February 9, 2012 Leave a comment
The current levels of high unemployment, and difficulties faced by young people in getting into the job market have caused head of construction and contracting firm, Andy Hill, of Hill, to urge more construction companies to provide more apprenticeships. Currently the youth unemployment rates in the UK are at a record high. Of the UK’s 16-22 year olds, 22% are currently out of work.
Mr Hill believes that the provision of apprenticeships is beneficial to all, as once the apprentice is fully trained, he or she becomes a valuable asset to the company. Hills Craft Apprentice Training Scheme (CATS) trains young people in a variety of skills from painting and decorating to ground skills. Read more of this post