was proud to win the Regional event of the National Apprentice Awards and were named amongst the Top 100 employers of apprentices within the UK and are fully committed to continue sponsoring apprentices to ensure that there exists a way of bringing highly skilled talent into the industry and currently support a number of apprentice programmers including adult apprentices via the armed forces.
The project should create 55 jobs and around 300 during construction and help to safeguard around 170 existing roles in LCUK
and more than 200 jobs for companies across the value chain.
Steve Grant, managing director of the TTE Technical Training Group, said: "The sponsorship of apprentices provided by employers like LCUK
is vital, not only to provide young people with essential skills and training opportunities, but to ensure that companies can recruit from a pool of talented and competent entrants to industry.
The project should create 55 direct new jobs, around 300 during construction plus help to safeguard around 170 existing roles in LCUK
and well more than 200 jobs for companies across the value chain.
A number of the apprentices were supported by Artenius and therefore lost their support, but LCUK has agreed to continue with the apprenticeships.
Stephen Trillo, of LCUK, said: "We need to attract good young people into our industry and the support of apprenticeship schemes with professional providers is one of our key objectives.
Organising charity LCUK
is part of the Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation and tries to look at the effect the disease has on young people when a relative or friend is diagnosed.
is kicking off their appeal with the first ever race of rubber ducks along the River Mersey on July 6 as well as a host of other events in the pipeline.
But the dinner will have a dual purpose - to raise funds for LCUK
(Lung Cancer UK) - the new campaigning arm of the Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation, whose new initiative is ``Kids Take Up The Challenge.
The nine recruits taken on by LCUK
include five apprentices who were previously supported by Artenius.
is a national health awareness campaign, targeting young people through schools and colleges.
- Lung Cancer UK - is the latest fundraising arm of the Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation, which is inviting children to take up the challenge of raising awareness and funds for the cancer charity.