#NAW2015: Opportunities to earn and learn in the Fitness Sector
10 Mar 2015
It’s day two of National Apprenticeship Week 2015 and SkillsActive is has some great feedback to share from the fitness sector. Spencer Ride(17 years) is currently completing an apprenticeship in Level 3 Personal Training with…
Celebrating National Apprenticeship Week at the London Aquatics Centre
09 Mar 2015
It’s the first day of National Apprenticeship Week 2015 and SkillsActive is delighted with the great work that training providers and employers across the sport sector are achieving. We spoke with London Aquatics Centre apprentice…
Celebrating National Apprenticeship Week 2015
09 Mar 2015
As today marks the start of National Apprenticeship Week, our CEO Ian Taylor shares his thoughts on the impacts an apprenticeship can make to both employers and young people’s lives. Apprenticeship Week 2015 is a…
Habia announces appointment of new partnership director
02 Mar 2015
Habia has appointed Gill Morris as Partnership Director, with immediate effect. Gill brings a wealth of experience having worked within the industry for many years, most recently running her own business consultancy and business skills…
Promoting Physical Activity in an Ageing Population
18 Feb 2015
As we all know physical activity is a cost effective measure in reducing the risk of diseases such as hypertension and diabetes, while fostering social interaction, community participation, and improved levels of social cohesion. SkillsActive…
SkillsActive Group supports calls for compulsory state regulation of Hairdressers
07 Jan 2015
News reports today, call for the compulsory state registration of hairdressers to protect people from "unscrupulous" and "incompetent" traders. Having lobbied the Government for compulsory state registration in the past, The Hair and Beauty Industry…
Fifty seven Apprentices now have brand new qualifications after piloting two brand new Apprenticeships, at what was a fantastic event at the Millienium Stadium in Cardiff back in early December last year. The new Apprenticeship…
SkillsActive is delighted to announce the approval of a new set of ‘National Occupational Standards’ (NOS) for the fitness industry across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland with immediate effect. The new standards have been…
Celebrating 2 million apprenticeships
09 Dec 2014
SkillsActive is delighted to hear that the government have fulfilled its commitment to starting 2 million apprenticeships in this Parliament. This fantastic achievement highlights the continued success of apprenticeships since 2010 in giving people the…
SkillsActive CEO to give evidence to Education Select Committee Inquiry into 16 to 19 year olds' Apprenticeships
08 Dec 2014
We are pleased to announce that our Chief Executive, Ian Taylor, has been called to give verbal evidence to the Education Committee of the House of Commons on ‘Apprenticeships and Traineeships for 16-19 year olds’…