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Training and apprenticeship commitment from Shaylor

wantspacegotspace.co.uk - Training and apprenticeship commitment from ShaylorLeading West Midlands contracting group Shaylor has committed to continue with its on-going apprenticeship and training programme with the employment of three young apprentices and the employment of a former apprentice. 

Shaylor has also signed up to the Jobs & Skills Pledge at Birmingham Gateway New Street Station.  The initiative launched by Network Rail is supported by Mace and Birmingham City Council and aims to promote positive behaviour in supply chain work packages to maximise access to jobs and skills opportunities for local unemployed people.

The three new apprentices include Liam Bliss 20 and Sam Radford 17 who are both employed as trainee carpenters within the Repair & Maintain division of the business whilst working towards attaining their carpentry diplomas at South Birmingham College.

Jordan Davies aged 17 is a trainee quantity surveyor, he is office based working on a number of projects whilst studying for his NVQ L3 in Construction Contracting Operations.

Nineteen year old Sam Smith completed his Advanced Apprenticeship in IT and Telecoms in April and is now in a permanent member of the ICT team.

Stephen Shaylor, Chief Executive at Shaylor Group, said the firm was keen to ensure that young people were given opportunities to reach their full potential, “Having apprenticeships within the business is important as developing the best people starts with  identifying talent and providing training and support at every level of their career development.

“We are delighted to be working in partnership at Birmingham Gateway and be part of a team that is encouraging and facilitating learning and development within our workforce.”

Posted by The Editor (wantspacegotspace) on 6th November 2012 (updated 08/11/2012)

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