MP Visits Apprentices at Cardigan Castle

MP Visits Apprentices at Cardigan Castle Ceredigion's MP Mark Williams visited Cardigan Castle this week to meet the 'Cyfle Shared Apprentices' working on the site, and hear more about this apprentice scheme , run by Cyfle.   The Tivy-Side Advertiser Reported : Cyfle Building Skills has been involved with the Cardigan Castle/Castell Aberteifi Project and Andrew Scott Construction for over a year and during that time, have had up to five 'Shared Apprentices' on-site at any one time, gaining a fantastic range experience in every facet of its construction.  The masonry and carpentry apprentices have been involved in helping reconstruct the ancient walls and roofs using...

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NPTC Group Annual Award Ceremony

NPTC Group Annual Award Ceremony Congratulations to Jay Cooper who was awarded Shared Apprentice of the Year supported by NPTC Group, Cyfle Building Skills and Swansea Bay Training Group, the award ceremony was held on Thursday the 18th December 2014,  Jay Cooper is a level 3 plumbing apprentice employed by Cyfle Building Skills,  and has worked with a number of Local Employers.

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CCTAL wins NTFW Medium Employer of the Year Award 2014

CCTAL wins NTFW Medium Employer of the Year Award 2014 Congratulations to CCTAL winning the NTFW Medium Employer of the Year, which was held at the Celtic Manor, Newport Wales on Friday the 31st October.

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Scarlet FM Young Achiever Awards 2014

Scarlet FM Young Achiever Awards 2014 Congratulations to Owain Phillips for Achieving the Scarlet FM Young Apprentice Award 2014, held at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David on Friday 24th October 2014.  This category was open to individuals who have excelled in their apprentice roles and I’m sure you’ll agree that our winner has done just that.  He started his studies in September 2011.  He was a regarded as late starter which is probably why he found it difficult to gain an apprenticeship within a local company. But that didn’t stop him and he was correctly advised to apply for the Pathways to Apprenticeship programme...

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Women In Construction

Women In Construction Pembrokeshire College is building a reputation of attracting females into vocational courses that are traditionally taken by males. Chelbie Jones, 17 from Pembroke, is just one of many helping push females into the forefront of the construction industry.  Chelbie is a second year carpentry apprentice who has benefited greatly by the Shared Apprenticeship Scheme that is supported by ‘Cyfle Building Skills’. Cyfle (which is Welsh for opportunity) Building Skills, aims to provide a service, which supports young adults into sustainable employment within the construction industry. It has been set up to help employers who want to support the development of...

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