If the thought of attending an apprenticeship interview makes you nervous, you’re not alone. Like driving tests and public speaking, interviews are notorious for making even the calmest people anxious and uneasy. But unlike a driving test, where your examiner is looking for reasons to fail you, an interviewer is looking for reasons to give…Details
Congratulations to Zeal Creative who pipped us at the post last night to win Bolton School Young Business of the Year at the MEN Business Awards in Manchester. We’re not too disappointed that we missed out on the top spot; just making the shortlist was a fantastic achievement and is testament to all the good work…Details
Check out how one of the rooms in our new training academy has evolved over the last three months.
Congratulations to Jack, Jamie, Corey and Jordan on completing their construction traineeships with flying colours this week. The teenage quartet started with DMR back in mid September. Since then they’ve taken their first steps in the construction industry, working with local employers three days a week while a fourth day was set aside for functional…Details
Good news for construction formworkers – you can now do your formwork NVQ with DMR Training. We’ve just gained accreditation to deliver this qualification from CSkills, the awarding body of the CITB. When it comes to NVQ delivery, you’ll struggle to find a better training provider than DMR. All of our assessors are fully qualified with years…Details
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Excel Publishing has just announced the shortlist for North West Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Our Managing Director at DMR, Dave Radley, is among the nominees. This is recognition of the success we’re experiencing at DMR and all the hard work that has gone into growing the company, not just from Dave but the…Details
We recently teamed up with Friends of Lilford Park (FoLP) to offer local young people the opportunity to work in Lilford Park on a construction traineeship or apprenticeship. FoLP is a non-profit organisation that was set up to restore and maintain Lilford Park while promoting it throughout the local community. This year the park celebrates its centenary in high…Details
If you’ve read other entries in this blog, you’ll know that DMR is launching a traineeship programme for young people in Greater Manchester, Wigan and Leigh. But not everyone knows what a traineeship is. How is it different from an apprenticeship? What does it involve? We’ve put together some answers to your FAQs. What is…Details