Graduate Jennifer plays key role in family life

The Northern Echo: JOB PLACE: Jen Norman, graduate intern at Family Placements Services in Darlington.         Picture: ANDY LAMB (9809553)

6:00am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A CHALLENGING internship will see a young graduate help young children and couples become families.

Young unemployed deserve more help, says Prince's Trust

The Northern Echo: Ann Marie Patterson

8:01am Wednesday 27th August 2014

AS the North-East emerges from the recession, and is once more on the road to economic recovery, only now are we beginning to see real growth in our local industries, writes Jonathan Townsend, Regional Director, North of England, The Prince’s Trust

Site apprentice on ladder to success

The Northern Echo: Liam Harrison

6:17am Wednesday 27th August 2014

AM ambitious apprentice site manager has a promising career ahead of him after being shortlisted for the National Apprenticeship Awards.

A drive for new talent

The Northern Echo: Back: Warren Portues (left) and Chris Ferguson with Jack Errington (front left) and James Grady.

7:26am Wednesday 27th August 2014

STOCKTON-BASED mechanics North Eastern 4x4 have expanded their team by taking on a newly-qualified apprentice.

Engineering apprenticeship success

The Northern Echo: ENGINEERING TALENT: From left,  Angela Fleming, business development officer at Derwentside College, with Simon Howard, operations manager at Pinnacle Re-Tec and apprentices Samantha Johnson and Adam Panting

5:24pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A FEMALE student has beaten all the males on her course by winning an apprenticeship with a leading north east engineering firm.

Training scheme for businesses operating in the region's Protected Landscape

The Northern Echo:

5:43am Wednesday 20th August 2014

THE Northern Lands Partnership has launched a training scheme for businesses operating in the region's Protected Landscapes.

New recruits at chemicals firm

The Northern Echo: Apprentices aand managers at Lucite Plant,  New Road, Billingham
Pic by Doug Moody Photography 9/8/14 (9335955)

12:02pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

CHEMICAL company Lucite International has taken on a team of talented new recruits.

Super Sam beats the boys to apprenticeship

The Northern Echo:

12:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A FEMALE student has beaten all the males on her course by winning an apprenticeship with a leading North- East engineering firm.

Armed forces get insight into oil and gas careers

The Northern Echo: Troops hear about careers in the oil and gas industry

8:32am Wednesday 13th August 2014

OPITO, the skills organisation for oil and gas, has been arming a squadron of soon to be ex-military with the inside track on the industry and how their Armed Forces background can transfer into a new career.

Mature pupils master the web

The Northern Echo: Julie Boyack, deputy chief executive of Age UK South Tyneside, with Phil Richardson of Atlas Cloud, working with 75-year-old Fred Lees at the Age UK offices.

7:06am Wednesday 13th August 2014

CHARITY Age UK is using cutting edge computer technology to cut its costs – and teach a class of mature pupils how to master the web.

Nissan trainees have the drive to succeed

The Northern Echo:

10:20am Wednesday 13th August 2014

A NORTH-EAST college is celebrating after the success of a traineeship scheme which has resulted in more than 70 young people winning apprenticeships and permanent employment.

Trainer addresses shortage

10:19am Wednesday 13th August 2014

A TRAINING provider says it has added more offshore courses to deal with a skills demand.

Employers – recruit just one intern and claim £11,000

10:18am Wednesday 13th August 2014

Laura Woods, of Teesside Univeristy: Taking on a talented graduate under this scheme can help a company to complete a specific project

Salary boost for internships

6:17am Wednesday 13th August 2014

ENGINEERING companies which recruit a graduate intern during August are amongst the firms which could be eligible for up to £11,000 towards their salary.

Jobs foundation plans a host of events

The Northern Echo: George Lizun (corr), a pupil at Firthmoor Primary School, crosses a 14-metre suspention bridge, built by the school, in Darlington College as part of a Foundation for Jobs event last year.

7:16am Wednesday 6th August 2014

A HOST of events to inspire young people’s interest in sectors offering major employment opportunities here in the North-East are planned for the new academic year.

Success for North-East trainees

The Northern Echo: Some of the Derwentside College trainees.

7:37am Wednesday 6th August 2014

A NORTH-EAST college is celebrating after the success of a traineeship scheme which has resulted in more than 70 young people winning apprenticeships and permanent employment.

Car parts maker's apprenticeship recognition

The Northern Echo: APPRENTICESHIP COMMITMENT: Mike Matthews MBE, Nifco UK managing director and European operations officer

6:00am Wednesday 6th August 2014

A CAR parts maker has been nominated for an award highlighting its commitment to apprenticeships.

RAF pilot offers start-up advice

The Northern Echo: Business Advisor Joe Greener

6:44am Wednesday 30th July 2014

FORMER Armed Forces personnel can tap into the expertise of a former Royal Air Force helicopter specialist to pursue a path into self employment.

Accountancy firm praised for apprentice work

The Northern Echo: APPRENTICE FOCUS: Pictured from left to right are Mitchells Grievson's Lauren Westgarth, Abbey Winterburn, Hannah Dinsley, Andrew Houghton, and Nigel Rea

4:58pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

AN accountancy practice has been recognised for its commitment to training apprentices.

Distribution firm delivers more young workers

The Northern Echo: NEW FACES: Stiller Warehousing and Distribution managing director Paul Stiller, pictured with his young recruits

6:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A FAMILY-RUN distribution firm has reiterated its commitment to training young people by taking on another apprentice.

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.

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