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Benefits of Apprenticeship option to be highlighted in week of events

Derry City and Strabane District Council is supporting Apprenticeship Week, a Northern Ireland wide initiative that seeks to demonstrate how apprenticeships work for individuals, businesses, communities and the wider economy. From Monday April 26th to Friday April 30th a number of virtual events will take place hosted by local councils, employers, higher education and training…

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Gareth credits success to apprenticeship

Nicor Construction Director Gareth McGuigan has encouraged others to ‘get an apprenticeship, get it completed, and never stop improving yourself’, claiming his own engineering apprenticeship was the key to his current success. Derry City and Strabane District Council is taking part in Northern Ireland’s first ever Apprenticeship Week this week in an effort to demonstrate…

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Derry and Strabane Council shortlisted in APSE awards

Derry City and Strabane District Council has been shortlisted in three categories in the APSE Service Awards 2020. The awards are held annually in recognition of the very best in local government frontline services across the UK. This year, Derry City and Strabane District Council has been shortlisted for three awards in the following categories…

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Council Trainee Shea in running for prestigious Apprenticeship Award

Derry City and Strabane District Council Trainee Electrician Shea Moore is vying for the highest accolade for apprentices in Northern Ireland after a successful first two years of a four year placement.The North West Regional College student has been nominated for the NI Apprenticeship Awards which seek to recognise excellence and showcase the apprentice opportunities available…

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Derry Strabane signs up for Apprenticeship Week 2020

Derry City and Strabane District Council is taking part in Northern Ireland’s first ever Apprenticeship Week next week in an effort to demonstrate how apprenticeships work for individuals, businesses, communities and the wider economy. Apprenticeship Week which is being co-ordinated centrally by the Department for the Economy and supported by Councils, education providers and training…