Global workwear brand Dickies has partnered with City of Bristol College to support students and apprentices who are preparing for a career in a range of vocational and technical trades and professions.
Rexel reflects on its apprenticeship scheme, and introduces one of its apprentices who has already gone on to become a mentor just a few years into her own career.
The Electrical Industries Charity (EIC) is encouraging the industry to show support for the charity's Apprentice Support Programme (ASP), designed to help young people reach their full potential in the electrical sector.
Apprenticeship provider JTL has seen its Oxford training centre selected as a venue for one of the six heats of the 2019 SkillELECTRIC competition, which every year aims to search for the UK’s best young electrician.
Entries are now open for this year’s ECA Edmundson Apprentice of the Year Award, which aims to showcase the very best talent across ECA’s member businesses.
A new labour market report on the electrotechnical industry has estimated that between 12,500 and 15,000 additional skilled electricians will be needed over the next five years to accommodate forecasted growth.
Global workwear brand Dickies is sponsoring this year’s SkillELECTRIC, SkillPLUMB, SkillBuild and APL Landscaping competitions, as part of its ongoing efforts to support and champion the next generation of tradespeople.