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Apprenticeship scheme

Run in conjunction with our neighbouring community companies, the Community Apprenticeship scheme aims to benefit local communities in the advancement of education, training or re-training among local unemployed people, – Object no. 2 in our Articles of Association.

The scheme aims to place individuals of any age, living within the Stratherrick and Foyers area, into a 3 year apprenticeship programme with a local employer. The Trust will fund, by way of a grant, the costs of wages and some travel expenses directly to the employer up to a total of £7,000 per year.

This is a great example of the sort of ‘Legacy’ projects that we are keen to promote and fund accordingly. A good quality, well organised Apprenticeship will set up a local young person with skills and experience that will allow them to support themselves throughout their lives.  A great ‘legacy’.

The scheme is administered by the Fort Augustus and Glenmoriston Community Company and includes the Glengarry Community Company and ourselves.

If you are an employer and would like to register an interest in the scheme or if you are or know someone who is interested in becoming an apprentice in the scheme, please contact Sharon Ferguson the Scheme administrator on 01456 486771 or by emailing contact@communitycompany.co.uk for further discussion on the scheme.

Further information on the Apprenticeship Scheme can be found in the following documents

Apprenticeship Application Form
Guidelines for Businesses
Apprenticeship Scheme Proposal