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Sue Receives MBE

04 Jul

We are delighted to announce that Sue Liburd one of our Directors has been recognised for her work with an MBE in the New Years Honours list. Congratulations to Sue from all your colleagues on such a fantastic and well deserved achievement. Sue had this to say. "I am thrilled to have received this honour and hundreds of truly humbling congratulations in recognition of my contribution to business and charitable organisations.Many years ago I made a quiet promise to myself that my purpose in life is to help...

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Achieving Excellence At Grimsby Town FC

04 Jul

Over 100 certificates of achievementhave been awarded to members of staff from Grimsby Town FC after successfully completing a tailor-made learning programme at the club. Mitre worked with Grimsby Town to design a unique course that covers a wide range of topics pertinent to the club. Club employees were engaged in topics including equality and diversity, spectator safety and customer service. Many members of staff were also able to take part in a specially-designed management workforce development...

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New Sports Leaders Hit The Field

04 Jul

A new generation of sports leaders is hitting the sports clubs and fields of the UK after celebrating the completion of their qualifications this month.Over 285 certificates were awarded by Mitre to students who have worked hard over the past academic yearto achieve success in topics ranging from communication skills to positive mentoring. Over the past year, Mitres tutors have worked closely with the learners to coach them through their studies while they continue to work within partner organisations...

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High-flying Adventures

04 Jul

A group of young apprentices with a taste for adventure took on the challenge of Mitres annual outdoor expedition earlier this month. From caving to abseiling and tackling the high ropes, no challenge was too great for the plucky apprentices fromDerby County Community Trust, The Albion Foundation andTottenham Hotspur Foundation. Each of the apprentices on the week-long course is studying for nationally accredited qualifications throughMitres Regional Apprenticeship Programme. This years residential...

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Learn To Teach

04 Jul

If you think you or your team have what it takes to teach, Mitre is able to offer the training needed to embark on delivering in-house training and assessment. In order to deliver vocational and competence-based training, such as Awards, Certificates, Diplomas and NVQs, its essential for those at the front of the classroom to be fully qualified and have the experience required to successfully guide students through their course. Teaching and assessing qualifications provide a grounding in the essential skills...

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The Graduates

04 Jul

Many of Mitres sports apprentices are celebrating their graduation this month and kicking off their careers in sports clubs, community organisations and sports-related businesses across the UK. The graduates are celebrating the conclusion of apprenticeships in subjects such as Activity Leadership & Sports Development, PE & School Sport, and Customer Service. With the support of their employers and the training team from Mitre, the former apprentices were able to successfully balance their day-to-day...

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New Partnership With World’s Oldest Football Club

04 Jul

Notts County FC, the worlds oldest football league club, has announced Mitre as its official training partner. The Mitre team will be responsible for devising and delivering all the staff training programmes within the club. The partnership will be launched with a tailored education programme for the clubs hospitality, retail and management teams some 75 members of staff who will have the opportunity to gain recognised qualifications in topics including Hospitality, Customer Service and Leadership...

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Apprenticeships The Time Is Right

04 Jul

As this year's GCSE and A Level students finish their exams and wait for results, thoughts are firmly fixed on their future. With the popularity of apprenticeships growing year on year, many students will be considering this as a viable route into their chosen career. If your organisation is considering employing an apprentice, finding out more about what an apprentice could bring to your business, or learning more about how to access Government funding to support the cost of an apprenticeship scheme, now is the...

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Stepping Into Sport

04 Jul

Mitre is celebrating the first anniversary of its partnership with Leicestershire and Rutland County FA. Over the past 12 months, the two organisations have worked together to create and deliver a unique foundation level sports qualification for those in the community with disabilities and learning difficulties.The qualification covers a diverse range of topics, from nutrition to team leadership, with each element designed to provide an insight into the sports industry and offer students a stepping stone into a...

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Training At Rotherham United Steps Up A Gear

04 Jul

Mitre's partnership with Rotherham United Community Sports Trust has stepped up another notch with the launch of a bespoke customer service apprenticeship at the club. An enthusiastic group of 17 and 18 year old learners has kicked off a year long programme that will see them gaining hands on experience at the club while simultaneously receiving expert on-site training and guidance from both Rotherham and Mitre's teaching staff.Over the course of the programme the students will cover topics such as...

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