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Our Apprentices Featured in The Guardian

December 13, 2017 - December 13, 2017   


Rounding-off National Apprenticeship Week a selection of our recruits feature in this positive piece on earn-while-you-learn apprenticeships in The Guardian”¦

Featuring a selection of Fashion Enter’s in-house apprentices along with those that have gone through our recruitment programme and landed roles with the likes of Marks & Spencer and New Look, the article champion’s apprenticeships as a way forward for the fashion industry.

Written by Lawrence Wakefield the article begins:

”˜Debt-averse students are shying away from tuition fees of £9,000 a year, and opting instead to try apprenticeships as a way to get the skills they need to find work.

The fashion industry, where practical experience is often preferred to a degree qualification, is one sector that looks set to benefit from what Liam Byrne, shadow universities minister, calls an earn-while-you-learn revolution.

“With a greater demand for UK-made products, there has never been a better time to start a career in the fashion and textiles industry,” says Jayne West, fashion and textiles partnership manager at Creative Skillset. She reckons apprenticeships are a good way to prepare young people to work in fashion.’

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