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Lewisham Council looks for 30 more young apprentices
YOUNG people in Lewisham can apply for paid apprenticeships in areas such as cookery, plumbing, carpentry, carpentry, caretaking, admin and marketing.
There are 30 new vacancies for the scheme for 16 to 24 year olds which lasts for up to two years with employers including Lewisham Council, The Albany, and Lewisham Homes.
Lewisham Council’s apprenticeship programme was set up in 2008 and has taken on 213 young people to date.
Successful candidates will be paid a minimum of £6.31 per hour and receive on and off the job training as well as working toward a recognised qualification.
Mayor of Lewisham Sir Steve Bullock said: “It’s great to see Lewisham’s apprenticeship programme go from strength to strength.
“These apprenticeships not only provide local employment and training opportunities, but they are also key to making Lewisham a better place to live for residents.”
The closing date for applications is midnight on November 10.
Candidates need to be a Lewisham resident, eligible to work in the UK and have English and Maths GCSE level A-C or equivalent.
To find out more visit lewisham.gov.uk/apprentices.
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