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The new Minister for Apprenticeships and Skills recently said that he wanted apprenticeships to be seen ‘as prestigious as going to Oxbridge’. Interserve’s research into the attitudes of young people, parents and employers towards apprenticeships shows that we are a…

Green Fingers My interest in horticulture really came about by chance when I moved out of my parents’ house. I rented a flat with some friends that came with a garden, and as part of the tenancy agreement we had…

High ambitions I have worked as an apprentice civil engineer for Interserve’s equipment services business, RMD Kwikform, for a year and a half. I joined after completing AS levels in maths, physics, geography and psychology, but I decided that staying…

Culture shock I’ve noticed big differences between school and the working world. Now I’ve got more independence and responsibility; I’m trusted to do my job, but if something goes wrong I have to take responsibility for that as well, so…