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Achieve More Training announce new Partnership with Mainway’s Gym, Swansea

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Achieve More Training will be using the facilities at Mainway’s Gym, Swansea to complete training and observations for newly qualified Level 2 fitness instructors that want to become Level 3 Personal Trainers.

Megan Burke

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Megan enrolled onto the Level 2 Diploma in Instructing Exercise and Fitness in October 2023. Megan works as a sports therapist and wanted to gain a fitness instructor qualification to develop her own practice in the workplace. Megan has now progressed onto the Level 3 Personal Trainer Course...

Learning and Development Level 3 - Urska Wall

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Urska has recently completed her Learning and Development Level 3 qualification. This has allowed her to build and develop her knowledge about the key principles of learning, development and assessment and the different methods and ways that this can be facilitated.

Nichola Roberts

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My name is Nicola Roberts, and I am currently 51 years old. Over the past two years, I have been training at two local gyms, absorbing all there is to know about health and wellness. This includes understanding eating habits & exercise routines. I also qualified last year as an advanced master...

Lily Bakhtiari

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Lily is currently studying the Level 3 PE in schools’ apprenticeship; she has been on program since late 2023. She works as an apprentice skating coach at Deeside Ice rink and has recently been to two international competitions representing Great Britain in Poland and Sweden for Ice Dance, she...

Achieve More Training announce new Partnership with Energie Fitness, Cardiff

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Achieve More Training will be using the facilities at Energie Fitness, Cardiff to complete training and observations for newly qualified Level 2 fitness instructors that want to become Level 3 Personal Trainers. In turn Energie Fitness, Cardiff are looking for newly qualified Personal Trainers...

Deeside Gymnastic Academy Apprenticeship roles

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Achieve More Training are excited to have created a new partnership with Deeside Gymnastics Academy supporting the creation of 3 new apprenticeships. Teagan Jones (left) and Iorwerth Price (Right) are completing the Activity Leadership qualification alongside delivering a range of gymnastics...

Gwersyllt CP School Apprentice's

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Achieve More Training and Ap-Prentis have supported Gwersyllt CP School this academic year in recruiting and training 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeships roles. Iolo Agnew is currently supporting KS2 children and has said “I really enjoy the autonomy of supporting the class and I have found...

Ysgol Estyn PE & Sport Apprentice

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Ysgol Estyn are in their second year of supporting an Apprentice. This year Poppy Callaghan is completing a Level 3 Supporting the Delivery of PE in School Sport working with children from Nursery through to Year 6. Poppy shared that she “really enjoys working with all the children in the...

James Smyth and Ruby Ellis

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James and Ruby became new apprentices this academic year in Wood Memorial CP School completing the Level 2 Activity Leadership qualification. The day to day roles that they complete in the school are both very different. James focuses heavily on all extracurricular activities relative to sport to...

Farrah Aslam

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Farrah started as an admin apprentice with Achieve More Training in Nov 2023 and enrolled onto the Level 2 Diploma in Business Administration. Farrah wanted to develop her knowledge and skills as an administrator in business, Farrah added ‘The qualification is helping me to gain knowledge about...

Vikki Courtman

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Vikki enrolled onto the level 3 Learning and development qualification in July 2023. Vikki was working within education and leisure at the time but wanted to process into tutoring and assessing, leading to an enrolment with Achieve More Training in November 2023.

Nathan Chesters - TA Apprentice

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Nathan enrolled onto the level 3 Supporting Teaching and learning in schools in January 2023, after progressing from completing level 2Supporting Teaching and Learning. Nathan is an apprentice TA in Ysgol Cae'r Nant. Nathan is always pleasant and polite and ready to learn and help. He is...

Yasmin Jones - TA Apprentice

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Yasmin began her apprenticeship in December 2022. Yasmin signed up to the qualification to begin her career in supporting teaching and learning and has worked well within school and has gained a range of knowledge and understanding to enhance her practice.

Sadie Gittins

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Sadie began her Level 2 Playwork qualification in February 2023. Sadie had begun working in a holiday club and wished to enhance her knowledge and understanding of playwork and the playwork principles through a level 2 qualification. Sadie has engaged with the course and has been able to upskill...

Chloe Gibson - Assessor

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Chloe enrolled onto the level 3 Learning and development qualification in March 2023. Chloe had previously completed a qualification in Playwork and a teaching degree and understood the importance of having support throughout qualification and wanted to become that person for learners engaging in...

Two Achieve More Training Teaching Apprentices have progressed to gain the Level 4 HLTA Status with GwE.

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Ben Lockley, originally from Ysgol Esgob Morgan in Denbighshire, but now of Ysgol Gogarth in Conwy Council and Jake Cooke from Broughton Primary School in Flintshire completed their TA Apprenticeships in 2021/22, both have gained full time roles in Education and over the last year and have now...

Leadership & Management

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Achieve More Training (AMT) provide fully funded Higher apprenticeships in Leadership and Management at level 3,4 and 5. In preparation for Apprentice week (Feb 5 - 11*) we gained feedback from our current cohort of learners.

Adrian Dunn working on his Level 3 L&D qual at Flintshire CC Youth Services

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Adrian enrolled onto the level 3 Learning and development qualification in April of 2023. Adrian is the Youth service co-ordinator for Flintshire County Council and wanted to gain a tutor/assessor qualification so that he would be qualified to pass on his extensive knowledge in the youth service...

Samantha Keene Level 3 Apprentice in Personal Training

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Sammie completed the level 2 Fitness Instructor course during the summer of 2022 with AMT as she wanted to work within the fitness industry. She completed the course with excellent results and found herself a job as a fitness instructor in the local area.

Lewis Davies

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Currently enrolled onto the level 3 NVQ in personal training course. He’ s working at Fishguard Leisure Centre as a fitness instructor. Since starting the course, he has shown real enthusiasm for fitness, already putting some of the course knowledge into practice. Designing a starter pack for...

Jack Chirk

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Jack has come a phenomenally long way in his short time with us. Jack has gone from being an LSA in Pembroke School, to being employed in Portfield School as a Cover Supervisor. Jack regularly completes his unit work, and has a fantastic level of communication with me, and other staff alike.

Joe Evans

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Joe Evans is the Lead Coach at Little Legs Football, but he started his work-based learning journey as 17 year old on the Jobs Growth Wales+ Level 1 Assistant Sports Coaching Award. Joe progressed to becoming an Apprentice with Little Legs Football and work towards a Level 3 PESS (PE in School...

Rebecca Jenkins – Ysgol Maes y Felin (Holywell)

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Rebecca is one of our September starts currently studying her Level 2 STLS qualification. Rebecca is currently based in the primary school her children have grown up in. Rebecca says she has found that being a mother has helped her to adapt and settle into the setting easily.

Chelsi Ormerod – Ysgol Cae’r Nant Primary School (Connah’s Quay)

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Chelsi is one of our September starts currently studying her Level 2 STLS qualification. Since September, Chelsi has progressed and flourished with the work and role of a TA in school. Chelsi is very eager to learn and shares many examples and knowledge around new subjects.

Courtney Ingram - Good News Story

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Courtney Ingram started on the AMT traineeship programme in the summer of 2022 and completed her Level 1 and 2 sports coaching. Courtney then progressed to gaining an apprenticeship at Ysgol Y Faenol as a Level 3 PE and School Sport apprentice.

Nathan Chester (Ysgol Caer Nant) - Case Study

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Nathan is one our Supporting Teaching and Learning apprentices based in Ysgol Caer Nant. He is a confident and vibrant young person who keeps the children he is in touch with at the forefront of everything he does.

Achieve More Training / Conwy School Football Association

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Primary 5’s Boys & Girls Football Festivals, Eirias Park, Colwyn Bay, Conwy, LL29 7SP

Achieve More Training - Launch Online Fitness Campaign

Posted On: 17.03.23 in News
Are you 16+ and want to learn some top fitness tips, gain new skills, and an accredited qualification in FITNESS?!

Team #AchieveMore Fundraising Scheme

Posted On: 17.02.23 in News
Staff from Achieve More Training, Aura Leisure & Ffit Conwy have teamed together to create a fundraising initiative to support local community sport clubs and projects.

National Apprenticeship Week: Economy Minister urges businesses to take on an apprentice

Posted On: 06.02.23 in News
At the start of Apprenticeships Week , Economy Minister Vaughan Gething has seen how a shared apprenticeship has given new opportunities to community sport clubs and for young people to learn new skills.

Shared Apprentice Scheme Update – Jan 2023

Posted On: 31.01.23 in News
Since the launch of the Welsh Government Shared Apprenticeship Scheme Welsh Government Shared Apprenticeship Scheme in August 2022. Of the 15 clubs nationally, (6 in North Wales, 3 in Mid Wales and 6 South Wales).

Welsh Government: Shared Apprenticeship Scheme

Posted On: 30.01.23 in News
Achieve More Training (AMT) and Ap Prentis have been successful in gaining funding to provide a high quality Shared Apprenticeship programme for the community sports sector.

JGW+ Success Story – Iori Williams

Posted On: 11.10.22 in News
Iori began his JGW+ journey when it the Pre-Apprentice Programme. He had left school with not many GCSEs and no idea what he wanted to do with his life but as a passionate Swansea City supporter his dream was to, somehow, work in a job in some sort of sporting capacity.

Johnston CP School win sport equipment competition

Posted On: 07.06.22 in News
Achieve More Training are delighted to announce that Johnston Community Primary School are the winners of our school sport equipment competition.

Jobs Growth Wales+

Posted On: 06.04.22 in News
Looking to earn money, find independence and get on the career ladder? You might be searching for the right job, figuring out your next steps in education or maybe you just need some support to get you there.

Twf Swyddi Cymru

Posted On: 06.04.22 in News
Wyt ti’n chwilio am gyfle i ennill arian, i fod yn annibynnol a chamu ar yr ysgol yrfa? Efallai dy fod di’n chwilio am y swydd iawn, yn meddwl am dy gamau nesaf ym myd addysg neu efallai fod angen rhywfaint o gymorth arnat i gyrraedd yno.

Holywell Town FC: Design a football kit competition

Posted On: 01.03.22 in News
We are running a competition to design a football kit for Holywell Town FC

Good Practice: Hayley Simons (STL Level 3)

Posted On: 11.02.22 in News
Hayley started her apprenticeship in September 2021, within Ysgol Caer Nant. Hayley is gaining experience working closely with class teachers, helping pupils to expand their knowledge and being a positive role model within the school.

Award winner: Ryan Johnson-Wilcock

Posted On: 11.02.22 in News
Ryan Johnson-Wilcock, a Teaching Assistant at Ysgol Maes Y Felin, was awarded the GLLM North Wales ‘Apprentice of the Year’ in the sector of Sport, Education and Childcare 2022.

Achieve More Training team up with Aura Leisure

Posted On: 11.02.22 in News
Achieve More Training and Aura Leisure have teamed up to provide a pathway for anyone 16+ that wants to start a career in the leisure sector.

Ryan Hibberd: Former pupil returns to Haverfordwest High after completing traineeship with Achieve More Training

Posted On: 10.02.22 in News
After leaving Haverfordwest High in 2019, former pupil Ryan Hibberd has returned to the school after completing the new traineeship Level 1 Pre-Apprenticeship Programme with Achieve More Training.

Subcontractor Good Practice / Awards record: Claire Evans

Posted On: 03.02.22 in News
Claire Evans, Head of Year 11 at Flint High School, applied for the Associate Headship position within the school. On Friday 3rd December Claire was interviewed for the role and was the successful candidate.

Award Nomination: Rhys Cowap

Posted On: 01.02.22 in News
Rhys started working at Wood Memorial Primary School in Flintshire in January 2020 as a teaching assistant / sport coach apprentice. From quite early on in his role, Rhys introduced new iniatatives such as the ‘daily mile’ and new after school clubs at the school, which meant more children...

Award Nomination: Nyrie-Paige Rushby

Posted On: 01.02.22 in News
Nyrie left school, aged 16, in 2018 with less than 5 GCSEs. Her preferred job was to be a teacher and even though she managed a grade C in English and Math’s, she wasn’t eligible to pursue the traditional route to be a teacher through sixth form and university.
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