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The Chairman of Maldon District Council supports Apprenticeship Week

Published on Tuesday, 6th March 2018

Apprenticeships event march 2018

Cllr Henry Bass, Chairman of Maldon District Council, attended the first of a two-day event run by Jobcentre Plus on Tuesday 6th and Wednesday 7th March.

The event, hosted by Maldon District Council, is part of National Apprenticeship Week; #NAW2018 from 5 to 9 March.

The event brought together a range of apprenticeship providers to offer support and advice to those looking to start their career.

Pictured above is (left to right) Annette Sonnet, Chelmsford College, Tony Ainsworth, Colchester Institute, Kiran Rafferty, Colchester Institute, Nigel Warren, Job Centre Plus, Cllr Henry Bass, Chairman of Maldon District Council, Paul Jenner, South Essex College, Das Colbeck, Jobcentre Plus, Sarah Fullgrabe, Jobcentre Plus, Vicky Thomas, Jobcentre Plus and Julia Walker, Seevic College.

Das Colbeck and Victoria Thomas, Jobcentre Plus, said; “The event has been great; together with our partners we have helped dozens of people. My thanks go to Maldon District Council for supporting this event and to the apprenticeship providers who have made it a success.”

Cllr Henry Bass, Chairman of Maldon District Council, said; “Apprenticeships represent an excellent option for young people looking to start their careers. The Council employs a number of apprentices and is pleased to support this event.”

National Apprenticeship Week celebrates the success of apprenticeships and encourages more people to choose apprenticeships as a pathway to a great career. #NAW2018 is showcasing how apprenticeships work - for individuals, for employers, for the community and for the wider economy. For more information about apprenticeships go to: