Businesses, apprentices and training providers across Wales will be uniting during Apprenticeship Week from February 7-13 to celebrate the positive impact of apprenticeships.
Apprentice Molly Tanner’s personal experience of being a dyslexic learner has inspired her to become a teaching assistant supporting children with additional learning needs at Gowerton School in Swansea.
Jessica Davies was so impressed by the hairdressing apprenticeships she completed at the start of her career that she’s now employing apprentices in her own salon.
Talented North Wales butcher won a bronze medal in the prestigious contest to find the most skillful butcher in the UK.
The Mid Wales tourism industry has been urged to grasp the air of staycation positivity that is engulfing the region to make it one of the UK’s most desirable leisure destinations.
The sky’s the limit for Joe Hembrough who has converted his passion for sustainable seafood into an apprenticeship with The Menai Seafood Company in Bangor.
Learning and development are at the heart of the largest meat processing plant and abattoir in Wales which has more than 800 employees.
Finalists have been announced for the annual Apprenticeship, Employment and Skills Awards organised by one of Wales’ top training companies.
Recognising employers and learners who have excelled in apprenticeship, skills and employment training programmes delivered by Cambrian Training Company, the awards were due to have been held at the Royal Welsh Showground, Llanelwedd on July 28.
Teenager Celyn Jones has completed her dream foundation apprenticeship working with animals and birds as she builds towards her ambition of becoming a specialist veterinary nurse.
Celyn, 17, from Aberystwyth, will be progressing to an Apprenticeship in Veterinary Nursing - small animal pathway, after recently securing a post as apprentice veterinary nurse with Ystwyth Veterinary Practice in Llanbadarn Fawr, Aberystwyth.
Work-based learning provider Cambrian Training is working closely with the largest meat processing plant and abattoir in Wales to deliver apprenticeships tailored to the company’s need to develop skilled butchers.
Kepak, which has 830 employees at the company’s flagship facilities at St Merryn Merthyr, has already signed up 50 staff on the Welsh Government’s Apprenticeship Programme to upskill and develop its workforce with more being added every month.