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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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Member for Maryborough Bruce Saunders commended the six Ergon Energy apprentices, two from Maryborough and two from Hervey Bay, on their career choice and commitment to the community.
The TUC said around one in seven apprentices under the age of 19 and those in the first year of their training were not being paid the PS3.
Whereas conditional jockeys keep all their prize-money income, apprentices lose 50 per cent to the trainer with whom they have a licence, regardless of whether they were partnering a horse based in their home yard.
Addressing a meeting to review the progress of Apprenticeship Training Scheme, he said TEVTA has already achieved the target to recruit 28,000 apprentices by December 2015.
The categories and winners: 16-24 Trainee of the Year Award : Connor Peckett from Norwood Interiors; 16-18 Intermediate Apprentice of the Year: Suki Singh from Kirklees College; 16-18 Advanced Apprentice of the Year: Mary Wroe from Kirklees Active Leisure; 19+ Intermediate Apprentice of the Year: Lauren Ruscoe from Chadwick Lawrence LLP; 19+ Advanced Apprentice of the Year: Maariyah Rawat from Syngenta; Higher Apprentice of the Year: Asif Zamir from C&K Careers; Apprentice Achievement of the Year: James Dickenson from Paxman Landscapes; SME Apprentice Employer of the Year: Chadwick Lawrence Solicitors LLP; Apprentice Employer of the Year: Syngenta; Apprentice Mentor of the Year: Ian Jackson who works for Brighter Connections.
Apprenticeship Training Agencies (ATAs) employ apprentices and loan them out for their training.
AN APPRENTICE from Warrington, working for nuclear group Sellafield, met Prime Minister David Cameron this week.
In these difficult times it's important we continue to have apprentices if we are to grow the city's economy.
Three of our apprentices are finishing their apprenticeships this year and we plan to take them on permanently.
Apprentice affiliate membership is the first step of the journey for apprentices aiming to become professionally registered.
Apprentices from Coleg Llandrillo, along with their employers and representatives from local businesses, attended the Apprenticeship Awards Ceremony in the college's Orme View Restaurant.
The grant, which is designed to help businesses (with less than 1,000 employees) to recruit apprentices, has so far enabled over 30,000 young people to start an Apprenticeship.