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UNISON apprenticeship charter 2017

Available as a PDF download only.

Media on the UNISON National site.

Understanding the apprenticeship levy

Date
7 June 2017 10:30am–4:00pm
Location
UNISON, UNISON Centre, 130 Euston Road, London, NW1 2AY

Learning and Organising, Young Members, Apprentices

Event on the UNISON National site.

Apprentices

Apprenticeships can be an important way for young people to get into employment and earn while they learn. But young workers should not be used as cheap labour and need the protection of a union around them.

Page on the UNISON National site.

Making the case for high quality apprenticeships

With recent figures suggesting that the number of people starting apprenticeships has fallen by almost 60% since the Apprenticeship Levy came into effect in April this year, it’s more important than ever for UNISON branches to understand the issues and make the case to employers. National learning and workforce development organisers Jon Tennison and Oreleo Du […]

Learning news on the UNISON Learning & Organising site.

NHS employers tempted to view apprentices as ‘cheap labour’, warns UNISON

Union will seek to use Agenda for Change to protect apprentice pay and conditions

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Delegates look to the future with debates on apprenticeships

Local government conference says apprenticeships are important, but must be properly funded and designed

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

An introduction to apprenticeships: UNISON’s new e-note

UNISON has launched a new online training module to introduce activists to the topic of apprenticeships. Following the story of ‘Josh’, a fictional apprentice, it explores the obligations on the employer, the rights of the apprentice, and the opportunities for UNISON. It will provide you with some essential information about UNISON’s approach to apprenticeships, give […]

Learning news on the UNISON Learning & Organising site.

Blog: Ensuring apprenticeships meet the high standards our union expects

In the years ahead, apprenticeships look likely to become a much bigger part of the world of work, so it’s vital we ensure that employers are delivering apprenticeships that meet the high standards our union expects.

General secretary's blog, News on the UNISON National site.

Proper investment in wages and apprenticeships will help ease NHS staffing crisis, says UNISON

Response to major report into health service and care workforce

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

National Apprenticeship Week – raising the standard

It’s National Apprenticeship Week and UNISON is celebrating the good, while protecting against the bad and the ugly side of apprenticeships

Article on the UNISON National site.

Apprenticeships – coming soon to a school near you

Schools across the UK see an increase in apprentices after the government introduced new schemes, and a levy to fund them, which came into effect last month

Article on the UNISON National site.

Apprenticeship Levy Event Application Form

Media on the UNISON National site.