Spaces are open to applications from anyone aged 16 and over for the Modern Apprenticeship in Plumbing and Heating programme, including existing employees and new recruits of plumbing firms.
Applicants must be unemployed or contracted to work 16 hours or less a week.
Local employers are invited to book their place at an event that will help them learn more about recruiting apprentices and attracting young people to their workforce.
““Apprenticeships are a fantastic way to get into the industry you are interested in and learn practical skills on the job”
This event will give parents and young people an opportunity to learn more about the three types of Apprenticeships in Orkney
“I just thought I would go along, do my best and see what happened. “
The number of people who started Modern Apprenticeships (MA) in Scotland has gone up and now stands at 27,145
The Modern Apprenticeship Scheme is a great success with 37,000 engaged in the process
Orkney tops the league table of those achieving the high standards of the Modern Apprenticeship scheme at a whopping 93%
“Companies in Orkney will be eligible for additional support to help them employ Modern Apprentices.”