National Apprentice Week

National Apprentice Week starts today. Cadbury's in Bournville are hoping to employ another 22 apprentices this year to add to their existing 53.

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Cadbury's apprentice quit university for training scheme

A Cadbury's apprentice has told ITV News Central that vocational skills should be seen on the same level as academic qualifications.

Faye Hudson, one of 53 apprentices at Cadbury's, believes the opportunity to 'earn and learn' has offered her more than university could have, after quitting her degree for on the job training.

Today marks the beginning of National Apprentice Week – a government campaign that highlights its £1.5billion investment in training schemes across the UK.

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