BAE Systems Apprentices to Work on Naval Ships

first_img View post tag: work View post tag: europe View post tag: News by topic BAE Systems Apprentices to Work on Naval Ships 58 new apprentices had their first day at work at BAE Systems starting careers that will see them designing and building naval ships including the Royal UK Navy’s aircraft carriers and new Offshore Patrol Vessels. Share this article BAE Systems opened its doors in Glasgow to the new apprentices who will learn invaluable skills to progress their future careers.As part of an apprenticeship campaign launched by the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills and the Skills Funding Agency, the Ministry of Defence is supporting calls to boost the number of apprentices employed across the country. The ‘Get in. Go far’ campaign demonstrates the Government’s commitment inspiring young people to earn while they learn by taking on an apprenticeship which will allow them to gain the skills and knowledge they need to succeed.Apprenticeships are at the heart of the Government’s drive to equip people with the skills they need to help the economy thrive. Having made a commitment to create 2 million apprenticeships over the lifetime of the current parliament, apprenticeships are something the government truly believes in.Last month an apprentice from QinetiQ spent the day with Minister for Defence Equipment, Support and Technology, Philip Dunne MP to learn how his work fits in to defence as a whole.Mr Dunne said: “I see everyday the contribution that British apprentices make to businesses across the country to ensure that our Armed Forces have the best equipment, technology and support in the world. The defence industry generates over L22 billion turnover for the economy each year and by supporting hard working apprentices and boosting their skills we are securing the UK’s economic future.”[mappress]Press Release, August 21, 2014; Image: UK Government View post tag: Navy View post tag: Apprentices August 21, 2014 View post tag: ships View post tag: BAe Systems View post tag: Naval Authorities Back to overview,Home naval-today BAE Systems Apprentices to Work on Naval Ships last_img

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