COVID 19 (Coronavirus) Update for TICA Apprentices
After much consideration and having taking advice from all of our apprenticeship stakeholders and from Public Health England, the decision has been taken today to suspend the practical element of our apprenticeship currently carried out at our National Training Centre in Darlington. We must consider the impact on apprentices, staff and local NHS resources inREAD MORE
COVID 19 (Coronavirus)
Most people are aware of the government guidance to help prevent and slow the spread of COVID 19 (Coronavirus). Currently, we continue to operate our site as normal but with an increased focus on personal hygiene. We will continue to keep our position under review based on the latest UK Government guidance but it mayREAD MORE
Want to know the Benefits of Hiring an Apprentice?
What is an apprenticeship? An apprenticeship is a genuine job with an accompanying assessment and skills development programme. It is a way for individuals to earn while they learn, gaining valuable skills and knowledge in a specific job role. The apprentice gains this through a wide mix of learning in the workplace, formal off-the-job trainingREAD MORE
TICA Apprentice of the Year 2019
TICA’s Apprentice of the Year is Aaron Doble who works for RDA Insulation Apprentice of the Year Aaron took part in the 2019 Skills Test Final alongside six of his peers. They all completed a demanding practical assessment at the National Training Centre earlier in the year. The finalists were chosen by the Training OfficersREAD MORE
End Point Assessments are Underway!
The End Point Assessments (EPA) for our Thermal Insulation apprentices are now underway, the assessments are carried out by external assessors from IETTL – our End Point Assessment Organisation. Apprentices can only commence the EPA when it has been agreed by the Training Provider (TICA), the employer and the apprentice that the individual is ready.READ MORE
Thermal Insulation Apprentice Inductions for 2019/2020 intake
Inductions have now started for our new cohort of Thermal Insulation apprentices, our first group are currently busy getting to know each other; the training centre; our staff; the content of the training programme and, very importantly, where the nearest Greggs is for that all important lunchtime pasty! Recruitment is looking very healthy this yearREAD MORE