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Small employers receive Budget boost with apprenticeship fees halved image

Small employers receive Budget boost with apprenticeship fees halved

29/10/2018 Posted in: General news

In future small businesses need only contribute 5% towards their apprentices training, Chancellor Philip Hammond announced yesterday.

Dovecote Park celebrate achieving ‘Green’ centre quality rating for WATOK image

Dovecote Park celebrate achieving ‘Green’ centre quality rating for WATOK

25/10/2018 Posted in: General news

Showing their commitment to high standards, Dovecote Park brought their training team together this week for a celebratory photo of them receiving their ‘Green’ centre certification from FDQ. 

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Terry Fennell meets Rt Hon Anne Milton

25/10/2018 Posted in: General news

Here’s our Chief Executive, Terry, meeting the Minister of State for Skills and Apprenticeships at the FAB Conference on 18th October.

Apprentice of the Month - August image

Apprentice of the Month - August

31/8/2018 Posted in: General news

Congratulations to our Apprentice of the Month, Matthew Hawes, of H Johnson and Sons in Thrapston, Kettering.

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Apprentice of the Month

27/7/2018 Posted in: General news

Congratulations to Lucy Rowlinson, from Grants Butchers in Crewe, our first Apprentice of the Month! Lucy has just completed her Level 2 Butcher end-point assessment (EPA). 

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Ftc wins National Award

25/5/2018 Posted in: General news

The Butcher Standard Apprenticeship, designed by parent company, ftc and a butchery employer group, has won ‘Training Scheme of the Year’ in the annual Meat Management Awards, held at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole Hotel. Celebrating the ‘creativity, innovation and excellence in the Uk’s meat industry’ the awards are judged by a combination of reader voting and an expert panel.

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FDQ is hiring

23/5/2018 Posted in: General news

We are looking for people with food industry experience!

Institute of Meat Chief Executive, Keith Fisher, on how your apprentice can get ahead in Butchery image

Institute of Meat Chief Executive, Keith Fisher, on how your apprentice can get ahead in Butchery

16/4/2018 Posted in: General news

Having worked in the meat trade for almost half a century people often ask how I stay so motivated and interested in the business. That’s an easy question to answer – “because butchery is an exciting business to be in.” 

 

Qualification Feedback

16/4/2018 Posted in: General news

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