The Leicestershire manufacturing plant of Caterpillar's Building Construction Products Division in Desford has re-launched its pioneering apprenticeship programme with Derby College.
The programme will offer up to 140 young people per year for the next three years with the opportunity to kick-start their future careers.
An Engineering apprentice at Derby College has been recognised by East Midlands Chamber in their annual Enterprising Women awards.
Amber Nicholson (22) from Chaddesden is an apprentice with AESSEAL in Derby which is part of a global company specialising in mechanical seals and support systems.
Amber was nominated for the award by AESSEAL General Manager Andy Stoney (pictured with Amber).
A world-leading automotive manufacturing supplier in Measham has launched an apprenticeship recruitment drive to take on and train 60 young people over the coming months.
Plastic Omnium in Westminster Industrial Estate designs and supplies bodywork components such as bumpers and tailgates for the world's automobile manufacturers and is part of the international Plastic Omnium group which operates in 30 countries.
Award-winning Bespoke Inns is working with Derby College to find an apprentice with the aptitude and passion for everything to do with craft beer and real ale to learn the trade at its fast-growing micro-brewery.
The micro-brewery was launched two years ago at The Boot in Repton and currently produces eight different real ales.
These are distributed and served at all of Bespoke Inns' pubs and restaurants – The Boot, The Dragon in Willington and Harpur's in Melbourne plus a few other selected outlets.
A Derby recruitment consultancy has grown his business with the appointment of a digital marketing apprentice – further strengthening its working links with Derby College. Sky Recruitment Solutions, based at Riverside Chambers in the Cathedral Quarter, has appointed Max Pitt (18) from Duffield through the College's apprenticeship recruitment and training programme.
Personal trainer Jess Guest is the latest young person to land her ideal job thanks to a sports and leisure apprenticeship with Derbyshire Dales District Council. Jess, who is 18 and from Morton, now works full-time at Arc Leisure in Matlock after studying via Derby College while gaining valuable on-site work experience.
Bristol Street Motors Renault Derby has invested in its future workforce after hiring Derby College Motor Vehicle learner Jordan Coles as an Apprentice Technician. Jordan impressed bosses at the Sir Frank Whittle Road dealership during his work placement from Derby College and was subsequently offered a full-time technician apprenticeship.
A former female Derby College Motor Vehicle Apprentice has delivered a keynote speech at an international conference – highlighting the initiatives needed to encourage more women and girls into the industry. Catherine Treanor studied at the College as part of her Motor Vehicle apprenticeship at Station Garage in Belper.