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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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Today they are being inducted as apprentices with one of the states publicly-owned electricity businesses and I wish them all the best in their future careers serving our region, he said.
50 per hour is a shockingly low wage, and the evidence shows that too many apprentices aren't paid even that.
A 3lb claimer's fee is PS120, out of which the apprentice gets PS96.
Learndirect can provide help to recruit as many apprentices as businesses want - just like a recruitment agency, it searches for, screens and selects suitable apprentices.
Mechanical design apprentice Philip Marwood, who was hand-picked to meet the Prime Minister
In the past two years he has also been named apprentice of the year in tears two and three, and overall apprentice of the year in year three at the council.
All of the staff including the apprentices hold NVQ2 qualifications in roofing disciplines or are working towards completing their NVQs.
The institution is encouraging all apprentice affiliate members to apply for the award, and for engineering professionals to nominate any exceptional apprentices working for their organisation, by 30 June.
Debbie became a NVQ Level 2 Hairdressing Foundation Modern Apprentice in January 2011, and by the following January she had opened the two-storey Divine Hair & Beauty Salon in Llandudno.
The films feature the real stories of employers from Capgemini, SpicerHaart, and Ginger Nut Media who highlight the key steps to hiring an apprentice such as: who to approach in the first instance; the importance of considering business needs; identifying the right training partners, and how to start the recruitment process.
SDS's Adopt an Apprentice scheme offers subsidies to firms who step in and take on trainees who have lost their jobs.
It has been often contended that the low level of apprentice pay is a significant barrier to increasing the number of people successfully completing apprenticeships and traineeships.