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Apprentice

One who learns a trade or occupation by working directly under a skilled person. For example, an apprentice may study under a blacksmith to learn the trade. The apprentice may be paid a small amount or may simply receive room and board.

apprentice

see TRAINING.
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At the same time, apprenticeship is a proven strategy for recruiting, training, and retaining a highly skilled and diverse workforce.
An apprenticeship is a real job with training, so you can earn while you learn and get recognised qualifications as you go.
2, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Apprenticeship is a time-honored method of developing and retaining staff in skilled labor positions since the beginning of the labor industry.
Here in Wales, successive Welsh Governments have championed apprenticeships over many years and rightly placed them towards the very top of our key priorities.
Foundation Apprenticeships (Level 2) generate around PS510 million a year and Apprenticeships (Level 3) contribute PS500 million to the Welsh economy, says The Value of Apprenticeship to Wales.
For example, since 2010, there have been in excess of two million APPRENTICESHIPStarts in England and apprenticeships are available in more than 170 industries, including aerospace, fashion, broadcast media and nance, with 1,500 job roles on oer.
is annual event is co-ordinated by the National Apprenticeship Service and is all about getting more small businesses to take on apprentices, promoting the range of apprenticeships on oer including those at higher level and within Blue Chip companies.
Michelle Elliott, director of business development at Stockton Riverside College, says small to medium-sized firms should also look to apprenticeships to see how they can cultivate talent and potentially help future-proof their business.
A new study, compiled using 1911 census data and a report by the Centre for Economics and Business Research reveals that apprenticeships will contribute around PS3.
It is not just about numbers, though, it's also about tailoring apprenticeships to meet market demands.
More than 130,000 businesses offer apprenticeships - some as few as one a year, while others have hundreds up for grabs.
The National Apprenticeship Service is also encouraging employers across the region to organise events and activities under the theme of 'Great Apprenticeships' to demonstrate that the route is great for busis nesses, personal careers and creating opportunities for both employers and apprentices.