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  • 3 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Apprentices who are going to work for Statoil on the Norwegian continental shelf, 33 of them, gathered Wednesday at the VilVite Bergen science center to meet with their instructors. This year Statoil is recruiting 131 apprentices. On Wednesday, September 2, they started on the introduction programme they must complete before they start working for the Norwegian […]

  • 22 May 2013

    ASC has welcomed 43 new apprentices to its submarine maintenance and shipbuilding business, making its apprenticeship program one of the largest in South Australia. ASC Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Mr Steve Ludlam, said the new intake brings ASC’s total number of apprentices to 130. “ASC is committed to developing skill and talent in […]

  • 22 December 2011

    Austal has recognised the skills and dedications of its apprentices at its annual Apprentice of the Year ceremony with Richard Taylor of Silver Sands announced as the Austal 2011 Apprentice of the Year. The Apprentice of the Year Awards allows Austal to recognise those Apprentices who have excelled in their department. The company, based in […]

  • 14 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Australia’s leading national submarine and shipbuilder, ASC, has welcomed 23 new apprentices to its workforce. ASC Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Mr Steve Ludlam, said this takes ASC’s total number of apprentices to 137. “ASC is proud to be one of the largest employers of apprentices,” said Mr Ludlam. “We are committed to leading […]

  • 12 February 2013

    BAE Systems has announced that they plan to recruit 387 engineering and business apprentices across their UK businesses in 2013 – the highest intake since 2008 – and 60 more than the Company recruited in 2012. The announcement comes as Prime Minister David Cameron continues to urge businesses across the country to take on apprentices […]

  • 4 March 2014

    Huntington Ingalls Industries hosted commencement exercises Saturday for the company’s Apprentice School at Newport News Shipbuilding. The graduation, held at the Liberty Baptist Church Worship Center in Hampton, celebrated 137 apprentices representing 18 trades and four advanced programs. Forty-four apprentices completed an optional, advanced program, and 44 apprentices graduated with honors. Seven apprentices graduated with […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Siemens Subsea in Ulverston, Cumbria is hosting, for the second year running, the welcome programme for the latest crop of apprentices. These new apprentices will join Siemens businesses across the North of England, including Ulverston, Manchester, Leeds and Congleton. Siemens Subsea is also taking on a record 16 apprentices this year. The apprentices will all […]

  • 3 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    Statoil received 400 more applications compared with last year and the company is taking on 181 new apprentices, compared with 168 last year. “With apprentices we are building future competencies, not just for us, but for society at large. Statoil is an attractive workplace for apprentices and the young people we are taking on are […]

  • 19 June 2013

    Twenty-eight apprentices from Newport News Shipbuilding’s Apprentice School were among the 418,500 Americans who gave their lives to protect America’s freedom during World War II. To honor these fallen heroes, maritime artist Thomas C. Skinner painted the “Memorial Mural” in 1947. Now, more than 70 years later, the mural will get a restorative facelift. The […]

  • 13 April 2012

    Offshore Group Newcastle (OGN) one of the UK’s leading EPC service providers to the offshore oil & gas and offshore wind energy sectors, announced that four final year apprentices have been hired to complete their apprenticeship at the OGN Hadrian yard facility. The news comes as light relief for the four apprentices (3 Welders and […]

  • 27 July 2012

    The U.S. Department of Labor will recognize Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PSNS & IMF) and Norfolk Naval Shipyard’s (NNSY) apprentice programs, as 21st Century Registered Apprenticeship Trailblazers and Innovators, Aug. 1, in Washington, D.C. Registered Apprenticeship is a Department of Labor program that connects job seekers looking to learn new skills […]

  • 14 August 2012

    Huntington Ingalls Industries held graduation ceremonies for graduates of Ingalls Shipbuilding’s Apprentice School on Saturday. The ceremony, held at the Biloxi Civic Center, included 295 students from crafts representing shipbuilders from Pascagoula, Gulfport, Miss., and Avondale, La., sites. Two Outstanding Apprentices of the Year were honored and spoke to the graduating apprentices on behalf of […]

  • 3 August 2012

    Huntington Ingalls Industries announced yesterday that The Apprentice School at its Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division has been recognized by the Department of Labor’s Office of Apprenticeship as a 21st Century Registered Apprenticeship Trailblazer and Innovator. The Office of Apprenticeship awards registered apprentice programs this recognition if their programs, practices, strategies or partnerships demonstrate the […]

  • 1 July 2011

    Huntington Ingalls Industries today celebrates the 92nd anniversary of its Newport News Shipbuilding Apprentice School. The school has grown from three instructors and 126 apprentices in 1919 to more than 100 faculty and 750 apprentices today. The Apprentice School is expected to award its 10,000th diploma later this year. “The Apprentice School is essentially our […]

  • 30 June 2016
    Operations & Maintenance

    The Underwater Centre has linked up with Bibby Offshore to provide ROV apprentices with the opportunity to gain practical hands-on experience. The apprentices, who are employed by Bibby Offshore will benefit from operational experience in the field with live ROVs and will undertake a variety of tasks including the mobilisation/demobilisation of the work class ROV, […]

  • 16 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    Solstad Offshore has been awarded the prize for being the best training company of the year. Solstad Offshore has been a member and an important contributor to the Maritime Training Agencies since the office was created in 1996. The company also distinguishes itself with a social commitment, and several students who have struggled to get […]

  • 2 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    3sun Group, a specialist provider of products and services to the global energy industry, has established a new training program as part of the Group’s continued commitment to developing future industry talent. The program, which has been created in collaboration with the international engineering and operation contractor, Offshore Design Engineering Limited (ODE), aims to enhance […]

  • 2 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    3sun Group, a specialist provider of products and services to the global energy industry, has established a new training program as part of the Group’s continued commitment to developing future industry talent. The program, which has been created in collaboration with the international engineering and operation contractor, Offshore Design Engineering Limited (ODE), aims to enhance […]

  • 5 March 2013

    Huntington Ingalls Industries hosted commencement exercises Saturday for the company’s Apprentice School located at Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS). The graduation, held at Liberty Baptist Church Worship Center in Hampton, celebrated the achievements of 206 apprentices representing 21 trades. Retired Navy Adm. Tim Keating served as the commencement speaker and shared some of his personal experiences […]

  • 31 January 2013

    Barrow shipyard has scooped three Best in Trade awards in BAE Systems UK Apprenticeship Awards. Pipe fabricator Alex Holmes won the Craft Mechanical Achievement award, Sarah Linton won the Overall Craft Electrical award, and Joanna Edmondson won the Best Higher Apprentice award. Apprentice Co-ordinator, John Harris MBE, was also awarded a BAE Systems UK Recognition […]

  • 8 December 2013

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’, its Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division, has officially opened its new Apprentice School, located at 3101 Washington Ave. in downtown Newport News. Apprentices, faculty and staff were joined today by Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, U.S. Reps. Bobby Scott and Rob Wittman, Virginia Delegate Chris Jones, Newport News Mayor McKinley Price, HII President […]

  • 3 July 2012
    Human Capital

    The President of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) announced on a visit to Kent that DONG Energy’s wind technician apprenticeship scheme has been fully accredited by the IMechE. The President, Professor Isobel Pollock, visited the DONG Energy apprentices at the Swale Skills Centre as part of a day long tour of the South East. […]