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The range of sports courses delivered by the Mitre team has continued to grow and go from strength to strength this year with the addition of eight new courses to the portfolio. Each of the new courses aims to deliver new skills and valuable training to those working in the sports and stadia sector from football clubs and community groups to sports charities and county-level organisations. Each programme offers new opportunities to students to expand their knowledge and understanding of the sports world as...
With over 20 years experience delivering high level Management and Leadership training, Mitre is well equipped to devise a tailored programme that addresses the needs of your organisation and management team. We have worked within a wide range of industries, from business services and public services to sport, retail and engineering and manufacturing to unlock the potential of management teams and future leaders. Our clients have ranged from small SMEs through to large blue chip organisations including House of...
Some 150 qualifications have now been delivered free of charge by the Mitre team to unemployed people in the Midlands who are seeking a fresh start through sport. Working with organisations like Sport 4 Life, Start Again Project, Street Leaguesand Leicestershire and Rutland FA, Mitre runs sports and employability programmes for unemployed people aged from 16 to 60, many of whom have faced challenges in life. Many of those who have taken part in the programme also have disabilities. By tailoring the courses to...
The pressure is on at football grounds around the country every match day. The focus may be on the footballers but the unsung heroes of the game are the team of stewards responsible for ensuring a safe stadium that adheres to the strict standards of the Governments Sports Ground Safety Association (SGSA). Its crucial that all stewards at Premier League, Football League and Non-League clubs are trained to the highest level in spectator safety. Working in partnership with clubs, including Tottenham Hotspur...
What impact do apprenticeships truly have on employee behaviour, attitudes and organisational performance? Perhaps surprisingly, this is a topic that has been explored relatively little by experts in the field, until now. As part of Mitres commitment to leading the way in apprenticeship training, our MD Jennie Bowmer undertook an in-depth study into the topic as part of her MBA. She looked at the experiences of apprentices as they make the transition from the classroom to the workplace. Overwhelmingly, the...
UK businesses joined forces earlier this month to celebrate the positive impact of apprentices during National Apprenticeship Week (9th 15th March). Events were held up and down the country and the week also saw the launch of industry-designed degree apprenticeships in sectors such as engineering, public relations and construction. Mitre joined in the action, taking the opportunity to celebrate the success of past and present apprentices. During National Apprenticeship Week we were also delighted to award...
A brand new course in fitness, nutrition and leadership in sport has been launched by Mitre at Queens Park Rangers to help young unemployed adults take skills training to the next level. Learners aged between 16 and 24 are participants on the Barclays Premier League Works Programme at QPR which aims to develop social, financial and employability skills. The new qualification follows on from a successful customer service course Mitre ran in partnership with the club as part of the same programme and it aims...
In March, our wide-reaching training programme at Fulham FC will continue to grow when we welcome a new wave of students who will be working towards apprenticeships in activity leadership. Each of the these young apprentices will gain real-life experience at Fulham Football Club Foundation as they develop valuable work and coaching skills. The new apprentices join over 60 learners who are already studying for accredited qualifications through the clubs community foundation. Many of these students are...
This month the iPro Stadium, home to Derby County FC, was the venue for the official launch of one of our most exciting new projects. Achieve FC is a programme that aims to create opportunities for those in the city who have experienced homelessness. Working in partnership with Derby County Community Trust, we are supporting the first 24 recruits as they train towards their Level One Award in Sports Leadership. The year-long programme provides an opportunity for each person to gain new skills and boost their...
Engaging over 6,000 young people each year in its education, health, disability, social inclusion and football programmes, Fulham FC Foundation is certainly achieving its aim of building better lives through sport.It was fantastic to join many of these inspiring young people as well as the Foundations team to celebrate their hard work, which leads to increased participation in sport, an improvement in the well-being of participants and contributes to a reduction in youth crime and anti-social...
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