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Applications open for exciting apprenticeship opportunities

19 October 2020
Thurrock Council has opened applications for a range of apprenticeships across its services.
Cllr Deborah Huelin, Cabinet member for central services, said: "Through to Sunday 1 November, people will be able to explore the new apprenticeships we have available within the council and submit an online application.
"Whether it’s in business administration, project management or a bespoke offer from one of our services, apprenticeships are a great way to 'earn while you learn', providing on-the-job-training whilst studying for a nationally-recognised qualification."

Apprenticeship Levy funding available for Thurrock businesses

19 February 2020
To support our ambition to make Thurrock a great place to work and learn, we are sharing some of our apprenticeship levy to enable small businesses in the borough fund new apprenticeships.
The funding can be used by Thurrock employers to recruit new apprentices or to upskill their existing workforce.
Cllr Deb Huelin, Cabinet member for central services and communities, said: "If you are a local business who could use the levy to recruit a new apprentice or offer a fantastic leaning opportunity to existing employees, please do get in touch with the council.

National Apprenticeship Week event to promote exciting local opportunities

29 January 2020
An event this February is set to inspire young people and adults of all ages to explore local apprenticeship opportunities in Thurrock.
The event, taking place on Thursday 6 February in Grays, will bring together local employers, training providers and services to share the range of exciting opportunities that are available. Free information sessions for parents will also be available to provide expert advice around apprenticeships and the various levels of qualifications that are on offer.

Council seeks to inspire prospective new apprentices during National Apprenticeship Week

8 March 2019
Thurrock Council is encouraging people of all ages and backgrounds to consider an apprenticeship as a route to an exciting new career.
The council has hosted a variety of events during National Apprenticeship Week, promoting apprenticeships as a genuine alternative to college, university and other career paths.
Dozens of young people and their parents or carers attended a drop-in information evening, hosted by the council's Inspire Youth Hub at The Ockendon Academy/Studio School on Wednesday evening (6 March).