Peterhead’s biggest employer has claimed it needs to privately educate dozens of local pupils each year so apprentices can pass a basic aptitude test.
RWG (Repair & Overhauls), an Aberdeen firm specialising in the maintenance, repair and overhaul of industrial gas generators and power turbines, launches the latest edition of its long-running apprenticeship programme today.
Finance Secretary Derek Mackay has pledged to support apprentices by allocating more than £200million to enhance their skills and development.
A Tyneside teenager followed in her father’s footsteps yesterday by starting her journey from offshore cub to future offshore tiger.
A bumper crop of more than 100 new apprentices are swelling the ranks of the North Sea oil and gas workforce.
A trio of training providers have found space for more than 100 engineering apprentices who were left stranded by the closure of an Aberdeen organisation.
The Scottish Government has increased its target for new apprentices to 28,000 and announced extra funds for key areas including dental nursing and management.
Peterhead-based engineering firm Score Group celebrated the graduations of almost 50 apprentices earlier this month.
More than a dozen apprentices left high and dry by the closure of an Aberdeen organisation have found a new training centre – 30miles up the road in Peterhead.
Some three years ago, I chaired a Commission on Developing Scotland’s Young Workforce.
CHC Helicopter’s aviation apprenticeship programme has produced its first batch of graduates.
Most of a group of young apprentices dumped by administrators of the failed offshore fabrication company Enterprise Engineering Services (EES) have been rescued.
Nearly 120 oil and gas apprentices have been made redundant in the last 18 months, according to Scottish Government figures.
Many school leavers in Scotland are being put off joining apprenticeship programmes due to widespread misconceptions about pay and qualifications, a study suggests.