Tag Archives: Apprentices

London bricklaying apprentices challenged by Forterra

UnSug Forterra Lewisham 02022023 85 The Lee Marley team took first place at the London Apprenticeship Challenge

Bricklaying apprentices gathered recently at Lewisham College to compete in Forterra’s third annual London Apprenticeship Challenge. The contest saw 12 London-based apprentice bricklayers compete in teams of three to show off their newly learned skills through a selection of challenges. Conor Willis for Lee Marley achieved first place for his …

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Encon and Nevill Long welcomes new apprentices

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Earlier this year, Encon & Nevill Long welcomed four new apprentices to its Fareham branch as part of its ongoing commitment to training and development of new and existing teams. Three apprentices – Dan Thompson, Josh Street and James Osborne – joined the ‘Warehouse to Wheels’ programme, which focuses on …

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Travis Perkins ups the ante for National Apprenticeships Week

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Travis Perkins is the biggest employer of apprentices in the sector, a process that has been building for roughly the last five years, according to Chief HR Officer Emma Rose, and the programme runs across the group brands, including the Travis Perkins business, BSS, Toolstation, Keyline and CCF. “We currently …

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Hot social media competition for heating and plumbing apprentices

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Wolseley and Ideal Boilers have launched a social media competition designed to give heating and plumbing apprentices a boost as they embark on their careers. With a prize package up for grabs every month until the end of December, the lucky winners will receive a full set of Axinite workwear, …

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Norbord apprentices celebrate qualifications


Two apprentices who have completed Norbord’s four-year apprenticeship programme at its Cowie plant have completed the SEMTA Modern Apprentice framework for Engineering and achieved the Engineering Maintenance Vocational Qualification at SCQF level 6, including a Higher National Certificate (HNC) qualification.  The leading Stirlingshire employer’s long-established programme sees apprentices complete a …

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Aico supports apprentices with new partner


 Aico Ltd., the market leader in residential Fire and Carbon Monoxide (CO) Alarms in the UK, is pleased to announce its Apprentices have commenced the Electrical Distributors’ Association (EDA) Product Knowledge Programme, starting with the Customer Service module. At the end of this module the Apprentices will understand ‘What constitutes …

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Ibstock Brick’s apprenticeship programme shortlisted

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Ibstock Brick has been shortlisted for two prestigious industry awards which recognise its world-class apprenticeship programme. The leading brick manufacturer, part of Ibstock plc, has been named as a finalist in the Apprenticeship Employer of the Year category at the Personnel Today Awards as well as the Best Apprenticeship Programme …

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BMI announces its Roofing Apprentice of the Year finalists

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Twenty of the country’s best roofing apprentices are gearing up for the two-day final that will see two of them awarded the prestigious title of either pitched or flat roofing BMI Apprentice of the Year 2019. Success in the competition identifies an apprentice as a stand-out individual and as someone …

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Rainy Day Trust take a hike for Apprentices

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The last month has seen a significant surge in the number of apprentices that have applied for help, according to Bryan Clover from the Rainy Day Trust.  He also said that the new partnership between Rainy Day Trust and Hikoki Power Tools UK is working well and because of their …

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Just 7 days to success for BMI roofing apprentices of the Year

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With just over a week to go until this year’s BMI Apprentice of the Year competition closes , there’s still time for aspirational and ambitious roofing apprentices to enter the competition. May 3rd 2019 is the closing date and all those recognised as an apprentice by their employer, or those …

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