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100 in 100 days

TRAIN: Oliver Prior, centre, with Mark Taplin, right, and a BMW technician.

Oliver is well on his way to a career in the motor industry

SKILLS: Rhys Humm, director of Holywell Water, with new apprentice Shannon Brimmell.

Apprentice Shannon, 17, is ‘sure to be big success’

opportunity: Cross Motor Engineering’s Luke Cross with apprentice Matthew Quinney.

Ex-apprentice Luke maintains tradition

FLOWER POWER: Customer service assistant Emma Gibson.

Growing your own future thanks to garden centre

EVERY DAY DIFFERENT: Helen Morrison is an apprentice with Evesham firm Buzz Electrical through the JTL national building trade training charity.

I couldn’t begin to list all the skills I have learned

Happy: Jade King

Since becoming an apprentice I’ve been able to learn loads

READY FOR BREAKFAST: A conference outlining the benefits of apprenticeships will take place at Sixways on April 19.

It’s great for young people – and firms

Apprentice scheme is a grand idea

HARD AT WORK: Apprenticeships allow youngsters to learn and get paid at the same time

Our apprentice was so good we got another

COME AND JOIN US: Staff at the Avant Garde salon in Warndon Villages, Worcester, could be joined by an apprentice as they have launched a competition to search for one. From left: Claire Carter, Aimee Boulton, Chelsie Wilson, Naomi Beswick, Natalie Allen.

Avant Garde looking for person who is cut above

Learning a new trade could help to secure a bright future for youngsters.

Another chance to find an apprenticeship

SUCCESS: Jay Lawson-Pearce

100 in 100 smashes its target!

THUMBS UP: Apprentice Alex Williams with Guy Marson, director of Modus Creative in Foregate Street, Worcester.

I’ve been given a great opportunity

MILES OF SMILES:  Apprentices who have gone on to take up positions within Property Care Partnership. From left, Michael Whalley, Kris Kriesel, Craig Phillpots, Sam Benson, Tom Rose, Sean Dixon, Russell Cook, Richard Cooper, Simon Johnson and Tom Bates. I

Many of our apprentices are now fully qualified

WELL DONE: Eve Pollard presents Cayleigh Roddam with her award.

Cayleigh, 18, is in win, win situation

MP adds weight to scheme to help the young find work

Faye Hanks, co-owner of the Priory Café near Bromsgrove, is keen to give a head start to someone.

Café serves up a great chance

BIG HIT: Scott Alcock with Geoff Miller, chairman of England’s cricket selectors.

Scott is at the top of his trade

FULL ENGLISH: Karen Woodward, left, of the National Apprenticeship Service, with Kathryn Wagstaff, project manager of Finditinworcestershire at the apprentice-themed breakfast meeting.

Business meeting told of the importance of apprentices

FULL OF PRAISE: John Wootton told the audience that ‘on the job’ experience is vital.

Our young people are a worthwhile investment

ENROLLED: Hotel staff Natalie Bedford and Marion Kula.

Training has helped to boost our hotel careers

DESERVED: Eve Pollard gives Jasmine Smith her award.

Speaker Eve is 'an inspiration'

campaign: Representatives of the National Apprenticeship Service, Speller Metcalfe, Worcester Technology College and the West Midlands Contractor Framework, with some of the apprentices.

Firm helps youngsters build a better future

APPRENTICESHIP JOY: Harry Dewson and Katie Evans.

We’re supporting youngsters as they develop their careers

Chamber of commerce backs 100 apprentice campaign

Jamie Robinson, Natalie Smith, Ross Newey and Gill Hiatt have been taken on at Oakland International in Redditch.

College forges new links with firms in county

OFFER: Ninety-five Creative has an opening for an apprentice.

We have topped the 50 mark in apprenticeships campaign

SUPPORTIVE: Jess Fletcher.

School reaps benefits of apprentice scheme

SUPPORT: Robin Walker MP

Well done, Worcester News

Lucinda Dancer, aged 20, who works for Airbus, has been named south west higher apprentice of the year.

Apprentice Lucinda is flying high after winning top award

PLEASED: Laura Dyke, right, received a highly commended prize in the Higher Apprentice of the Year category in the West Midlands regional section of the National Apprenticeship Awards.

Laura wins apprentice prize

A perfect 10 – now for more

PLEASED: Sian Webley, pictured with paralympic swimmer Sascha Kindred, has found apprenticeships beneficial.

Fantastic five sign up to 100 campaign and more will join

GETTING A HEAD START: Mike Ashton and Alice Russell.

Youngsters learn working on the job

HELPING SCHOOL LEAVERS: Supervisors Kevin Parkes, left, and Colin Allcut, right, help apprentice Ali Ewida to programme one of the latest machine tools at Yamazaki Mazak’s headquarters in Worcester

Young people are key to our future

Let's give our youngsters a chance

Let's give our youngsters a chance

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