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The learning industry is constantly evolving, embracing new technology, new ideas and new operating challenges. So it's crucial we have our finger on the pulse. We bring you the latest, best practice and industry insights. Let Cidori be your resident expert.

Operational Excellence with distinction…

Cidori – Barnet Southgate College are delighted to announce that 100% of the Apprenticeship End Point Assessments (EPA) for Lean Manufacturing Operative programmes (LMO) completed in May 2022 were awarded a distinction! Delivered at multiple UK sites by our partners at Barnet Southgate College for our client Lear Corporation, the LMO Level 2 apprenticeship programme … Continued

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Working with ‘Good’ Partners

Many congratulations to our partners at Barnet Southgate College for their well-deserved recent Ofsted ‘Good’ rating! So many ‘Good’ things in the Ofsted report – and as a partner organisation, Cidori can endorse first hand “the pivotal role that the college plays in addressing the training needs of their local communities.” As an example of … Continued

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Resignation & Upskilling

Lots of turnover and people changing jobs in the ‘great resignation’ has been extensively commented on and increasingly as employees consider their career prospects, upskilling takes on greater significance – for employers too. Recently the Guardian (20/03/2022) cited research from McKinsey revealing that many employees are looking for, among other things “a renewed and revised … Continued

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Luke’s journey…

Before enrolling for one of our April 2022  ‘Introduction to Construction Skills’ 10 day pre-employment courses, delivered in partnership with Axia Solutions, Luke (pictured) had mixed feelings about joining an on-line course…but ended up feeling very differently about the journey he embarked on… Read Luke’s case study: https://www.cidori.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/Luke-Woodward-Case-Study.pdf Find out more about our Ready for Work … Continued

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Riana’s story…

Riana wanted to enrol for our Teaching  Assistant Course in February 2022, being delivered in partnership with Axia Solutions, however in her own words Riana (pictured) was “on the brink” and clearly going through a difficult time…. Read her inspiring story: https://www.cidori.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/Riana-Hussain-Case-Study-1.pdf Ready for Work  

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Cidori – BRS Jobs Partnership

Cidori is delighted to be forming a new partnership with BRS Jobs – specialists in construction recruitment. Within a month of the first Covid-19 lockdown, Cidori saw the need to pivot to a digital construction training delivery platform – with a construction sector still very much functioning and the need for recruits growing rapidly, this was … Continued

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Cidori: SMMT Associate Member

Our associate membership of The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) – one of the largest, most influential trade associations in the UK,  plays a key role in our apprenticeship programme outreach to the UK automotive sector. It’s true – we’re not a typical SMMT member – we’re not an OEM or a Tier … Continued

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Managing without Training?

Wherever you are on the innate vs learned leadership skills debate, the fact is that trained managers are happier and untrained ones are much more likely to be looking for their next position. Recent studies suggest that as many as 25% of those managing/supervising others don’t get any management training, with up to 40% only … Continued

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