Apprenticeships are on the rise in Sheffield
With National Apprenticeship week behind us Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg revealed thousands of young adults enrolled on an apprenticeship last year in Sheffield. More than 5,420 young adults were on apprenticeships in 2012, the figure is 54% higher than in 2009/2010. Apprenticeships are a big boost for young people in Sheffield, helping them move up the career ladder and allowing young adults to gain key skills whilst earning. Banking group Barclays are just one professional service who said they are going to double their apprenticeship in take to 2,000 this year as they are becoming ever more popular, with young adults attracted to the excellent career prospects they provide.