Gloucestershire's Apprenticeship Champions 2019


Lister Unified Communications Stonehouse TELECOMMUNICATIONS

Five staff at this Stonehouse-headquartered telecommunications expert have just completed their apprenticeships.“It is about staff personal development.Apprenticeships are definitely a large part of that. It gives them something to work for and strive for, and it energises staff. It is about investing in your staff.” Over the next 12 months, it expects to start 10 more apprenticeships l


EDF Gloucester ENERGY


NHS Gloucestershire HEALTH Spearheaded by the University of Gloucestershire, in collaboration with local Gloucestershire Hospitals

With its UK headquarters in Gloucester, the French-owned energy giant has an estimated 235 on its apprenticeship schemes. In 2019 it will be looking to take on 45 ‘across several different schemes’. Recruitment is already underway for a September 2019 start. “Apprentices are vital to EDF Energy, as they are a key part of the wider recruitment pipeline, replacing those retiring from the business and bringing new ideas to our industry. Many of our apprentices soon go on to more senior roles within the company. Indeed the current managing director of the Generation business and many of his executives started as apprentices” l

NHS Foundation Trust, Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust, NHS Trust 2gether, NHS Foundation Trust, NHS Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group and new partner Order of St John’s Care, the county saw a new series of apprenticeships emerge this year. “We have a huge cohort of Nursing Associates (42) from the local Gloucestershire NHS Trusts who started a higher apprenticeship in September with us,” said a spokesperson for the university l

Clarkson Evans Staverton ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR A pioneer – and a Top 100 Apprenticeship Employer – the electrical contractor pursued apprenticeships training and invested in its profession despite prevailing fashions, and has been proved ahead of its time – time and time again. Its training school, which sits alongside its main electrical contracting business, is highly thought-of. It currently has more than 200 apprentices and will be looking to take on more than 50 in 2019.“By introducing an apprenticeship scheme to your business, you will help young adults to begin building on their practical skills.This in turn would contribute to a greater skilled group of employees for your business” l 200 APPRENTICES

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