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Girls' apprenticeships

Girls are being encouraged to take up electrical, plumbing and engineering maintenance apprenticeships

Girls are being encouraged to take up electrical, plumbing and engineering maintenance apprenticeships

Girls are being encouraged to take up electrical, plumbing and engineering maintenance apprenticeships. JTL, a training company, has already recruited 30 females in South Yorkshire as the Government seeks to make apprenticeship opportunities available to all school-leavers. "We've found the girls to be extremely efficient, mature, and academically they cope very well - often better than the boys," said David Humberstone, managing director of Tilen Electrics, which has taken on three apprentices.

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