The TUC said many apprentices
are facing a "double whammy" of low pay and high travel costs.
are some of the lowest paid skilled workers in the country
Investing time in the development of our apprentices
means we can teach, guide and mould them into the people that will be the faces of Yorkshire Payments as the business continues to grow over the years to come.
The 56-year-old was one of three apprentice
instructors recognised at the awards for their work to support apprentices
throughout their careers.
will still have their 10lb claim reduced to 7lb after riding just three winners and will claim 3lb until riding 95 winners.
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 PS3.50 an hour rate.
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 number of enrollment of apprentices
is constantly growing.
Apprenticeship Training Agencies (ATAs) employ apprentices
and loan them out for their training.
Mechanical design apprentice
Philip Marwood was handpicked to meet Mr Cameron in 10 Downing Street to discuss what it means to be an apprentice
and debate how the Government, apprentices
and businesses can do more to promote apprenticeships.
Newcastle City Council, which employs 90 apprentices
, also picked up an award for the significant contribution it makes to taking on young people and teaching them a trade.
All of the staff including the apprentices
hold NVQ2 qualifications in roofing disciplines or are working towards completing their NVQs.