apprentice

Webinar: Top tips for taking on an apprentice

Thinking of taking on an apprentice? As work begins to find a new normal and demand seems to be on the rise, could now be a good time to think about taking on an apprentice? If this sounds like something you have been thinking about, Sam Gillespie from JTL will be talking through the process […]

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Webinar: Advice for taking on an apprentice

Been thinking about taking on an apprentice? JTL believes that this is the time to be optimistic and as Britain goes back to work JTL are on hand to support the future training needs for our industry, and to ensure the pipeline of skilled tradespeople continues. Join us on 16 June at 1pm for a live […]

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Latest Graham Apprentice graduate is one of the best in the UK

Ellie Wilding is the latest Graham Plumbers’ Merchant apprentice to finish her course and be taken on full time by the company. In addition to completing the apprenticeship in excellent time, Ellie also came second in Graham’s Local Hero award and Intec’s national Apprentice of the Year awards. Recruited through Intec Business College in November […]

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Just 8% of students are being advised to seek apprenticeships – says YouGov poll

Less than 1 in 12 students (8%) aged 15 to 18 in school or college in 2016/2017 are being advised to seek a work-based apprenticeship afterwards, according to new YouGov survey findings commissioned by the ECA, JTL, and the Joint Industry Board. In contrast, some 85 per cent of students are instead encouraged to go […]

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WaterSafe welcomes youngsters entering the industry

Following new research which reveals that many parents think that having a plumbing qualification is better than a degree, WaterSafe, the UK’s national assurance scheme for the plumbing industry, has pledged its full support to young entrants entering the industry. Launched in October 2013, WaterSafe is an online search facility designed with the dual remit […]

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