Search

Broads Authority welcomes new apprentices

PUBLISHED: 15:18 27 September 2017 | UPDATED: 15:43 27 September 2017

Broads Authority chief executive John Packman with Alice Bushel, Helen Carter and Ben Cooper. Picture: Broads Authority

Broads Authority chief executive John Packman with Alice Bushel, Helen Carter and Ben Cooper. Picture: Broads Authority

Archant

The Broads Authority has welcomed three new apprentices to join its annual apprenticeship scheme.

Helena Carter, Alice Bushel and Ben Cooper will work with members of staff, volunteers and college invigilators over the next year to gain a City & Guilds Level 2 in Work-based Environmental Conservation.

Head of HR for the Broads Authority, Lucy Pointer, said the scheme was important to all involved.

“This really is a great spring-board for any young person that wants to work in a National Park or any other outdoors, conservation organisation. We are particularly pleased to welcome two female apprentices in a sphere which has traditionally attracted greater male interest.

“Many roles within the Broads National Park require a unique blend of specific skills and experience making it more difficult to recruit applicants that tick all the boxes so when these positions do arise the apprentices will be ideally placed to fill them.”

Coming to the end of their apprenticeship are Nick Turner, Sam Youngs and Al D’Esposito who have completed the program.

All three are keen to work for the Broads Authority in a permanent position and will continue as volunteers to keep their skills up-to-date.

Search hundreds of local jobs at Jobs24

Management Jobs

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Insight

The brightest stars in our business community were recognised last night as the winners of the EDP Business Awards 2017 were revealed.

Consumer borrowing is growing at 10% a year and inflation has hit 3%, meaning that the Bank of England’s decision on interest rates was the most eagerly-anticipated for years. BETHANY WHYMARK explores the potential impact on savers and borrowers.

Green 100

cover

Enjoy the Green 100
digital edition

Read

Meet the Team

Mark Shields

Business Editor

|

Chris Hill

Agricultural and Farming Editor

|

Business Most Read

Awards

Norfolk Future 50 EDP Business Awards Green 100