Apprenticeship. Not a word we’ve heard on people’s lips for many years. Didn’t it seem to be the case that thirty plus years ago the term was plastered everywhere? So where are they now and why aren’t they as mainstream as they used to be? Discussing the mechanics of these points is an ex-engineer with over fifty years experience. He tells us his opinion and why a degree or even sandwich degree may be irrelevant and how reducing an apprenticeship to one year may well mean it’s not worth doing at all. Once an apprentice himself, working his way through the ranks to a top tier position, we’re asking the questions to drill down into what happened to training our skilled workers on the job.
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