Apprentice numbers stalling despite Thatcham Research programme expansion
Last year, Thatcham Research doubled its MET (Mechanical Electrical Trim) technician capacity in recognition of increased customer demand. This increase was possible thanks to funding from insurer members who recognised the requirement for greater learning capacity within the repair sector.
With expectations to have almost 300 learners on programme by the end of 2023, approximately 25% more
Apprentice and Apprentice Mentor of the Year Awards – Winners Revealed
The ABP British Bodyshop Awards took place last night, giving companies an industry platform to recognise and celebrate the fantastic work of bodyshops and individuals throughout the year.
Thatcham Research celebrates exceptional repair industry talent helping to close the skills gap
Thatcham Research is today announcing the winners of its Apprentice and Apprentice Mentor of the Year Awards.
Addressing the skills shortage: Thatcham Research doubles apprentice intake for 2021
Thatcham Research is today announcing two major intakes of new starters planned in the Autumn, with over 150 much-needed apprentices set to join the programme this year.
AW Repair Group upgrades to escribe
AW Repair Group returns to Thatcham Research for repair methods and blended learning programme
Thatcham Research Vehicle Damage Assessor apprentices at the cutting edge of blended learning
Thatcham Research is on-boarding 15 learners during a virtual realisation week which began on 29 March.
The new cohort met one another along with their Thatcham Research tutors, trainers, assessors, and safeguarding officer via Microsoft Teams. Online sessions for the Vehicle Damage Assessor (VDA) apprentices will continue through the week, including a virtual tour of Thatcham Research’s state
Solus Apprentice Success Leads to New Recruitment Drive
The future of vehicle crash repair looks to be in capable hands at Solus Accident Repair Centres, as the nationwide network of accident repair centres owned and operated by Aviva announces the next phase of its apprenticeship strategy with the start of a new drive to recruit a new generation of repair technicians.