Attendance Update - February Half-Term

Attendance Update - February Half-Term

Derwent Training has continued delivery of training from March 2020 throughout the pandemic, with only a break at Christmas. The pandemic is impacting us all.  We know this lockdown is affecting everyone, both physically and mentally, leaving people exhausted. We become snappy with each other and with our families. Neither of these is good, though each is understandable. 

We have a duty of care to our employees and our learners. We want and need staff to rest and stay well. This pandemic will be a long hauk. To that end, we have taken the decision to take the February half-term off. From Monday 15th February to Friday 19th February, we will stop working and be off emails. 

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Virtual Open Evening to celebrate National Apprenticeship Week

Virtual Open Evening to celebrate National Apprenticeship Week

Derwent Training Association will be holding a Virtual Open Evening on Thursday 11th February at 5pm to celebrate National Apprenticeship Week. 

Build the Future is the theme for National Apprenticeship Week 2021 and is aimed to encourage everyone to consider how apprenticeships help individuals to build the skills and knowledge required for a rewarding career. 

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Could you be the voice of learners at Derwent Training?

Could you be the voice of learners at Derwent Training?

At Derwent Training we recognise the importance of gaining feedback from learners to help improve what we offer. We are putting together a Learner Council that will allow us to receive feedback from each cohort with Learner Reps who will feedback to the Senior Leadership Team. Information on how you can become a Learner Rep is detailed below. 

What is a Learner Rep?

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Covid Update - Monday 4th January 2021

In light of the recent Government announcements, Derwent Training has taken the decision to go 100% remote learning until at least Monday 18th January. 

This decision has been based on a number of factors:

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Christmas Break - Message from Chief Executive Officer

Christmas Break - Message from Chief Executive Officer

Derwent Training will be closed for the Christmas Break from 12pm on Friday 18th December. Please note that the centre will be closed to learners and staff on Monday 4th January to allow for a deep clean of the building before term starts. Anyone due to attend on Monday 4th January will not attend and will attend the centre on their next communicated attendance day as per their email from the Business Support Team. All staff will be working remotely on this day. Attendance for learners will begin as normal from Tuesday 5th January 2021.

All Staff and Directors wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. 

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