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Work on promoting apprenticeships in city takes centre stage at executive board

Leeds City Council is undertaking a range of work with partners to provide greater opportunities for people to access apprenticeships.

As part of an executive board paper on April 19, members are provided with an update on the council’s ambitious and innovative programme, including the successful Leeds Apprenticeship Recruitment Fair. Nearly 6,000 people attended the event along with 130 employers.

Hear from Cllr Mohammed Rafique, Leeds City Council’s executive member for employment, skills and opportunity, on the work which is being undertaken on apprenticeships [video] and why flagship events such as the Leeds Apprenticeship Recruitment Fair are so important. [video]

To view the report to the executive board, please see: http://democracy.leeds.gov.uk/documents/s158104/Promoting%20Apprenticeships%20Report%20030417.pdf