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03 Feb 2016
Five young people from across the North West are starting their careers in the transport industry thanks to the apprenticeship scheme run by bus operator Stagecoach Merseyside and South Lancashire.
The company has welcomed its latest crop of apprentices, aged from 16 to 20,who are learning their trade across the operator’s depots in Liverpool, Wirral, Chester, and Preston.
Declan Glover, 20 from Kirkby, is four months into his four-year coach building apprenticeship course. He said: “After finishing my A Levels, I wanted to hit the ground running in a career that I would enjoy.
Elisabeth Tasker, managing director of Stagecoach Merseyside and South Lancashire, said: “We are dedicated to helping our staff to realise their full potential - a key element of this is ensuring we are attracting and nurturing talent at all levels, but particularly amongst our younger team members. Our apprenticeship scheme allows apprentices to learn from the very best in the industry and for our mentors to pass on their expertise to the next generation.
Image, left to right - Justin Miller, Thomas Moorby, Jamie McKenna, Declan Glover, Thomas Munroe.