Record apprenticeship pledges

A record-breaking 30,000-plus new placements were pledged nationwide, including hundreds in the north east, during this year's National Apprenticeship Week, held last month.

Thursday, 21st April 2016, 10:24 am
Nick Boles MP.

The total is 7,000 more than in 2015.

Skills minister Nick Boles said: “Apprenticeships offer working people the jobs and training they need to build a great career.”

“An apprenticeship really can take you anywhere.

“Employers have pledged more than 30,000 new apprenticeships. That means over 30,000 more life-changing opportunities for working people.”

To find out more, go to www.gov.uk/naw2016