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York College apprentices prove value in Covid-19 crisis

A keen apprentice has been using his new-found skills to help equip hospitals during the pandemic says York Press.

Curtis East is one of numerous trainees who have been proving their value by supporting businesses during the Covid-19 crisis.

The systems engineer apprentice went the extra mile for his employer,10 Squared, in Pocklington, by building ventilator cases for hospital use.

Sarah Pearson, of 10 Squared, said: “Curtis really stood out for us, putting himself forward for additional shifts and being extremely versatile.”

Kerry Jephson, head of business development at York College, said: “The value and impact of apprenticeships for business recovery and growth has never been more relevant.”