Today, BBC Radio Lancashire spoke to Themis apprentices about the growing popularity of Apprenticeships in England.
Getting a job after leaving school, college or even university can be tough for young people, which may be one of the main reasons Apprenticeships are rapidly increasing in popularity. Themis
Apprenticeships have quickly become some of the most sought-after courses in Lancashire and BBC Radio Lancashire
came to Burnley College campus to speak to some of Themis' Apprentices about their experiences.
As well as talking about personal experiences, there was also a chance for Apprentices and Burnley College students to find out more about the BBC's own brand new Apprenticeships.
You can listen to the show below using the BBC "listen again
" feature on the BBC Radio Lancashire mini-site. Click on the image to go straight there and listen from 2:09:00 which is when the Apprenticeships feature begins.
Speaking to some of Themis' Apprentices revealed that it was the combination of real work experience and a regular salary that encouraged each individual to pursue an Apprenticeship, each underlining the importance of networking and gaining experience when trying to break into a competitive environment as a young person.
If you're interested in how a Themis Apprenticeship could open up your career opportunities, visit the Themis website
or contact Student Services who'll be happy to help discuss your further education and career options.
Source Url: http://www.burnley.ac.uk/bbc-lancashire-themis-apprenticeships/