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Opportunities ready and waiting for apprentices

Nov 27 2015

Apprenticeships LogoDudley College has put a call out to individuals across the borough and beyond looking to learn whilst they earn with over 50 immediate apprenticeship vacancies waiting to be filled.

The college works with employers both in Dudley and across the country to provide an end-to-end service in matching candidates to opportunities and supporting them through their on-the-job training through to achievement of qualifications.

Apprenticeships currently open to applicants range from administration positions with Homeserve in Dudley through engineering with Ash & Lacy Building Products in West Bromwich to warehousing at XPO Logistics in Manchester. All of the apprenticeships offered are paid posts and provide individuals aged 16 or over with the opportunity to combine working with studying for a work-based qualification - from GCSEs or equivalent up to degree level.

Dudley College has been recognised for its apprenticeship success rates, being ranked third in the country and with achievement rates for intermediate and advanced apprentices some 20% above the national average.

It currently has over 2400 individuals enrolled on apprenticeships following a wide range of frameworks at an intermediate, advanced or higher level.

Shaun Hunt, Assistant Principal at Dudley College said of the current vacancies, “We’re delighted to be working with employers who want to invest in their future workforce. There are some really exciting opportunities. We are looking for keen, ambitious individuals who feel that the combination of learning and practical experience is right for them to fill these immediate vacancies. It’s a definite win-win.”

More information is available from Dudley College either on its website or by ringing The Employment Hub on 01384 363 082.