Small and medium-sized Croydon companies wanting apprentices can bid for a share of £200,000 from Friday under the council’s long-term drive to get more young people into work.
New funding is set to see Croydon build on the success of its 100 in 100 campaign, getting apprentices into key business sectors and offering them opportunities to develop their skills.
An innovative Croydon campaign to help 100 residents into a wide range of apprenticeships in 100 days hits 50 at the halfway mark (today, 11 October) with more than 50 further vacancies already pledged.
Two Croydon apprentices have been recognised as among the best in the capital after being shortlisted in next month’s London Borough Apprenticeship Awards.
Three new apprentices have accepted roles at Croydon Council as a campaign to get 100 people into apprenticeships across the borough in 100 working days kicks off.
Apprentices working at Croydon Council are now being paid the London Living Wage, as the authority continues to invest in the borough and the people living within it.
Two new council schemes to increase the number of apprentices in Croydon were launched today (Tuesday) at an event attended by more than 300 students, employers and residents.