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Issue:- 17 October 2014

Calling all would be Construction Industry apprentices!

Apprentice hopefuls at an event in May 2014

CARILLION, who are the company building the new Royal Hospital in Liverpool, are holding another event to showcase the apprenticeship and training opportunities in construction available on the new hospital. In May 2014, Carillion held the 1st such event, with more than 200 local people registering their interest. The next event, being held on Thursday, 23 October 2014, with showcase opportunities in the following trades:-

► Formwork Joinery
► General Construction Operative
► Mechanical
► Electrical
► Dry-lining
► Plastering
► Painting and Decorating
► Hard and Soft Flooring

3 information sessions will be held throughout the afternoon:- 3pm to 4pm, 4:30pm to 5:30pm and 6pm to 7pm. Entry is by appointment only. To book your place via email  quoting:- 'Apprentice Event'.  interested parties can also telephone Lynne Debbazi on:- 0151 233 1933 / 233 4036.

Carillion are committed to providing 100 apprenticeship opportunities over the 3 year construction of the £335m new hospital.  David Kennedy, operations director at Carillion said:- "1 of our key objectives for the new Royal is to support local employment, training and the up-skilling of local people and to add real value to the local community. We have a huge range of apprenticeship opportunities available to local people. We can also provide support to assist long-term unemployed people to become ready for work, with the aim of getting them placements on the new Royal construction. We intend to leave a social and economic regeneration legacy that will benefit the Liverpool community for decades to come."

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