Tag Archives: apprenticeships

Somerset’s Lucy Visits Downing Street

Somerset County Council’s Lucy Wilkins inspired the next generation of apprentices during the tenth anniversary of National Apprenticeship Week, before ending the week with a visit to Number Ten Downing Street. Lucy, who was registered deaf from birth and is also losing her sight due to a condition known as Usher Syndrome, first became a […]

Care Leaver among those celebrating 10th National Apprenticeship Week

A care leaver who is currently undertaking an apprenticeship with Somerset County Council has spoken about how the opportunity has changed his future career ambitions. Tommy Wardle, a 25-year-old Apprentice Business Support Officer, is one of 37 apprentices currently working for Somerset County Council. He works with the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Commissioning Team […]

Apprentice recognition at annual award ceremony

Apprentices and employers from across Somerset have been recognised at the 2014 Somerset Apprenticeship Awards. The ‘Grow Somerset Talent’ group, a collaboration of local colleges and training providers including Somerset Skills & Learning, co-hosted the ceremony at the Holiday Inn, Taunton, as part of National Apprenticeship Week. The group has raised awareness of apprenticeships across […]