Swansea Council says 800 applicants have applied for its apprenticeship scheme, of which twelve places are on offer.
It comes as a new report predicts 7,000 more people could become unemployed in Wales this year.
The survey by think tank the Institute for Public Policy Research also found that 41,000 extra under 25-year-olds in the UK will be out of work - a new record.
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Wales manager Chris Coleman says his side can't get caught up in the 'fantastic atmosphere' ahead of tomorrow's Israel match.
A fairly cloudy start soon clearing south, allowing brighter conditions in the north to spread to all parts through the morning.
A group of tourists from south Wales have been involved in a coach crash in Switzerland. The coach was returning from Lake Como, Italy.