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Nov 24, 2015
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Third-time-lucky Lauren is inspiration to others

A County Durham woman has won a place at university and found a promising career after dropping out of college twice and feeling hopeless about her prospects.Lauren Wylie, 20, from Ouston near Birtley, turned her back on two different college courses after leaving school, before deciding to try an apprenticeship.She went to…See More
Nov 24, 2015
Press Release by Access Training

New name and new direction for Pelican Rouge

The South Tyneside depot of Europe’s largest refreshment supplier is investing in staff upskilling to support major changes to the business, which has changed its name and its direction.Pelican Rouge - formerly Autobar UK - employs 62 people at its base in Boldon and 1,600 people UK-wide. The firm is pursuing growth through what it calls a 'premiumisation' strategy, which aims to make it a pan-European coffee giant. The move has seen…See More
Aug 20, 2015
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Access Training acquires Pitman Training Newcastle
Apr 23, 2015
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Access Training expands with acquisition

Ambitious Tyneside training provider, Access Training, has expanded its services by buying the Newcastle franchise of the UK’s best known further education brand, Pitman Training.Access has acquired the business from north east support organisation Entrust for an undisclosed sum. The move comes less than two years since Access bought out another further education provider, Durham Training.Managing director Malcolm Armstrong has embarked on a…See More
Apr 23, 2015
Press Release by Access Training

Recruitment given a health check by North East GPs

L-R: Hayley Sanson from Bewick Road surgery, Alex Rowley and Amy Smith, both from Central Gateshead Medical Group.GP surgeries across the North East are turning to apprenticeship programmes to help fill the skills gap which exists for quality administrative staff.Gateshead Community Based Care (GCBC) is working with GP…See More
Apr 2, 2015
Press Release by Access Training

Skills shortage leads North East firm down new recruitment path

A specialist electrical communications and security firm has embarked on a new approach to recruitment as businesses across the North East continue to feel the effects of the region’s skills shortage.Established in 2009, Cramlington-based MRM Solutions specialises in the installation of CCTV, aerials and satellites,…See More
Feb 9, 2015
Press Release by Access Training

Unemployed Gateshead mum of four lands first job in 15 years with national retailer

Joanne McTeer has put her fears of returning to work behind her to secure her first job in 15 years following completion of a course designed to help the unemployed back into work.Joanne, 34, had been unemployed for 15 years after taking a break from full-time working to raise her four children. With the youngest turning…See More
Sep 1, 2014
Press Release by Access Training

Learner loan is a real beauty for Stacey

Student Stacey Dunn is fulfilling her dreams of a career in the beauty industry thanks to a change in funding by the government which has enabled her to fund her studies and return to education.  The change in funding support was introduced last year, and gives Level 3 and 4 students in further education and work-based…See More
May 28, 2014
Press Release by Access Training

Pharmaceutical firm adopts apprenticeship scheme as part of training and competence strategy

Twenty manufacturing employees at North East-based pharmaceutical firm, Shasun Pharma Solutions Ltd, have completed an apprenticeship in Improving Operational Performance.For the past 12 months, the employees have been working with training provider Access Training towards a full apprenticeship, which includes an NVQ in Performing Manufacturing Operations, a technical certificate in Industrial Environment Awareness and functional skills in English and Maths.…See More
Dec 11, 2013
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Gateshead student fast-tracks his way to employment

A 16-year-old Gateshead student who wanted to continue his education and benefit from an income at the same time has secured a new apprenticeship, just weeks after attending an event held to promote apprenticeships in the region and help people into work.In August, Rhys Walker attended ‘Which Way Now’, an event organised by the…See More
Nov 12, 2013
Press Release by Access Training

Gateshead apprentice in running for national award

A Gateshead apprentice who was crowned North East Higher Apprentice of the Year has submitted her entry to the national final of the prestigious awards.Michele Watson won the regional final following nomination by her training provider, Team Valley-based Access Training.…See More
Oct 18, 2013
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Access Training expands workforce

Gateshead company Access Training is expanding, with the recruitment of two new staff.The Team Valley based firm has appointed Nicola McKegney as employer and training adviser and Alex Meredith as training adviser to drive forward its unemployed provision.Alex, from Chester-le-Street, is a former secondary…See More
Jun 12, 2013
Press Release by Access Training

Sadler Joyce expands with apprentices

A North Tyneside accountancy firm is finding that apprenticeships add-up for them as they recruit two new trainees, with support from a government grant.Sadler Joyce, based in Whitley Bay, took advantage of £1,500 of funding to take on accounting apprentice, Emma Savage. And they were so pleased…See More
Jun 9, 2013
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"To help celebrate the launch of our Apprenticeship in Social Media & Digital Marketing we have a great competition running on Twitter. Enter here your your chance to win a Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 https://promotion.binkd.com/Direct.aspx?id=8994"
May 14, 2013
Press Release by Access Training

North East businesses get help to go social

Companies keen to know how tweets, fans and followers can boost their bottom line are to get a helping hand as a new Social Media Apprenticeship is launched.Access Training has introduced the course in response to an increasing number of businesses that recognise the value of using social media as a…See More
May 13, 2013

Access Training is an award-winning training provider based in Gateshead. The company supports north east businesses to develop their people and grow. Its training programmes include short courses, NVQs (2-5) and apprenticeships.

Access Training is the only training provider in Tyne and Wear to achieve the prestigious Training Quality Standard (TQS).

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Third-time-lucky Lauren is inspiration to others

A County Durham woman has won a place at university and found a promising career after dropping out of college twice and feeling hopeless about her prospects.

Lauren Wylie, 20, from Ouston near Birtley, turned her back on two different college courses after leaving school, before deciding to…

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Released on November 23, 2015 at 11:38 —

New name and new direction for Pelican Rouge

The South Tyneside depot of Europe’s largest refreshment supplier is investing in staff upskilling to support major changes to the business, which has changed its name and its direction.

Pelican Rouge - formerly Autobar UK - employs 62 people at its base in Boldon and 1,600 people UK-wide. The firm is pursuing growth through what it calls a 'premiumisation' strategy, which aims to make it a…

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Released on August 19, 2015 at 8:30 —

Access Training expands with acquisition

Ambitious Tyneside training provider, Access Training, has expanded its services by buying the Newcastle franchise of the UK’s best known further education brand, Pitman Training.

Access has acquired the business from north east support organisation Entrust for an undisclosed sum. The move comes less than two years since Access bought out another further education provider, Durham Training.

Managing director Malcolm Armstrong has…

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Released on April 22, 2015 at 9:31 —

Recruitment given a health check by North East GPs

L-R: Hayley Sanson from Bewick Road surgery, Alex Rowley and Amy Smith, both from Central Gateshead Medical Group.

GP surgeries across the North East are turning to apprenticeship programmes to help fill the skills gap which exists for quality…

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Released on April 1, 2015 at 14:51 —

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