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The New PTLLS Qualification for FREE!

  In case if you haven’t already heard, the PTLLS Award (Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector) no longer exists. It has been replaced by the Level 3 Award in Education and Training (AET). If you are interested in achieving the new Level 3 AET, then the following course may be for you!   Brooks and Kirk are now running…

Limited places! Secure your place today!

  If you would like to achieve the Level 3 Award in Education and Training (replacement for PTLLS) for FREE as part of your Assessor Training then there’s only one course for you.   Places on our London and Manchester NVQ Assessor courses are filling up quickly. So contact us today to secure your place on the next course!  …

‘GET IN. GO FAR’ Apprenticeship Campaign

    44% of employers plan to take on apprentices in the next 5 years.   In order to help to raise awareness of the benefits that employers can reap from taking on an apprentice, the government has been promoting their new ‘GET IN. GO FAR‘ campaign. The purpose of the ‘GET IN. GO FAR‘ campaign is to demonstrate to…

Our new Assessor Website!

        Brooks and Kirk’s new Assessor Training website is up and running!    If you would like to find out more information on how to become an NVQ Assessor with Brooks and Kirk, you can find everything you need on our new Assessor Training website.     

Over one third of men and women aren’t qualified at level 3 or above!

The latest Statistical First Release shows that in 2013 in England, of men aged 19 to 64 and women aged 19 to 59, 62.5% were qualified to at least level 3 and 40.3% were qualified to at least level 4. That means that over one third are without a level 3 and three in five are without a level 4! Whilst…

More parents and schools need to be promoting vocational training

Research released at the end of May this year showed that 72% of employers see vocational qualifications as essential for improving the skills of young people and preparing them for work. Which is all well and good, but unfortunately, only 27% of parents judged vocational education to be worthwhile. Even more worryingly, 22% of students were told by their schools that…

NVQ Assessor Training

What? Who? Why? When? Where? How? If you are considering becoming an NVQ Assessor, but you have a lot of questions to ask and you don’t really know where to start then you may find this post very useful. What is the Assessor course? All learners who complete the Assessor course with Brooks and Kirk will achieve the Level 3 Certificate…

Are you aware of the impact customer service can have on your business?

Customers are at the heart of every successful business. So, it is important that they are prioritised above virtually everything else. In case if you wasn’t aware already of just how important good customer service is, here are a few eye opening facts: 55% of customers would pay extra to guarantee a better service It costs 6–7 times more to…

Apprenticeship and NVQ funding

  Brooks and Kirk can currently offer fully funded apprenticeships for those aged 16-18 and co-funded apprenticeships to anyone between the ages of 19 to 23. So, if you’re considering recruiting, why not take on an Apprentice? Time and time again, it is being proven that apprenticeships are extremely beneficial for both the employee and employer. Furthermore, if you have less…

Fully Funded 16-18 Apprenticeships

Brooks and Kirk  have limited funding to be able to offer 16-18 Apprenticeships for FREE!  We want to hear from you if you’re an Employer, whether you are looking at recruiting, or if you just want to know more about Apprenticeships and how your business can gain from the benefits a high quality Apprenticeship with Brooks and Kirk can offer. Companies with…