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The Prince’s Trust Pier to Pier Bike Ride!

The Prince’s Trust Pier to Pier bike ride yesterday morning was a huge success. Dave Huntley, our Prince's Trust delivery officer talks you through the day...   "There was a slight change to the plan, in that it was decided to start at Roker Pier and finish at South...

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The launch of Springboard Hetton Hub

On Friday we celebrated the launch of our newly opened Springboard Hetton Hub at the Hetton Centre. We'd like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who came along to the launch. Little Jems Nursery for the brilliant entertainment, The Hetton Town Trust for their...

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Help us raise funds for our sensory room for SEND students

Springboard aims to support the development of sustainable communities, where people have the skills needed for work and life. For over 40 years the charity has supported often the most disadvantaged individuals to develop their confidence, social skills, gain...

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The Northern Spire Bridge – Springboard’s New Project!

Springboard's construction learners are to work in partnership with Farrans Construction to create new viewing seat for the new Northern Spire Bridge situated at Pallion. Throughout the year Springboard have had meetings with Sunderland City Providers Network, and it...

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Springboard Hetton Hub

Springboard are excited to announce we have now successfully secured access to The Hetton Library. Located within the heart of the Coalfields as part of The Hetton Centre, Springboards Hetton Hub will offer a range of services and free training to people of all ages...

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Apprenticeship Testimonials

"We have used Springboard to provide apprentices for our business for almost 10 years now. They have always offered a professional, reliable service from sourcing applicants for Apprenticeships, to helping our learners gain self confidence and new skills whilst...

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Apprenticeship Info for Learners

If you’re leaving school this year, or are currently at college and not sure what to do next, an Apprenticeship could be the ideal Springboard into your dream career. An Apprenticeship is a fantastic way to get your foot on the career ladder of your choice, and...

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Apprenticeship Info for Parents

If your child is leaving School this year and is looking at their next options, have they considered an Apprenticeship? An Apprenticeship is a fantastic way to get a foot on the career ladder of your choice, and Apprenticeships have been proven to be a viable option...

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Employers – Costs & Finance of Hiring an Apprentice

Due to the new Apprenticeship Levy set by the government, costs depend on the salary bill and employee number of your organisation. Employers with a salary bill of over £3 million are now levy payers, and if this is the case, you as the employer can access the digital...

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Employers – Hiring An Apprentice

Hiring an Apprentice is a cost effective way to grow and develop your own staff. All businesses who recruit an Apprentice aged 16-18 will receive a cash incentive of £1000. Springboard can help with recruiting an Apprentice, and we take the stress and work out of the...

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Interview Techniques & Tips

Interview Techniques & Tips Interviews for jobs come in a variety of formats, face-to-face, panel interviews, telephone interviews and technical interviews. In some interviews you may be asked to do a presentation, and in other interviews it may just be a chat...

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