Cornwall Apprenticeships

Case Studies

Apprenticeships span a huge range of industries and organisations, and there’s no upper age limit on becoming an apprentice. Here are some of the stories from employers and apprentices in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

Baker Tom’s Bread

Baker Tom’s Bread was so impressed with their first ever apprentice that they hired two more. Baker Tom’s Bread began life in Tom Hazzeldine’s kitchen more than ten years...

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Bluefruit

Cornwall-based software developers Bluefruit has welcomed apprentices for a number of years, engaging with young people to help combat the skills shortage in the sector. Bluefruit develops embedded software...

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Vision Independent Financial Planning

Although fairly new to apprenticeships, Vision Independent Financial Planning can already see the benefit of using apprentices in the business. Having welcomed their first tranche of Level 2 business...

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Hertzian

Cornwall-based technology company Hertzian has welcomed several apprenticeships through its doors over the past three years. Hertzian, a technology company focusing on data feedback analysis, currently has five apprenticeships...

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Whyfield

Truro-based accountants Whyfield has employed apprentices since first opening its doors in 2014, even hiring an apprentice as its first ever employee. Whyfield is a general accountancy practice with...

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Mark Holden, Victoria Inn

Publican Mark Holden has been an award-winning provider of apprenticeships for several years, believing they have added value and helped the productivity of his three businesses. He currently has...

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Cornish accountants RRL

Apprenticeships are a well-established and integral part of Cornish accountants RRL. The firm, which has had an apprenticeship programme in place for the past 10 years, currently has eight...

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TESTIMONIALS

We have seen many employees progress through apprenticeships, giving us the opportunity to produce high quality engineers

Darren Etherington, Production Director at Watson-Marlow

The value that the apprentices have added to our business has paid this back many times over

Michelle Pearce, Practice Director, RRL accountants

Apprenticeships aren’t just entry level jobs for youngsters coming straight out of school – they’re fantastic opportunities for upskilling existing employees too

Publican Mark Holden, Victoria Inn

It is absolutely essential that new blood is developed for the Bakery industry which is best done via the apprenticeship route

Mark Norton, Managing Director at Prima Bakeries

Apprentices invigorate our crews and the new roles have created a lot of excitement within the Service

Kathryn Billing, Cornwall Fire, Rescue and Community Safety Service Group Manager