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Managing Director Paul is Now a STEM Ambassador

What Are Stem Ambassadors?

STEM Ambassadors contribute to their local community and at the same time boost their own professional skills, experience and confidence.

APPRENTICE OYSTER CARD

APPRENTICE OYSTER CARD

Apprentices over the age of 18 may be eligible to get 30% off an adult rate Travelcard and Bus and Tram Pass season ticket. The Apprentice Oyster Photocard scheme offers a similar concession to eligible apprentices on recognised schemes over the age of 18. It was announced by the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson during National Apprenticeship Week 2013 and went live on the TfL website May 2013.

Nick Boles MP praises Mercury

'Nick Boles, The Minister for Apprenticeships and Skills has praised the work of a Brierley Hill-based security training firm.

Nick Boles MP was in the town last week promoting the work of Mercury Training Services, which provides security systems apprenticeship programs.

The company has supplied training to some of the country’s best known tourist attractions including The Natural History Museum, Science Museum and National Railway Museum, as well as Nottingham, Sheffield and Birmingham City Councils.

As part of the training, apprentices go to Mercury’s office one week each month to study and work on the practical application of installing security software.

Due to the growth in apprenticeships throughout the past few years, Mercury has had to move to its new, larger premises at the Glass Centre in Moor Street.

Mr Boles was invited on a tour of the security firm by Conservative parliamentary candidate for Dudley South, Mike Wood.

The minister said: “I want to thank Mike Wood for taking me to Mercury Training Services which is doing excellent work helping young people acquire the skills they need for a career in the security industry.

“It's because of companies like Mercury that the UK has managed to create two million new jobs since 2010, more than all of the rest of the European Union combined.”

Mr Wood said: “I wanted the Minister to see the exceptional standard of training and apprenticeships provided by Mercury Training Systems, which offer people a fantastic opportunity to build successful careers.

“Nearly 4,000 apprenticeships have been created in Dudley South since the last election, giving local people a chance to gain the right skills for the new jobs that are being created.”'

Mercury To Attend Stourbridge Apprenticeship Event

Margot James MP Member of Parliament for Stourbridge is hosting an event at Stourbridge College Thursday 3rd December 2015 13:00 - 18:00 for anyone interested in Apprenticeships.

Considering an Apprenticeship?

Not sure how to go about applying for one?

Want to find out about opportunities?

Come along to visit Mercury! Sign up at signup.margotjames.com

Managing Director Paul from Mercury will be on stage with Margot doing a Q&A for young people and their parents at this event.

Dudley MP Mike Wood is to organise a jobs and skills fair in Brierley Hill

THOSE looking for a job or a chance to increase their skills throughout Dudley borough are being invited to an event in Brierley Hill.

Dudley South MP Mike Wood is organising a job and skills fair between 2pm and 6pm on November 12 at Cable Plaza, in Waterfront West.

More than 40 companies and organisations will be represented at the event – many of whom will be recruiting or offering training opportunities.

Mr Wood said:

“I helped organise jobs fairs when employed by other MP`s, therefore one of my priorities was to organise one once becoming an MP myself. "

'Engineers of Tomorrow'

IFSEC ExCel London

Well done to two of our apprentices for taking part in this years IFSEC ExCel London event 'Engineers of Tomorrow' on June 18th.

This was Mercury's first year of entering the competition and they did a smashing job.

Visit our Facebook page to see how the day went, along with images of our apprentices doing the job: https://www.facebook.com/mercurytraining 

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