Apprentice

Wikipedia description of Apprentice https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apprenticeship

The profession of thatching is learned through apprenticeship

Carpentry is another profession learned through apprenticeship
An apprenticeship is a system of training a new generation of practitioners of a trade or profession with on-the-job training and often some accompanying study (classroom work and reading). Apprenticeship also enables practitioners to gain a license to practice in a regulated profession.

Increasing IT Skills in the Scottish Highlands with The Apprentice Store

David Massey introduces us to the Apprentice Store based in Inverness. The Apprentice Store was created in 2016 in response to a shortage of people working in the IT sector across the UK. 

David is Managing Director of the Apprentice Store. He found that that it was more difficult for...

David Massey introduces us to the Apprentice Store based in Inverness. The Apprentice Store was created in 2016 in response to a shortage of people working in the IT sector across the UK. 

Image accompanying the article Increasing IT Skills in the Scottish Highlands with the Apprentice Store

Matthew Dickinson provides some valuable insights to life as an apprentice, working towards a diploma in technology and telecommunications. His final words in the article will ring a chord with many "... young people just need a chance...".

Photograph of Matthew Dickinson, accompanying the article "Matthew Dickinson: Life as an Apprentice in Technology and Telecoms"

Matthew Dickinson: Life as an Apprentice in Technology and Telecoms

We interviewed Matthew Dickinson, a young chap who left school in 2015 with no qualifications. He is now an apprentice with The Apprentice Store based in Inverness. Via the Shirlie project, he had three placements, and his placement within the NHS IT department convinced him that IT was where...