Jobs up for grabs for young grafters

Rixonway Kitchens apprentices Jerome Austin, 19, Gemma Gibson, 20, Laura Brentnall, 20, and Josh Smith, 18.

Rixonway Kitchens apprentices Jerome Austin, 19, Gemma Gibson, 20, Laura Brentnall, 20, and Josh Smith, 18.

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Kirklees Council’s Apprenticeship Hub has 50 jobs up for grabs across North Kirklees.

Opportunities are being advertised in a variety of workplaces for those aged 16 and over to learn a trade.

An apprentice earns a minimum of £2.68 an hour at first and usually works around 30 hours or more a week, attending college or training part-time.

ABirstall cafe is searching for a 16-year-old apprentice cook and general assistant to help prepare food.

In Liversedge, a healthcare company is seeking an apprentice business administrator to be paid £3 an hour, requiring them to input data and answer calls.

A kitchen manufacturer in Dewsbury is on the lookout for an apprentice planner to work 37.5 hours a week, which includes maintaining a database of customer orders.

To find out more about the above vacancies or search for others, visit www.workabout.org.uk. Businesses considering taking on apprentices should go to www.kirklees.gov.uk/employment/apprenticeships.