Case studies

PFA harnesses social media to highlight high quality apprenticeships

It makes sense to use an apprenticeship programme to harness the power of social media to reach young people. Ethan Kear-Davies was looking to start a career in marketing after finishing his media diploma at college when he found out about an apprenticeship opportunity...

PFA members graduate as physiotherapists

The University of Salford wouldn’t have a bad 7-a-side team, after a group of professional footballers have qualified as physiotherapists from the University. The footballers, including former QPR player Rob Hulse and current Stockport County player Jason Oswell, will...

URTU supports members to go online

Today people who lack digital skills could be missing out on a lot of fun and opportunities in their lives. For example, 72% of employers require basic digital skills and 25% of jobs are only advertised online. Public services are becoming 'digital by default'. Eventually...

FBU’s Mat designs Mindfullness Garden at Brixton Fire Station

It is always very rewarding when somebody embraces learning, completes a course and then moves into other areas for the benefit of colleagues. Mat Rosendale, Watch Manager at Brixton Fire Station in South London, has done just that.  He has now completed 4 of the...

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