CELEBRATING NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP WEEK Tuesday, 6 March 2018
During the week, employers and apprentices from across the country share their stories and encourage other people to consider an apprenticeship as a route into a new career.
The Auckland Project currently employs 26 apprentices, with plans to create more apprenticeships in future. Five catering apprenticeships have been funded by The Weston Bursaries, part of The Garfield Weston Foundation.
As part of National Apprenticeship Week, we will be celebrating our apprentices through a series of short films that highlight the fantastic work they do on a day-to-day basis.
These films have been produced by two of our Marketing and Communications apprentices, who have been able to develop a range of new skills over the course of the campaign. They have been involved in the planning and storyboarding of five short films, carried out interviews with other apprentices and edited these segments together into a series of finished films.
Camilla Race, Head of Employability at The Auckland Project said: “When you’re an apprentice, you get the opportunity to apply whatever you’re learning in a real work environment. When supported, apprentices develop good employability skills, which is really important in the world of work. Often college students and graduates haven’t had the opportunity to develop these skills, which means apprentices are ahead of the game when applying for other jobs.”
CASTLE, GALLERIES, MUSEUMS: A LOT TO EXPLORE...
Enjoy a bird's eye view across the town, buy tickets and get all the information you need to enjoy your visit
Once the private home of the Prince Bishops of Durham, the castle was built as a symbol of power and authority
Explore the stunning 17th-century Walled Garden, where we harvest delicious fresh produce for our cafes and restaurants.
The Spanish Gallery is the UK’s first gallery dedicated to the art, history and culture of Spain during the 16th and 17th centuries.
The first museum in England to explore the history of faith in Britain and Ireland, from prehistory to the present day