Council supports youths with apprenticeship scheme

13:35 09 August 2012

Archant

Torridge District Council has opened three vacancies to help combat youth unemployment.

A COUNCIL in North Devon has created three opportunities for young people to take on an apprenticeship.

Torridge District Council is offering apprenticeships in either finance, human resources or general business administration as part of its drive to combat youth unemployment.

Cllr Barry Parsons, leader of the council, said: “I am delighted that the council is about to recruit a number of apprentices.

“As a council we are keen to see local employers introduce good development opportunities and these appointments will show that the council is leading by example.

“Each of the apprentices will benefit from a structured learning programme organised by our partners, Petroc, whilst working as part of a progressive team.”

Apprentices will earn £10,000 per annum and each programme will last at least 12 months.

To apply visit www.apprenticeships.org.uk

0 comments

Other News Stories

Yesterday, 16:40
The Pride in Ilfracombe winners with their awards and Mayor, George Squires. Picture: Sam Scott

Unsung heroes and heroines of all ages step forward at the Pride in Ilfracombe Awards.

Read more
Yesterday, 16:39
Barnstaple will see in 2015 with a fireworks display, it has been confirmed.

Firms stump up the cash to help town see in 2015 in style.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:46
The pups in their new home

Wildlife and Dinosaur Park team up with RSPCA to help seal pups

Read more
Yesterday, 11:39
Kevin Carlyle’s festive lights display in Springfield Road, Bickington. Picture: Submitted

Festive display pulls in the crowds – and donations for air ambulance.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 9°C

min temp: 8°C

Most Read News

Family notices
Subscriptions
Reader travel
Advertise
Photo Orders
Competitions
Facebook
Twitter
North Devon Football League
North Devon Gazette E-edition

Digital Edition

Image
Read the North Devon Gazette e-edition today E-edition
North Devon�s trusted business finder