Training Expert in Jobs Boost

Training Expert in Jobs Boost A partnership project has helped to recruit and train a group of new home care workers. Training Experts at BCTG have recruited more than 30 new learners to provide personal and supporting care to hundreds of vulnerable people in the Black Country. The project is the result of a new…

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TAW Finalists at The Greater Birmingham Apprenticeship Awards 2022

TAW Finalists at The Greater Birmingham Apprenticeship Awards 2022 The Greater Birmingham Apprenticeship Awards 2022 took place this year at Edgbaston Stadium on 11th November. Nominations came from organisations across Greater Birmingham, highlighting the achievements and hard work of apprentices and employers that have achieved so much over the last year. The awards are run…

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The Real Apprentice Event 2022

The Real Apprentice Event 2022 Thursday 10th November: 9.30am – 4pm Richardson Suite, The Hawthorns, West Bromwich, B71 4LF Free to Attend Following the incredible success of previous years we are excited to invite you to The Real Apprentice Event 2022, organised by The Apprenticeship Works, partner of BCTG Group. Don’t miss out on this…

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Careers Fair to Apprenticeship

Careers Fair to Apprenticeship We have such fantastic news and a great example of the value of careers fairs. Abbie was unsure what she wanted to do and what options were open to her. After a chat with ourselves and receiving a much better insight into Apprenticeships, she was offered an interview with us in…

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New £515m funding pot for West Midlands skills

New £515m funding pot for West Midlands skills A new fund worth more than £500 million is set to be invested into skills training in the West Midlands over the next three years. The region’s combined authority has finalised plans to allocate £515 million in funding with the aim of helping local people gain skills…

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New chief executive and chairman announced at BCTG Group

New chief executive and chairman announced at BCTG Group Sarah Matthews, formerly the group’s operations manager, has been promoted to chief executive, and will have responsibility for BCTG Ltd, Eurosource, BCTG Skills Centre and The Apprenticeship Works. Meanwhile, Chris Luty, the former chief executive, has been appointed to a new role as group chairman. Rob…

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Mental Health Awareness Week – Apprentice Goodie Bags

Mental Health Awareness Week – Apprentice Goodie Bags A total of 20 apprentices were all given something to smile about when they received goodie bags from Midland training group BCTG as part of Mental Health Awareness Week. The initiative saw Bev Morris, the business development and information, advice and guidance officer from The Apprenticeship Works…

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Red Nose Day fun helps great causes

Red Nose Day fun helps great causes Here at BCTG Group we had a great time leading up to Red Nose Day by carrying out planned challenges for every £100 we raised!  Our very own Group Operations Manager, Sarah Matthews, cycled 100km over 5 days, while Jayne Willis, Head of Quality and Performance, held a…

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Accounts trainee Jemma is apprentice of the month

Accounts trainee Jemma is apprentice of the month Jemma Sharma Accounts trainee Jemma is apprentice of the month. A member of the accounts department at a Midlands metal working and industrial equipment supplier had been named apprenticeship of the month by her employer The Apprenticeship Works. Jemma Sharma’s progress at her host employer MSC Industrial…

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BCTG to help expanding barbers group to train new staff

BCTG to help expanding barbers group to train new staff A leading West Midlands barbers business has linked up with top training group BCTG to provide a range of government-backed career opportunities. The Hipster Group was launched in 2017 and has since expanded to operate from five venues across the West Midlands in Leamore, Rushall,…

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Apprenticeships could make ‘financial sense’ for teenagers after A-levels

Apprenticeships could make ‘financial sense’ for teenagers after A-levels Young people considering their futures after A-level results could find more profitable careers via apprenticeships, according to the leaders of one of the Midlands’ largest training organisations. The comments came from spokespeople for training providers the BCTG Group and PTP Training who said that too many…

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