100 kids line up for new utility apprenticeship

September 2007
Utility Week;9/7/2007, Vol. 27 Issue 20, p29
Trade Publication
The article reports that over 100 14-year-old students will start two-year Young Apprenticeships program in England in September 2007. The scheme is a result of a partnership between schools and employers in the gas and electricity utilities. The program incorporates general certificate of secondary education (GCSE)-level study with work-based learning. Under the program, students learn the principles of engineering and get 50 days' workplace development with a utility or contractor.


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