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An Apprentice Down Under: Part Three

13/05/2015 by Nicol Dower in  Apprenticeships  |   0 comments

Nicol here again, telling you all about my adventures down under in Australia! I've been working as an electrician for Kruger Electrical, in Perth, for three-and-a-half months now, and I'm really enjoying it. They seem to love my work, treat me like one of the family, and even gave me a van to use!

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Why should you take a plumbing apprenticeship?

06/05/2015 by Ben Bayliss in  Apprenticeships  |   2 comments

Here at JTL, one of our key offerings as a company is plumbing apprenticeships. Knowing that a plumbing apprenticeship can be a four year undertaking might put some people off, but there are plenty of reasons it shouldn’t.

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Getting started: JTL can help you kick off your career

15/04/2015 by Mark Goodwin in  Apprenticeships  |   0 comments

It's tough isn’t it; the time you take deciding on a way forward is often less than the time taken making those first steps? We’ve all been there.

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An Apprentice Down Under: Part Two

25/03/2015 by Nicol Dower in  Apprenticeships  |   0 comments

G'day everyone! Here’s my second blog from Australia and so much has happened. I’ve got a car and a job!

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Apprenticeships: receiving the recognition they deserve

11/03/2015 by Caroline Turner in  Apprenticeships  |   0 comments

Well aren’t apprenticeships flavour of the month at the moment? Finally people seem to have recognised the value and relevance of these vocational education routes and how they can help individuals and businesses to grow and develop.

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Nicol Dower: An Apprentice Down Under: Part One

25/02/2015 by Nicol Dower in  Apprenticeships  |   0 comments

G’day everyone! My name is Nicol, and I’m a fully qualified electrician. I completed a JTL apprenticeship a couple of years ago, and was also one of the charity’s female Ambassadors. And now, I’m on the other side of the world living and working in Australia!

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Asbestos: the myths and facts

18/02/2015 by Steve Smith in  Health and Safety  |   1 comment

Asbestos is still found in many buildings today, and many people fail to realise just how recently it was still regularly used in the building and construction industry. When left undisturbed, it is perfectly safe, but once disturbed, can be a killer.

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Skills gap brings new respect for apprenticeships

11/02/2015 by JTL in  Apprenticeships  |   0 comments

Things have changed in the last few years. There are loads of opportunities out there now for young people wanting to pursue a career in building services as, say, a plumber or an electrician.

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Welcome to the JTL blog...Our 25th Year Anniversary

04/02/2015 by Caroline Turner in  Corporate Message  |   0 comments

Time certainly flies when you’re having fun – and also when you’re doing a worthwhile job! Where have the last 25 years gone? They certainly haven’t been dull and for the individuals who have made all or part of the journey with us at JTL, we have seen many changes.

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