Our Website is Live!

After many months and multiple designs, the new Merit Skills website is live and running. Over the last few months Merit Skills has been in the process of rebranding, this mainly covered the logo and the website but some other areas were brushed up. To do this Merit Skills has been working with a fantastic team at Digital Reflow, who ar...

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My Apprenticeship Experience

Merit Skills provides training and apprenticeships across the country, trying to provide our customers with the best service possible. We also practise what we preach in this area by making sure that the next generation of our team get the best chance possible within our continuously growing business.

Recently one of our apprentices finished a two year long apprenticeship in Digital Marketing, ...

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We Have Live Chat!

Merit Skills has recently launched the new and exciting feature of Live Chat on our website. Recently, we noticed that people who visited the website often wanted to find out more information relating to the exact course of service that they needed. We hope that Live Chat will be a great answer to this. It offers anyone on the website the ability to talk directly to experienced staff within the b...

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Merit Skills continues to demonstrate high standards in latest audits

We are pleased to report that we have been successful once again on our audit for Safety, Health, Environmental & Quality practices and procedures which was carried out by Achilles Verify. The auditor spent a day with us meticulously reviewing our processes, procedures and facilities to ensure they meet the highest standard.

This helps us maintain our registration on the Utilities Vendor Data B...

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Merit Skills is pleased to announce a contract win with Kier for the provision of utilities apprenticeships

Merit Skills has been chosen to deliver all utilities apprenticeships for Kier Group Utilities Division. Kier is a leading property, residential, construction and services group which invests in, builds, maintains and renews the places where we work and live in. In response to the new apprenticeship levy scheme Kier Group has developed an innovative group apprenticeship programme to deliver a ran...

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Please see below a list of training courses being run throughout the Summer at our Water industry training centre in Peterborough.

To book places on any of these courses please contact us , info@meritskills.co.uk.

We are also able to develop and deliver bespoke courses for your specific needs. Please contact me for further details or to arrange a visit.

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New addition to the Merit Skills Administration Team

Lesley Currie joined Merit Skills at the beginning of April 2017 and will be assisting the administration team within the office.

Lesley joins with a life time of experience in administration duties having previously worked in various roles within an office environment.

When not at work Lesley enjoys walking, travelling, helping out with my friends horses and generally enjoying the country...

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Merit Skills Launches New Leadership and Management Programmes

Merit Skills is now providing learners and their employers with the opportunity to up their game in management efficiency and productivity, by learning new skills and gaining recognised qualifications.

New for 2017. Merit Skills are offering fixed course training programmes in Peterborough, and Apprenticeships at locations throughout the country in:

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Lead IQA Joins Merit Skills

Lindsay Howlett joined Merit Skills at the beginning of November 2015 but we've kept her too busy to write a news article for the website!

Lindsay joins with nearly 15 years experience in the work based learning sector, she has a wealth of knowledge when it comes to government funding & quality practices.

Lindsay is leading on the development of our business support division & also oversees...

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The Apprenticeship Levy

In April 2017, the way the government funds apprenticeships in England is changing. Large employers will be required to contribute to a new apprenticeship levy pot by law, and there will be changes to the funding for apprenticeship training for all employers. To find out more about the Apprenticeship Levy - Click Here...

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A fantastic full page article on Apprenticeships and Merit Skills

A fantastic full page article on Apprenticeships and Merit Skills in January's The Ramsey & Warboys Reporter CIC, detailing how it is being taken up locally and the impact of the levy for smaller businesses.

New Government regulations come into place in April changing the way apprenticeships and work based qualifications are funded. Until April 2017, businesses will still be able to receive fre...

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Successful contract win for the Merit Skills Team

Merit Skills has been successful in winning and retaining Northern Ireland Waters training contract for process operations water and waste water and networks training. Originally won in September 2012, it is a great achievement to be be successful for a second time with this new contract being awarded for a further 3 years with an optional 1 year extension period.

The team have enjoyed working...

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