Apprentice of the Year Awards 2015

As the Apprentice of the Year 2015 is named, employers are reminded of the benefits that taking on an apprentice could bring to their business.

The Department for Employment and Learning (DEL) has named Gavin Boyle, an electrical installation apprentice from Derry, as the winner of the Apprentice of the Year 2015.

Apprenticeships is a work-based programme designed around the needs of employers and is open to both existing and new employees working within a Northern Ireland based company.

Benefits of apprenticeships
Apprenticeships can provide an excellent means by which employers can obtain the specific set of skills they require.

Other benefits include:

  • financial assistance
  • increased productivity
  • lower costs for training
  • increased motivation and loyalty

Read more on apprenticeships.