Doncaster apprentices' start work at St Leger Homes housing company
Fourteen young people from across Doncaster are celebrating after securing apprenticeships and student placements with St Leger Homes. Â
Eleven 'traditional' apprentices will join the housing organisation along with three university students who will take up a one-year work placement with the company.
Young people taking up the traditional rolesÂ will receive training up to NVQ Level 3 in a number of different trades within the repairs and maintenance teams and in a variety of business support roles.
There are two apprentice electricians,Â an apprentice joiner; an apprentice bricklayer;Â and an apprentice gas fitter.
St Leger has also recruitedÂ Â five business administration apprentices andÂ Â St Leger Homes' first degree apprentice will joinÂ later in the year.
The three university students on one year work placements will be basedÂ in the people development team, Â the business transformationÂ and the health andÂ safety.
Apprentice bricklayer, Jack Wake said:'I made the decision to choose St Leger Homes for my apprenticeship as they are an award winning company with good career prospects and I know their apprenticeship programme is one of the best in Doncaster.'
Mick Werritt, director of property services, said:Â 'Our apprenticeship and student placement programme offers a fantastic opportunity for people to learn a trade and gain qualifications that will set them up for a successful future career.Â