Chairman of DYW Lanarkshire and East Dunbartonshire, Ronnie Smith, said: "The DYW Regional Group for Lanarkshire and East Dunbartonshire is working closely with local stakeholders to promote Scottish Apprenticeship
He said that the move will enable the group to become a nationwide apprenticeship
provider and support businesses across England thanks to its wide geographical scope.
A Degree Apprenticeship
in Fire Scene Investigation is also being developed with Teesside University's School of Science & Engineering, supporting the creation of a brand new apprenticeship
standard via a new Trailblazer group.
Tetlow outlined the value of apprenticeships
to the engineering profession, as well as the need to embed professional registration into schemes.
* Ease apprenticeship
tracking and reporting requirements for employers on public works projects, such as roads and schools.
For many of our people, an apprenticeship
provides the first opportunity to gain experience and develop workplace skills.
Mr Boles added: "Businesses and colleges in Birmingham should be congratulated for helping apprenticeships
move from strength to strength."
"People may have misconceptions that apprenticeships
are just about industry or engineering, and maybe don't appreciate that for every type of occupation you can think of, there's an opportunity to do an apprenticeship
in that sector."
The Portakabin Group's achievements have also been recognised and celebrated at the York Apprenticeship
Awards, where the company won the 'Large Employer of the Year'category for the second consecutive year.
If you're interested in an apprenticeship
, but need more skills and experience in order to get on to one, a traineeship could be for you.
C&K Careers currently have 150 apprenticeship
vacancies on the website www.ckcareersonline.org.uk from companies across Calderdale and Kirklees.
With 10,000 needed this year, 9,500 will be enrolled on an apprenticeship
scheme in one of 43 programmes ranging from chefs to fitters.