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Bright sparks begin electrical apprenticeship training at Telford College

New apprentices have begun their training at Telford College, according to Shropshire Star.

The trainees are on a three-year programme, studying for an advanced level three qualification. The trainees have come from businesses in Shropshire, including Now Electrical, CMK Electrical, Rose Electrical, TC Electrical, Roycroft, Randles Building Solutions, Swancote Energy, Albinroy, Lloyds Electrical Design, and PP Electrical.

Lora Rogers, recruitment officer at Telford College, said: “These apprentices will be attending college once a week to gain practical experience in our own purpose-built electrical installations workshop and modern classrooms during term time.

Lora added: “Apprenticeships help to provide a skilled workforce for the future and are proven to increase staff loyalty and retention by significantly improving their future prospects.

Telford College offers around 40 different apprenticeships, across all subject areas and abilities, and works with nearly 700 employers.