First trainee roles announced for Goole rail project

First trainee roles announced for Goole rail project

The 12 apprenticeships will be among the first of up to 700 jobs to be created by the development, along with a further 250 during the construction period and an additional 1,700 UK supply chain roles. A new generation of Tube trains for the London Underground will be built at the East Yorkshire facility and the apprenticeships announcement was made as Mike Brown, London’s Transport...

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Civic leaders hail nursery’s success

Civic leaders hail nursery’s success

A children’s nursery celebrated with an open day as it continued its 20th anniversary celebrations by marking the completion of a new extension and a stamp of approval in the latest Ofsted report. Educare Nursery in Beverley also earned the endorsement of distinguished visitors the mayor of Beverley, Councillor Bryan Pearson, and Councillor Kerri Harold, chairman of the Children and Young People...

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Region’s largest careers event to welcome 3,500 young people

Region’s largest careers event to welcome 3,500 young people

Celebrating returning for the second year of success and delivered by Prospects Events, Skills Humber 2020 is part of the Skills England series, the country’s largest series of skills events. About 3,500 young people are expected to attend this year's event, which will take place at the Bonus Arena on March 4-5. It is being delivered in partnership with Hull City Council, Humber Local Enterprise...

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HETA and Viola Trust target trawler’s return to provide opportunities for young engineers

HETA and Viola Trust target trawler’s return to provide opportunities for young engineers

The Viola Trust and Humberside Engineering Training Association (HETA) are now working on plans for a business event at the training centre to attract investment for the project and to show employers the skills being taught for marine engineering and other disciplines. The Viola was built in Beverley in 1906 and operated from Humber Dock – now Hull Marina – as part of the Hellyer fleet of boxing...

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Instructors make move to train engineers of the future

Instructors make move to train engineers of the future

Two colleagues who traded expertise in a remarkable reversal of roles are urging others to make the move from industry to instructing and train the engineers of the future. As a workshop supervisor at Daifuku Logan in Hull, Matt Shackleton relished the task of passing on his skills to apprentices including Sean Edwards, who at the time was a young learner from Humberside Engineering Training...

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