Students inspired to become engineers

The Northern Echo: EDUCATIONAL VISIT: The students from Darlington's Queen Elizabeth Sixth Form College at Bradford University’s Stem Centre

6:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

STUDENTS were able to try their hand at making bio-plastics in a visit aimed at inspiring their interest in engineering careers.

Training charity receives high praise

The Northern Echo: GLOBAL BASE: Technicians from the Nigeria Liquid Natural Gas Company, pictured during a TTE training programme

6:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A TRAINING charity has been praised for its support towards international students.

Training hub receives top status

The Northern Echo: STATUS JOY: Rob Earnshaw, pictured with apprentices from the Youth Training Academy

6:00am Monday 21st July 2014

AN education centre, founded just two years ago, has been awarded a top status by a learning body.

Teenagers build fencing skills

The Northern Echo: LEARNING GAME: Apprentice Harrison Reed with Andy Gordon from the Thirteen Group

2:03pm Friday 18th July 2014

TEENAGERS are working with a housing group towards fencing apprenticeships.

Internship leads to fashion career

The Northern Echo: Multimedia journalism graduate, Rebecca Greener.

7:02am Wednesday 16th July 2014

A JOURNALISM graduate is carving out a successful career at an alternative clothing label after embarking on a pioneering internship scheme.

College sparks career change for welder

The Northern Echo: NEW SPARK: Neil Jackson has changed his career after going back to college.

10:21am Wednesday 16th July 2014

RETURNING to college was a culture shock for welder Neil Jackson, but has sparked a change of direction and the desire to pursue further studies.

Companies called up to tackle unemployment

10:19am Wednesday 16th July 2014

BUILDING firm Kier Construction and the Ministry of Defence (MoD) are calling on local businesses to provide work experience as part of a groundbreaking new programme to encourage unemployed people into work.

Skills shortages 'a major concern'

The Northern Echo: SKILLS WARNING: Andrew Hebden, Bank of England deputy agent in the North-East, speaks at the conference

6:00am Wednesday 16th July 2014

SKILLS shortages are a major concern for the North-East’s engineering and manufacturers, a conference heard.

Introduction to the engineering world

The Northern Echo: JOBS TALK: Apprentices at Amec, in Lingfield Point, tell pupils from the Education Village about the prospects of working as an apprentice. Amec apprentices are Chris Hawkins, left and Rich Heward, second from left.  Picture: ANDY LAMB (7878829)

6:00am Wednesday 9th July 2014

SCHOOL age engineers were given a first-hand introduction to the industry by a world-leading firm.

Insight into the subsea sector

The Northern Echo: ROYAL OCCASION: Prince Andrew talks to Jake Tompkins, Modus Seabed Intervention's managing director, next to a remotely operated vehicle during his visit to Darlington College earlier this year

9:57am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

TEACHERS were given a first-hand insight into opportunities in the subsea engineering sector with a visit to a UK leading training facility.

University helps social enterprise

The Northern Echo: MINING MOVE: Adam Mendum and Lance Julian, front left to right, with Sam McGurry and Steve Thompson

9:55am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

A SOCIAL enterprise helping community organisations with film and multimedia projects has been set up thanks to an internship project at Teesside University.

Alan secures apprenticeship honour

The Northern Echo: AWARD JOY: Apprentice Alan Simmons, right, with Bryan Bunn, Nortech Group managing director

9:57am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

AN engineer has received an apprenticeship award.

Ellie ready for work after impressing judges

The Northern Echo: NEW JOB: Apprentice Ellie Dunnington

9:57am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

AN apprentice is getting ready to start work after impressing judges in a regional competition.

Women urged to consider engineering

The Northern Echo: YOUNG ENGINEERS: Pupils from St. Aidan's Academy at Darlington College. (7429512)

9:48am Wednesday 25th June 2014

FEMALE pupils at a North-East school were given a first-hand introduction to the opportunities available to them in engineering, as the sector strives to attract more women.

Sarah benefits from graduate scheme

The Northern Echo: NEW JOB: Graduate Sarah Spowart with Simon Brown

9:47am Wednesday 25th June 2014

A TECHNOLOGY company that puts virtual signs in the sky has taken on a graduate.

Construction visit builds career opportunities

The Northern Echo: FOUNDATION FOR JOBS: Pupils from Beaumont Hill Academy get to look round the Wilmmott Dixon Business Hub construction site in Darlington. Picture: SARAH CALDECOTT (7030450)

2:36pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

PUPILS at a North-East school were given a first hand introduction to working in the construction industry.

National Park's launches apprentice search

The Northern Echo: TEAM BUILDING:The North York Moors National Park Authority wants a new IT apprentice

10:54am Wednesday 18th June 2014

THE North York Moors National Park Authority is creating an IT apprenticeship.

Retailer takes on apprentices

The Northern Echo: CAREER MOVE: Jenna Shields, who is an apprentice at Aldi's store in Washington, Wearside. The company has launched a recruitment drive for 24 young workers

10:53am Wednesday 18th June 2014

A DISCOUNT retailer is creating North-East jobs in an apprenticeship scheme.

Project engineers bright future for Edward

The Northern Echo: PROJECT PLACE: Edward John has won a place on Darlington’s Encouraging Engineering Project

6:00am Wednesday 11th June 2014

A PROJECT to develop the brightest engineering talent in the North-East has notched up a baker’s dozen as it celebrates its fifth year.

Apprentice scheme's record results

The Northern Echo: The National Apprenticeship Service says its 100 Days Challenge has helped 1,124 people into apprenticeships. Pictured are youngsters at South West Durham Training, in Newton Aycliffe

10:25am Wednesday 11th June 2014

AN apprentice scheme has revealed record-breaking results after just two months of a campaign.

Hard-working apprentice scoops national award

The Northern Echo: Left to right: Mike Clist CBII, Operations Director of Fullers Brewery, Callum Gallagher, winner of the National Apprentice of the Year Award and John Inverdale, television and radio sports presenter.

6:12pm Thursday 5th June 2014

ONE of the region’s leading hotels is celebrating after an apprentice overcame challenging personal circumstances to scoop a major national award.

Bistro dishes up support for apprentice Jordan

The Northern Echo: WORK EXPERIENCE: Jordan Hinchcliffe, right, with Howards' head chef Andrew Russell

6:00am Wednesday 4th June 2014

A FAMILY-RUN bistro is serving an apprentice with an insight into the world of work.

Letting agent looks for apprentice

The Northern Echo: GROWING TEAM: Pictured from left to right are GFW Letting's Stacey Hogg, Fran Mulhall, Simon Harrison, Lorna Morris and director Holly Armstrong

6:00am Wednesday 4th June 2014

AN expanding letting agent has revealed plans to take on its first property apprentice.

Broker launches apprenticeship scheme

The Northern Echo: APPRENTICE MOVE: Emma Simkins, director at Henderson’s Teesside offices

6:00am Wednesday 4th June 2014

AN insurance broker has launched an apprentice scheme to find the next generation of workers.

Nasir impresses in role

5:59am Wednesday 4th June 2014

AN apprentice has been praised for his work.

Student Stacey's career dream

The Northern Echo: CAREER BOOST: Stacey Dunn

6:00am Tuesday 3rd June 2014

A BEAUTY student is seeing her dreams of a career become reality thanks to a change in Government funding.

Amy secures top apprenticeship

The Northern Echo: BIG OPPORTUNITY: Amy Hart, pictured with careers adviser Cathy Hodgson, is joining a Civil Service apprenticeship scheme

6:00am Wednesday 28th May 2014

A NORTH-EAST student has beaten off competition from 3,000 applicants to secure an apprenticeship targeted at 100 of the UK’s most talented A-level students.

Former apprentice Philip receives 50-year award

The Northern Echo: LANDMARK ACHIEVEMENT: Philip Mercer, left, with Go North-East managing director Kevin Carr

6:00am Wednesday 28th May 2014

A FORMER apprentice coachbuilder has been honoured at an awards ceremony.

Hannah's hard work secures job

The Northern Echo: NEW ROLE: Hannah Burton, who has got a job with Redcar and Cleveland Council

6:00am Wednesday 28th May 2014

A BUSINESS apprentice is feeling the benefits of her hard work after securing a job with a council.

Graduate cuts a new dash

The Northern Echo: BUSINESS EXTENSION: Lox of Love director Victoria Cartwright, left, with retail and marketing associate Tamsin Edwards

6:00am Wednesday 28th May 2014

A NORTH-EAST graduate has tapped into a niche market by opening a hair extension studio.

Elizabeth's work puts firm in top gear

The Northern Echo: Apprentice Elizabeth Close shows off an advertisement at the petrol station

6:00am Wednesday 28th May 2014

A TEENAGE apprentice is driving forward a business thanks to a trip to the petrol station.

College's £300,000 investment for future

5:59am Wednesday 28th May 2014

A NORTH-EAST college has invested £300,000 in computer controlled machining equipment (CNC) to help companies find the next generation of engineers.

Engineering a way for women in sector

6:01am Wednesday 21st May 2014

ENGINEERING firms will be working with schools and colleges next month to encourage more young women to consider careers in the sector.

Engineering firm offers university prize

The Northern Echo: FRESH SUPPORT: ElringKlinger (GB) managing director Ian Malcolm

6:00am Wednesday 21st May 2014

THE hard work of North-East students is being recognised by an engineering firm.

Training provider moves to region

The Northern Echo: NEW FACES: Claire Tallon, from Wynyard Park, welcomes OMA’s Antony Lewis, right, and David Martin, as the company relocates to the North-East

6:00am Wednesday 21st May 2014

AN offshore renewables training company is moving to the North-East.

Medics in safe hands with training deal

The Northern Echo: TRAINING BOOST: Medipro's Brian English, left, with AIS' Paul Stonebanks

6:00am Wednesday 21st May 2014

TWO North-East firms have joined forces to deliver offshore medic training.

Apprentice Chelsea scores with award

5:59am Wednesday 21st May 2014

AN apprentice has been crowned a regional winner at an awards ceremony.

Event for growing your business

11:20am Wednesday 14th May 2014

NORTH-EAST businesses with growth plans are being invited to an event at Nissan’s Sunderland plant to find out how to drive ambitions forward and take advantage of improvements in the economy.

Jobs scheme hits 3,000 mark

The Northern Echo: PRACTICAL WORK: Pupils at Rydal Academy Primary School, in Darlington, learn about bandaging and slinging from Sharon Seymour, of NHS County Durham and Darlington Foundation Trust, at a previous Foundation for Jobs event

11:14am Wednesday 14th May 2014

MORE than 3,000 young people have now benefitted from Foundation for Jobs since the initiative to tackle rising youth unemployment was launched just over two years ago.

Mask maker aims to inspire girls

The Northern Echo: Face masks move along the production line at 3M, in Newton Aycliffe. The company is aiming to get more girls interested in science, technology, maths and science

6:02am Wednesday 14th May 2014

AN industrial face mask maker is working with schools to get more girls studying core subjects.

Sam rewarded for work

The Northern Echo: Cleveland Potash mine at Boulby

6:02am Wednesday 14th May 2014

A MINING company has rewarded an apprentice for his hard work.

Young engineer in pole position

The Northern Echo: (6034558)

11:10am Thursday 8th May 2014

A YOUNG engineer who dreams of working in Formula 1 is in pole position after securing a prestigious scholarship.

Student Amy gains workplace experience

The Northern Echo: ENJOYING IT: Amy Teasdale, right, at The Student Loans Company, in Darlington, with supervisor Emma Price

6:00am Wednesday 7th May 2014

A STUDENT is gaining workplace experience at a major employer as Foundation for Jobs teams up with businesses to increase opportunities for young people with learning disabilities.

Apprentice Natasha helps enterprises boost social media presence

The Northern Echo: Natasha Curry

6:00am Wednesday 7th May 2014

AN apprentice has helped two enterprise networks grow their online presence.

Apprentice Dan praised for hard work

The Northern Echo: Dan Monaghan

6:00am Wednesday 7th May 2014

A NORTH-EAST apprentice has been praised for his work by a training provider.

Firm get new vibe thanks to graduate Chris

The Northern Echo: Chris Wilson

6:00am Wednesday 7th May 2014

A COMPANY is enjoying a new vibe after help from a graduate.

Steel firm welcomes new talent

The Northern Echo: A blast furnaceman during casting operations at Redcar iron and steel maker SSI UK

6:00am Wednesday 30th April 2014

A NORTH-EAST iron and steel maker will welcome its first crop of apprentices in June. 

Taxi firm looks to get people back into work

The Northern Echo: Boro Taxis' Mohammed Bashir

6:00am Wednesday 30th April 2014

A TAXI company is helping get people back into work.

Energy chief says young can show career example

The Northern Echo: EXCITING JOBS: George Rafferty

10:57am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

YOUNG workers in the energy sector can play the greatest role in influencing school pupils to consider the booming industry for a career, a leading North-East figure has said.

Paving the way for a future career

The Northern Echo: SMART METERING: From left, director of business, innovation and development at Gateshead College Mick Brophy, G4S managing director Simon Best and apprentice Josh Larsen

10:11am Wednesday 16th April 2014

UTILITY services firm G4S utility and outsourcing services has invested further in apprenticeships through Gateshead College to equip its workforce with the latest smart metering technology skills.

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