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Six Professional Skills Apprentices Bring to Estate Agent Offices

Successful estate agents rely on a strong foundation of support delivered by administrative staff. More employers in this sector are turning to Apprenticeships in business administration as a way of developing skilled personnel to underpin their organisation’s administrative function. The beauty of Apprenticeships is that they are tailored to meet individual company’s requirements – so the […]

5 Ways Employers Can Help Their Apprentices Achieve On Time

Here’s 5 ways employers can collaborate with their Apprenticeship training provider to ensure their apprentices achieve their qualifications. Completing their Apprenticeship on time means your apprentice has the full set of skills to make significant contributions in the workplace as soon as possible. 1. Create a workplace culture that values ongoing training and development Employers […]

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 […]

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