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Rising Star’s First Apprenticeship Completion!

We are delighted to announce that one of our first ever apprenticeship learners has successfully completed her apprenticeship. Chloe Nicholas […]

Why should you consider an apprenticeship?

Apprenticeships are a great way of earning recognised qualifications whilst gaining real life work experience. An apprenticeship can offer a […]

No leakage of talent as Jordan seals full time job…

Hebburn-based, manufacturer, Watergate Flood Solutions which is awash with contracts for its flood defence doors, has offered full time employment […]

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At Rising Star we don't overcomplicate things and we certainly won't waste your time. There are five simple steps to success... follow them and 'the jobs a good un' as they say!

Employer Testimonials

“The Port of Tyne is committed to developing young people and this initiative through our partnership with Rising Star is a fantastic opportunity to deliver skills that can ultimately increase young people’s chances of getting a job.
Everyone who graduates from the programme will be guaranteed an interview with the Port for one of the seven apprenticeships. And even those who are unsuccessful will be supported by Rising Star to help find alternative employment.”

“Rising Star have excellent links with employers as a recruitment agency therefore this is added value for any learner… they have an excellent reputation in South Tyneside.”

“Rising Star is a proactive, forward thinking company who are leading the way in developing recruitment solutions for young people in the borough of South Tyneside.”

Candidate Testimonials

“The whole Rising Star team were excellent! I got on with them really well. We could all have a laugh but when we needed to crack on with the work we did so. It was a good balance of fun and seriousness.”

“Rising Star helped with my confidence a lot and I would definitely tell people to give it a go as they have nothing to lose and a lot to gain!”

“The way in which Rising Star kept in contact with you was a vital part of the process and it was also reassuring to know that you weren’t just another person who went on a course.”