ATG Training encourages academic high-achievers on to apprenticeships

ATG Training has launched Plan A online and through social media in a bid to encourage academic high-achievers on to apprenticeship schemes.

There is a worrying misconception that apprenticeships are just for those who don’t get the grades to go to university. However as part of this campaign, A* to C grade school-leavers in the Thames Valley are being asked to consider the benefits of training and qualifying through the workplace.

Ian Harper, ATG chief executive, said: “There are some amazing opportunities available for school and college leavers in the Thames Valley. These are real career opportunities, opening doors into some of the UK’s most outstanding companies with funded progression to degree level and beyond. These employers are ready and willing to invest in bright young people and offer a pathway to a long-term career.”

“Our aim is to show what an apprenticeship in 2014 really means and the qualifications and career paths it can lead to. If you are a high academic achiever looking for an exciting challenge, we want to hear from you.”