apprenticeships

30 Jan 2020
Shropshire law firm FBC Manby Bowdler has become the latest member of an industry led initiative focussed on driving momentum into the recruitment of apprentices, graduates and sponsored students.   It has signed up to The 5% Club, a movement of more than 300 employers providing ‘earn and learn’ opportunities to develop the skills and talents people need to become more employable and create...
09 Dec 2019
Two teams of engineering apprentices from Shrewsbury Colleges Group have been crowned the best in the UK after designing and building a remote-control crane from scratch. The teams were two of only six selected from regional heats across Great Britain to make it to the Worldskills UK finals at the NEC. The National finals took place at the end of November at the NEC, Birmingham. The team had to...
29 Nov 2019
Shrewsbury Colleges Group has held its third Apprenticeship Awards to celebrate the achievements of both apprentices training across a range of sectors and their employers who support them to ensure their success. At a three-course gala dinner and ceremony held at the College’s training restaurant Origins last night (THURS), 11 awards were handed out, including the Apprentice of the Year Award,...
11 Oct 2019
Two teams of engineering apprentices from SCG have secured their place in the WorldSkills UK Finals in November 2019 after designing and building a remote control crane from scratch – they are two of only six teams selected across Great Britain to make it to the national finals at the NEC. The National finals will be taking place between 21-23 November at the NEC, Birmingham. The team will have...
22 Jun 2018
To celebrate Women in Engineering Day, Shrewsbury Colleges Group is championing some of its female apprentices who are making their mark in their careers already. The College offers a range of Apprenticeships from Intermediate to Higher Apprenticeships in disciplines such as Fabrication and Welding, Manufacturing, Maintenance and Product Design and Technical Support. Lily Glanville, 19, from...
08 May 2018
A local joinery manufacturer has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Shropshire Business Awards for its dedication to the employment of apprenticeship schemes. Morris Joinery is one of four finalists shortlisted in the apprenticeships category, after fighting off tough competition from businesses across Shropshire. Presented by the Shropshire Chamber of Commerce, the annual Shropshire Business...
11 Jul 2016
Well established local joinery business, Morris Joinery in Bicton, has expanded its team with a new apprentice joiner to bolster its growing team and growing business.   Patrik Cotton (21) joined the established team at Morris Joinery as a Level 3 apprentice after studying the trade at college. He decided to go into joinery after borrowing his father’s toolkit to craft original and unique pieces...
16 Jun 2016
Busy Bees nursery in Shrewsbury was thrilled to welcome the mayor of Shrewsbury, Councillor Ioan Jones, on Wednesday 15th June. The Mayor spent the afternoon talking to the fabulous apprentices at the nursery as well as watching them in their work. He then was taken on a guided tour of the nursery and enjoyed observing all the different learning enhancements and fun activities the children were...
05 Apr 2016
A 22 year old, from Telford, has secured a place on a degree course along with permanent employment, after completing an apprenticeship with a local training provider. On leaving William Brookes Sixth Form College, Rebecca enrolled on an apprenticeship with County Training. Having now completed a level 2 and level 3 apprenticeship in Business Administration, Rebecca has been successful in gaining...
18 Feb 2016
County Training, part of Shropshire Council is running a series of information and advice events for young people and their parents and carers to promote the benefits of vocational training. Potential apprentices, living in Shropshire, are encouraged to book early for the events, to avoid disappointment. The events will take place beginning 8 March 2016, on the following dates: Tuesday 8 March–...
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