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Trials and Celebrations

We have been taking part in several events this year, the next being Tough Mudder this Saturday! Our Mhairi Quinn will be heading to Drumlanrig Castle; not to take in the scenery but to crawl, swim, swing and climb through a range of tricky obstacles all while being drenched in mud! T
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Life Sciences: Meet Margaret

Meet Margaret, our Life Sciences Apprenticeships Team Lead!  YouTrain have recruited Margaret Huggett to take the lead in the life sciences MA programme. Margaret has worked within the life science industry, private and public sector organisations, for over 30 years as a medicinal che
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Life Sciences Apprenticeships

We are very excited to announce the launch of Life Sciences Apprenticeships at YouTrain! YouTrain have taken positive steps to help support the Scottish Government’s STEM Education and Training Strategy which has been driven by the growth of Scotland’s Life Sciences Industry and are n
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The Bubble Rush

We made it! Team YouTrain took part in the Bubble Rush 5K yesterday in aid of Strathcarron Hospice and we all had a blast! Here is some photos from the event. Thanks to Garry Quinn Photography for capturing our bubble shenanigans! We are still tallying up our donations but thank you t
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Healthy Working Lives Charity Events

The Healthy Working Lives team at YouTrain are always looking to promote a healthy lifestyle for all the staff and also encourage the team to take part in charity events throughout the year! We’ve had a great response with two groups taking part in challenges, the first being th
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Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2017

DYW Young Persons Jobs Roadshow 2017 We will be attending the DYW Roadshow on Wednesday 1st March at Newbattle Abbey College, Dalkeith and on Tuesday 7th March at The Hub, Castle Hill, Edinburgh. Be sure to come along and find out about all of our current vacancies and apprenticeship
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Cisco Training Comes to Glasgow Office

Cisco courses now running in our new Glasgow office on West Nile Street.  ICND1 will be running on the week commencing 1st May and the CCNAx Bootcamp course on 15th May.  Our offices are based in a central location and just a short walk from both Glasgow Queen Street and Glasgow Centr
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The Great Christmas Challenge

The Christmas countdown has begun! We are holding The Great Christmas Challenge at YouTrain this month where our jolly staff will be competing against each other and raise money for charity along the way! Our challenges include The Great Christmas Bake-Off, Christmas Jumper Day and th
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Microsoft Apprentice of the Year Awards 2016

We are thrilled to announce we will be at Microsoft’s Apprentice of the Year Awards 2016 event on Thursday to celebrate the massive achievement of Apprentices in Scotland, including a few of our own! A massive congratulations to our Apprentices who have been shortlisted for an a
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Well done Gail!

Congratulations Gail! A massive well done to our very own Gail McEneny who received her Assessor Award at YouTrain! The assessor award is the qualification required by workplace assessors who assess SVQs. Gail currently assesses candidates going through their Diploma for Information T
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Scottish Apprenticeship Show 2016

We are excited to announce that we will be exhibiting at the Scottish Apprenticeship Show 2016! We will be at the Royal Concert Hall in Glasgow to answer any questions you have about our IT Apprenticeships. This is a great opportunity for young people to ask questions, get answers and
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Duo excelling at Ayrshire IT Firm

[John (left) and Robbie (right) pictured outside Microtech] We always like to hear (and share!) positive feedback from clients and candidates. With this in mind we caught up with two of our youngest candidates; Robbie & John, who are completing their IT Apprenticeship with IT Firm
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