Derwent Training results continue to improve

Derwent Training results continue to improve

Derwent Training Association are extremely proud to announce our 2020/21 Timely Achievement Results. These results are generated from all learners who successfully achieve their Apprenticeship as per their planned end date.

In 2019-20 our Timely Achievement Rates for all levels was 69% and in 2020/21 this increased to 75%. This is 13.5% above the national average.

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Training Centre Closure

Training Centre Closure

Due to a positive case Covid case at the training centre, as per our risk assessment from Thursday 15th July we will be closed for 10 days. All learners who have been in close contact with the positive case have been contacted and informed that they need to self-isolate. All learners will continue with remote learning on their normal day of attendance. No staff will be available at the training centre, and no learners are to attend.

Please note that we will be closed to all learners Monday 26th July - Friday 30th July for a deep clean and sanitisation of the training centre. To enable us to do this, the centre must be empty of staff and learning. On-the-job training should continue with normal practice of employers and mentors supporting the apprentice in the workplace. Some Trainers will conduct workplace observations, assessments and tripartite reviews during this week. 

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Derwent Training Association accredited to the matrix Standard

Derwent Training Association accredited to the matrix Standard

Derwent Training Association has been accredited to the matrix Standard, demonstrating the high quality information, advice and guidance we provide to applicants, employer and our learners. 

The matrix Standard is the international quality standard for organisations that deliver information, advice and/or guidance (IAG), either as their sole purpose or as part of their service offering. 

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Government boosts for Apprenticeships

Government boosts for Apprenticeships
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Chief Executive Officer Update - Attendance

Chief Executive Officer Update - Attendance

Since we last used the training centre in December many things have changed including a national lockdown, new variants of the virus occurring and an introduction of a vaccination programme. What has not changed is the risks from Covid still remain high. 

As a result of a discussion with the Chair of the Board and the Senior Leadership Team about re-engagement with face-to-face delivery the following action has been agreed:

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