Cumbrian firm highlights importance of apprenticeships

A Cumbrian firm is taking part in a challenge highlighting the importance of apprenticeships.

A group of apprentices from Innovia Films in Wigton has been sprucing up a centre in the town used by people with learning disabilities.

As part of the Brathay Apprenticeship Challenge, the company are hoping to encourage more young people to consider apprenticeships as an alternative to further education.

Engineers and electricians have been working to improve the facilities at the Chrysalis Centre.

Greig Hill from Innovia films and Kay Elliot-Irwin from Chrysalis explain the benefits of apprenticeships: