Category Archives: Local

River Cottage apprentices celebrate graduation

Posted: 27 June 2014

Graduates from River Cottage Chefs’ School have earned placements in top food establishments across the country after completing an intensive 12-month programme. Click Here for the full story

Exeter-based medical practice recommends apprenticeship schemes

Posted: 19 March 2014

Exeter-based Pinhoe & Broadclyst Medical Practice has taken on an apprentice after attending an Apprenticeship Week event organised by Devon County Council. The practice had been looking to take on an apprentice after an increase in their workload.  The new … Continue reading

Apprentices bring fresh talent to East Devon charity

Posted: 19 March 2014

East Devon-based charity, Mind, say they were inspired to take on apprentices after attending a Devon County Council Apprenticeship event. Mind in East Devon and Exeter had been looking to take on an apprentice after realising the opportunity that apprentices … Continue reading

Apprenticeships still growing in popularity

Posted: 5 November 2013

UP to 1,600 apprenticeships are available in Devon as young people decide what to do next after receiving their GCSE and A Level results, according to figures from the National Apprenticeship Service. Click here for the full story

Sewage apprenticeships

Posted: 5 November 2013

Two young women have become the first females in Britain to start an apprenticeship – in sewage. Click Here for the full story

Devon County Council hiring new Apprentices

Posted: 25 June 2013

Devon County Council is one of the largest and most diverse employers in the area offering a wide range of occupations. Whatever job people do, they are making a direct contribution to improving the lives of local people and working … Continue reading

Plymouth Launches Apprenticeship Drive

Posted: 3 May 2013

A year long project called ‘Making Waves’ is being launched later this year. Click here for the full story

River Cottage increase number of Young Chef Apprentices

Posted: 15 April 2013

Celebrity Chef, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall has increased the number of places available for River Cottage’s Young Chef apprenticeship scheme.  

Get paid to take on an apprentice

Posted: 25 March 2013

The apprenticeship grant for employers of 16-24-year-olds aims to support businesses to grow by providing incentives to assist in offering young people employment through the apprenticeship scheme.