Sky Finance & Technology Apprenticeship Open Day

Date: Fri 24 February 2017
Time: 14:30 – 17:30

We’d like to invite you to a Sky Apprenticeship open day at Sky. This is your opportunity to find out about all the cool things we do at Sky in our Technology and Finance departments. You don’t have to know what you want to do when you leave school, all we’re looking for is enthusiasm and a willingness to learn. Why not come along with your friends to find out more, you may not have thought about a career in Technology or Finance, let us open your eyes to all the cool things we do here!

What to expect:

  • Introduction to Sky.
  • Two Taster Activities (One with the Technology Team/ One with the Finance team)-You’ll get to experiment with some of the cool things we do at Sky and to also hear from existing.
  • Apprentices and Apprentice managers.
  • Tour of the Sky Campus.


Who: We’re looking for 16-24 year olds who are keen to find out about Technology and Finance. No previous experience in needed.
Timings: 2:30pm-5:30pm

Any questions please email

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SVQ Level 3: Achieving Excellence in Sports Performance (Football and Rugby)

This Framework will be fully reviewed within six months.

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Updated in October 2015 to add a reaccredited SVQ

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Cogent are working to attract young people into the Cogent Sector; helping to shape the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) curriculum and promoting careers

Go to Cogent’s website to find out more on the frameworks available in this sector.

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Framework Details

SVQ Level 3 in Bus and Coach Engineering and Maintenance

Update, August 2015

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* GoSkills, the sector skills council for passenger transport was merged with People 1st In July 2011.

More information about the industry can be found on the People 1st website.

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