Aggregate Industries opens applications for 2023 apprenticeships

Aggregate Industries has launched its 2023 apprenticeship scheme as part of National Apprenticeship Week. The construction materials supplier, which has its headquarters at Coalville in Leicestershire and sites across the country, is seeking to recruit 76 this year, building towards a total of 200 active roles across the business. Apprenticeships allow people in the early […]

Go-Ahead named top apprenticeship employer in the UK transport industry

The Go-Ahead Group has been named as Britain’s top provider of transport apprenticeships in a ranking developed by the Department for Education. The ‘Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers’ list is intended to help future apprentices, parents and careers advisers to identify apprenticeship opportunities at the country’s leading employers. Go-Ahead ranks 13th overall on the list, and […]

Go-Ahead targets career switchers with commitment to hire 1,100 apprentices this year alone

Go-Ahead has set a target to hire 1,100 bus and rail apprentices in 2022. It is encouraging applicants from all ages and career backgrounds. The announcement comes in advance of National Apprenticeship Week, a government-led initiative that highlights the positive impact of apprenticeships across the UK. The group is the biggest provider of apprentice training […]

Amey invests in the next generation workforce across Area 10 highways contract

Five apprentices have been welcomed into their new roles across Amey’s Area 10 contract, as Highways Maintenance Operatives.   This level 2 apprenticeship programme is being offered by SB Skills Solutions and provides both practical and theoretical training, covering all aspects of highways maintenance.    Account Director on the Amey, Area 10 contract, Lucy Fell said: “We want to invest in […]

Thatcham doubles apprentice intake

The motor insurers’ R&D centre Thatcham Research is going to take on two major intakes of new starters planned in the Autumn, with over 150 what it calls much-needed apprentices set to join its programme this year. The first 35 apprentices started on Monday 27 September, followed by a second group which is due to start […]

Amey’s Staffordshire highway team welcomes new apprentices

Amey’s highway team in Staffordshire has announced it has successfully been working with Telford College and Staffordshire County Council to welcome eight highways’ apprentices to the contract.  The eight individuals started working for Amey back in March 2021, covering a variety of highways maintenance and repair roles. The apprenticeship programme run by Telford College provides […]


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