modern apprenticeship


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modern apprenticeship

n
(Education) an arrangement that allows a school leaver to gain vocational qualifications while being trained in a job
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The message to employers of all sizes in Scotland is that they can, and are, benefiting from Modern Apprenticeships.
With modern apprenticeship programmes, a skilled and qualified workforce is created and a pathway leading young people into employment is developed.
After finding the Truth About Youth Creative Digital Modern Apprenticeship, I concluded it sounded perfect – where else could I learn on the job, gain invaluable practical experience, gain qualifications and get paid, all while doing something for the greater good?
23 year-old Danielle Watson from Inverness, who joined the Electrical Contracting Modern Apprenticeship scheme last year, added: I m really enjoying the programme so far.
Josh began his career at the Hair Business in Cowbridge and went on to win the Modern Apprenticeship Learner of the Year Award in 2009.
Food and drink employers in Scotland are being urged to apply for a slice of [pounds sterling]2m funding that will be made available to fund Modern Apprenticeships in the sector over the next year.
As a result, Modern Apprenticeship numbers in the food and drink industry soared from 25 to more than 600 in the space of the year.
The Modern Apprenticeship Awards Wales 09 awards are managed by the Welsh Assembly Government.
YOUNG people looking for a career in business administration, customer service or hospitality can earn as they learn through the Modern Apprenticeships scheme at Halesowen College.
Phil, aged 18, studies once a month at Warwickshire College and is delighted with the modern apprenticeship.
She said: 'Completing a modern apprenticeship is great.
The Foundation Modern Apprenticeship (FMA) and the Advanced Modern Apprenticeship (AMA) give training for a specific job role by giving both job experience and theoretical knowledge.
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