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Council apprentices up for a challenge

A team of nine apprentices from Plymouth City Council is competing in the national Brathay Apprenticeship Challenge. The team are currently taking part in regional heats and are assessed on their delivery of a community project that benefits young people in the local area, as well as activities that raise the profile of apprenticeships within the […]


Councillor Smith, Sports Development Manager Louise Kelley, Senior Apprentice Co-ordinator Ken Holder and apprentices Ashley Piggott and Jeorgia Best promoting Ping! Party Plymouth at Oceana

Plymouth apprentices party with Ping!

Apprentices are being invited to a very special party at Oceana Plymouth on Friday 18 March. Ping! Party Plymouth will have all the usual attractions of a top night out – great music, light show, house DJ and licensed bar (for the 18-and-overs) – but with a difference. It will also include loads of table […]


PCC apprentices are regional winners

Yesterday a team of apprentices from Plymouth City Council took a huge leap towards becoming the Brathay national apprentice team of the year. At the House of Commons, the Council’s team of dynamic young apprentices were announced as one of eight teams (out of an original 47) to make it through to the final. This […]


New Apprenticeship campaign aims to fill hundreds of vacancies

A new campaign is being launched in Plymouth to encourage more young people to take up the hundreds of local apprenticeships that are still available. The city has a reputation for delivering exceptional apprenticeships but despite there being more than 6,000 apprentices in Plymouth, there are still around 300 vacancies. The 1000 Club has launched […]


New apprentices to get recycling sorted

A group of young people are getting sorted at Weston Mill and Chelson Meadow Recycling Centres as apprentices. Nine apprentices are now learning the ropes at both sites as part of an apprenticeship run by the charity, Groundwork, in conjunction with City College Plymouth. And a further eight will be starting at Chelson Meadow Recycling […]