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Christmas came early for us this week with a huge donation of timber from McCarthy & Ratcliffe Carpentry  working on the Bloor Homes site in Long Hanborough.  We are so grateful for their generosity and as well as being a great way to use excess materials from a site, it also saves us valuable money as we regularly purchase large quantities of timber for our training centre.

More photos on our Facebook page.

Thanks so much!

ACE would love to speak to any construction firms or suppliers who might want to help us with materials.  We are also a registered waste carrier.  For more information, check our website.

One of the brilliant benefits of taking on an apprentice as a CITB-registered employer, is the very generous grant scheme (check out the numbers here ££££) they operate, which is an important and unique incentive to help employers with the costs of taking on an apprentice. The great news is that it is not just […]

Good luck to everyone who is collecting GCSE results tomorrow. If you have just completed our summer programme or are joining one of our courses in September please remember to email your results to Sonia or Lyndsey ASAP on [email protected]  

When you’ve had six weeks of full-on construction training, there’s no better way to sign off than running around some woods with paintball guns, is there?!  We had a fantastic time last Friday to say thank you to the amazing students who’ve been with us during our Summer Programme.  They have been an exceptional group […]

We are delighted to confirm our success in passing assessment by the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) and will remain on the Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers (RoATP). Our resubmission followed widespread criticism of last year’s RoATP application process which saw a number of organisations awarded training contracts despite having no track record of […]

Seeing the recent ministerial reshuffle and the return of our former local MP – and ACE supporter – Baroness Blackwood to government, reminded us of the day she and the now Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Matt Hancock visited ACE during National Apprenticeship Week in 2015.  It was great that they took […]

We can’t quite believe we’re starting week 4 of the Summer Programme, meaning we’re half way there.  Been a great start by the students who’ve not only made progress in the workshop, but have done really well at participating in team building exercises and fun outdoor activities as well.  It’s been a great few weeks, […]