Holgates Launches New Apprenticeship Scheme

Holgates Maintenance Ltd, a service engineering company based in the heart of Lancashire, has recently launched a New Apprenticeship Scheme. Holgates are pleased to announce that their first Apprentice Engineer has been appointed as part of the new apprenticeship scheme. This initiative is Integral to their future and to the success of Holgates. It enables the company to retain the skills and expertise within the business and ensure succession planning from one generation to the next. Holgates works with a highly specialised team of people, Talent HR & Recruitment, who manage Holgates Human Resources and Recruitment, to plan for development of skills and expertise for the growth of the Company. Working in Partnership with Preston College this apprentice scheme means the new recruit will enjoy a varied week with a mixture of on the job learning and study on a day release basis at the College.

Holgates current team of Engineers are specialists in their field and, drawing upon their knowledge and experience, they will share this to support the Apprentice Engineer’s training and development.

The Apprentice role offers on the job experience along with one day per week at college for 18 – 24 months. The Apprentice will gain technical and real practical experience benefiting both their current skills development and future career opportunities. Within the programme there is also the opportunity to progress onto a Higher National Diploma.

Working closely with local partnerships is important to Holgates and a great relationship has been formed with Preston College through the recent recruitment programme. Holgates aim is to recruit one to two apprentices per year, growing their current pool of talent.

By investing in talent for the future, Holgates Maintenance Ltd, along with Talent HR and Recruitment, will assure of company growth by preserving and developing current knowledge and skills and Holgates management team are encouraged by the huge interest that this initiative will attract to the Company.

You can find more information on modern Apprenticeships here.

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