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Employment Success

Sara Kalaiova impressed her tutors and work placement so much that she was offered an employed apprenticeship; having completed her Level 2 Employability Skills (Access to employment) programme at tpm. Sara carried out 3 weeks of work experience at Treetops Day Nursey. During this time she impressed management with her overall performance including using her […]

tpm infographic

Our new infographic features key information for young people and employers about tpm and the services we offer. It includes details of the courses we offer, the industry sectors we specialise in, our success rates, quotes from customers and details of our awards and awarding bodies. All in the one place.  


A 2008 survey* showed that employers consider communication to be the most important skill for young people entering their first job as well as being good at timekeeping, having good English and Maths skills and showing enthusiasm and commitment. However, not everyone leaves school having successfully gained all of the skills and qualifications to successful convince employers of their ‘employability’.

LGBT Month – Homophobia and Sport

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans History Month takes
place every year in February. It celebrates the lives
and achievements of the LGBT community. Homophobia is the irrational hatred, intolerance, and fear of lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) people. Transphobia refers to various kinds of aversions towards transsexuality and transsexual or transgendered people. Most often it takes the form […]

Learning difficulty and disability in Apprenticeships

Long-term study1 shows that too few young people with learning difficulties and or disabilities (LLDD), progress from school to post-16 education settings, that support and improve independence, skills for living and work and or employment.  Is this a matter of insufficient funding by Government, avoidance or lack of awareness by employers and training providers or […]

Apprenticeships – who should foot the bill?

Here’s two facts: Fact 1: 55% of this year’s graduates will end up unemployed or taking a job that doesn’t specifically require a degree.* Fact 2: An average undergraduate course is expected to jump to £9000 a year.* Put these two facts together and it’s fair to assume that for school leavers, Apprenticeships, with their promise […]

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