Businesses specialising in computer science in the north-east are being encouraged to tap into the region’s talented youth through an apprenticeship scheme.
Secondary school children from across Aberdeenshire have this week begun a two-year apprenticeship project designed to prepare them for working in the early learning and childcare sector.
Learning as we get older used to be a big buzz in Government. It was called ‘Lifelong Learning’ but that phrase seems to have disappeared in the last decade which is not a good thing.
One of Aberdeen’s most progressive energy companies is encouraging more youngsters into the industry.
An Aberdeen university will open up almost 200 new graduate apprenticeship places as part of efforts to improve work-based learning in the north-east.
Concerns have been raised that young talent trained by Moray Council could be “poached” by the private sector firms paying bigger wages.
North-east women, fighting against controversial pension changes, attended an apprentice show yesterday in a “tongue in cheek” effort to show up a Westminster MP.
Business groups in Scotland have called for clarity on how to access a £10million pot funded by the apprenticeship levy which comes into force today.
A north-east business owner is convinced that apprenticeships are the best way for people to learn and progress in their chosen careers.
Robert Gordon University is backing apprenticeships by getting involved in a new graduate-apprenticeship initiative.
A north-east man with a double hearing impairment, who was struggling to find a job, is now optimistic about his future after securing a career in catering through an apprenticeship.
A north-east apprentice working in a sheltered accommodation in Aberdeen has been described as a "rising star" just four months into the role.
An apprentice-turned-mentor at one of Aberdeen's biggest companies has revealed that entering the workplace early was the catalyst for rapid career progress.
A campaign is being launched today to demonstrate that apprenticeships offer an excellent starting point in the careers of talented north-east youngsters.
Oil and gas skills body Opito has called for clarity over the impact the £3billion Apprenticeship Levy on the industry after the UK government set out how the controversial tax will work in England.
Four young people are being given the chance to make their mark in the housing industry thanks to the Press and Journal’s Apprentice 100 campaign.
A youngster with the right ingredients can bag the chance to work alongside some top chefs thanks to the Press and Journal’s Apprentice 100 campaign.
A third of the 100 plus workforce at solar and roofing business Forster Group are young people, working out on-site or in the office.
When you tell people you’ve met celebrity chef Jamie Oliver, the first thing everyone asks – without fail – is if he’s as nice in real life as he seems on the TV.
Aberdeen Asset Management has become the latest company to throw its weight behind the Press and Journal’s Apprentice 100 campaign.
Scotland’s most promising apprentices tested their mettle at a national engineering competition in Peterhead this week.
New research from Scottish Gas has revealed that parents in Aberdeen are three times more likely to advise boys to take on an apprenticeship compared to girls.
Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson will be in Aberdeen today to highlight plans to support 10,000 more apprentices.
With an eye on the future, subsea services provider Bibby Offshore understands the importance of valuing and investing in the workforce of tomorrow.
A new apprentice scheme has been launched to provide 20 jobs at the Scottish Parliament.
It’s quite an achievement when a business can boast that almost a third of its staff are apprentices. But Quick Hydraulics managing director Andrew Esson is a champion of apprenticeships in engineering.
A new scheme in Aberdeen which aims to help young people out of care and into jobs is a UK first.
Two local apprentices who are students of the North Highland College UHI have won both First and Second Year Apprentice of the Year awards for the North of Scotland.