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Our Latest Blogs

Welcome to our blog page, you will find all our top tips and helpful advice when it comes to apprenticeships and our free online courses.

10 June 2024
The Childcare Apprenticeship Reform: Our Top 3 Employer FAQs
The Level 3 Early Years Educator (EYE) childcare apprenticeship saw significant changes at the beginning of April this year, including a funding increase, a revised fully remote approach, and the...
4 June 2024
Post School Options: A Quick Guide for School Leavers
Deciding which path to go down as school leavers can be confusing and a little overwhelming. Whether to go to university, college or perhaps start an apprenticeship – there are...
30 April 2024
Our Top 7 Tips to Master the Art of CV and Cover Letter Writing
When applying for a new job or apprenticeship, it can be difficult for aspiring candidates like yourself to know exactly what your future employer is looking for regarding skills and...
Transforming Education and Childcare, One Apprentice at a Time
The world of early years education is evolving at a rapid pace, and the changes that are happening are nothing short of transformative! One change that has been making waves...
19 March 2024
How Our Free Online Courses Will Benefit You
Fast, free, and online? How could it get any better than that? Upskilling yourself with us at CT Skills is a fun and fast way to learn new knowledge, skills,...
NMW Increase 2024: A Step Forward for Apprentices
The National Minimum Wage (NMW) and National Living Wage (NLW) will increase this April, offering all workers aged 16 and over, including apprentices, a higher hourly wage. As this welcomed change...
6 March 2024
From School to Success: Helping School Leavers and Parents Navigate the Next Steps.
It’s the time of year when school leavers are standing at the crossroads of their future, with so many paths to consider and thinking about what to do next. Stay...
31 January 2024
National Apprenticeship Week 2024
As we begin what is undoubtedly the biggest week on the apprenticeship calendar, National Apprenticeship Week beginning today, Monday the 5th through to Sunday the 11th. More people than ever...
9 January 2024
Creating A Better You
The start of a new year is always a great time to create a better version of yourself. January is a strong month, so let’s make it count. In this...