Plugging the gap

15th August 2003 at 01:00
(Photograph) - Southern Water has boosted its apprenticeship scheme in anticipation of a future shortage of staff to manage its increasingly complex water and sewage treatment technology. The company will increase its intake of apprentices from 10 to 16 per year on the four-year course which combines on-the-job training with academic studies. Photograph by ROGER BAMBERSISLEY PIX

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