Latest Apprenticeship Stories

2008-07-07 15:00:37

By Richard Metcalf Journal Staff Writer Travis Arnall had tried community college and jobs like framing new houses, remodeling old ones and working a phone at call centers when, at age 30, he signed up for a five-year apprenticeship to become a plumber.

2008-07-03 00:00:22

City College Plymouth is holding an open day to show off apprenticeships ranging from plumbing to floristry on Saturday. Young people aged 16 to 25 can change their lives and carve out a career with the help of the college's Work Based Learning Department.

2008-07-03 00:00:22

A Pioneering course launched by Cheshire College which offers pupils the chance to work in the food industry while studying is proving a success. The Young Apprenticeship in Food Manufacture is open to school pupils aged 14 to 16.

2008-06-25 15:02:53

By Daniel Barbarisi A steel-fabrication company is teaming with Providence to train workers in the field. This story of statewide business interest previously appeared in a local news section. PROVIDENCE -- Michael Caparco Sr.

Word of the Day
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.