOG #MondayMotivation We have received word from Blue Sky Assessing & Consultancy, a valued partner of B-Skill, and we’d like to share it with you for some #MondayMotivation!   Based in East Anglia, Blue Sky take pride in spreading inspiration through their passion...

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Productivity in the Workplace

BLOG Productivity in the Workplace Productivity in the Workplace Productivity has been a word at the forefront of many conversations in the last six months. It has become a key focus in the Government’s plan for Apprenticeships with the aim to improve the overall...

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World Autism Awareness Week

BLOG World Autism Awareness Week World Autism Awareness Week If you haven’t been to The Vault in Gateshead, you should make sure it’s next on your list… And we’re not just saying that because they’re new partners of ours. The Vault is a fantastic American diner on the...

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