RECORD NUMBER OF WESTON COLLEGE APPRENTICESHIPS ON OFFER THIS CHRISTMAS ACROSS THE SOUTH WEST FROM CORNWALL TO GLOUCESTERSHIRE

Profile image for YouPR

By YouPR | Thursday, December 13, 2012, 10:15

WOULD-be chefs, administrators, lab technicians, fashion fans and estate agents are some of the record number of Apprenticeship opportunities on offer this Christmas at Weston College.

The Business Enterprise Centre has more than 30 Apprenticeship vacancies across the South West covering Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Bristol and Gloucestershire.

Weston College Recruitment Coordinator, James Wilmot, said: "This is the largest number of vacancies that we have received at this time of year and we are delighted by the number of enquiries we are getting from across the region and we hope this continues."

Weston College supports over 1,500 Apprentices across the South West and has seen a rise in the  number of A-Level students who have chosen Apprenticeships to earn and learn rather than go on to university.

The majority of Apprentices don't need to attend the College for training as expert assessors provide on-site, high quality training.

James added: "Employers are providing a fantastic opportunity for their Apprentices. In return for their hard work, apprentices obtain qualifications, real work experience in their chosen career and they get paid while they are training rather than building up a mountain of debt."

A new Apprenticeship Grant for Employers (AGE) scheme offers up to 40,000, single payment grants of £1,500 to encourage and support employers taking on an Apprentice aged 16 to 24.

Employers will be able to claim grants for up to 10 apprentices and the grant will be made available to businesses with up to 1,000 employees.

For more information on Weston College's Business Enterprise Centre call 01934 411 594 or call 01934 411411. For general information of go to www.weston.ac.uk or www.apprenticeships.org.uk

Tweet this article
      

Comments

       
max 4000 characters
        
   

Latest Stories in Weston-super-Mare

       
      

Local Vouchers

       
  • free castle Combe bike track day

    Morse's Motorcycles Ltd

    get a free Castle Combe track day with all purchases of Ixon 1 piece leathers.

    Terms: 1 voucher per purchase.customer must pay for transport to and from and own fuel etc.23 april 2014 is the day booked.

    Contact: 01934 621187

    Valid until: Wednesday, April 23 2014

     
  • Get the deal - FREE Lamination when you print your brochures at DWJ ColourPrint

    DWJ ColourPrint

    Time to upgrade your company brochure? Get the high quality feel your business deserves with FREE lamination on brochure printing at DWJ ColourPrint.
    See www.Trade-Print.com and 'Brochure Printing'

    Terms: Quote 'DMGLW2' when ordering to get the deal. Offer applies to outer covers only up to a maximum quantity of 500. For higher quantity orders, lamination is free for the first 500 brochures.

    Contact: 01792 704880

    Valid until: Saturday, May 31 2014

     
   

Local Jobs

       
   

Search for...

       
        
Min price is bigger than Max price
        
Min price is bigger than Max price
        
Min rent is bigger than Max rent