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Where an apprenticeship could lead!

Gareth Rigby is the Trust Executive Director of Property, and he will oversee the Trust’s Apprenticeship Plan to launch 21 apprentice roles in the next four years, having started his career as an apprentice himself in the plumbing and heating trades.

Having done well in the subjects he liked, but less so in the ones he didn’t, when Gareth was leaving school aged 16, he was ready for a change. 

Gareth’s local technical college Technology Campus in St Helen’s, Merseyside, could give him that – “I figured that a four-year NVQ of practical work experience with one day a week in college would allow me to learn something completely new and develop my skills.”Learning the ropes of the electrical, plumbing and heating trades with Cruden Group, he was earning money and growing his skillset while he watched his school friends concentrate on their academic studies at university.

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Our trade apprenticeships are now ready for you to apply!

Our trade apprenticeships are now ready for you to apply!

We need 4 enthusiastic individuals to begin a trade-based career with the core skills of either plumbing or joinery, with the opportunity to develop a multi skilled knowledge base across a range of domestic building tasks, along with the importance of delivering an excellent customer focused service.

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