It is fantastic news that even more young people in Dover and Deal have started apprenticeships. It is important that we create the opportunities that will mean more young people gain the skills they need to get on in life.
Latest figures show that 4,300 young people have started new apprenticeships in our area since May 2010. 270 young people have started apprenticeships locally over the past two months.
In the South East, 348,350 young people have started a apprenticeships, with 2.6 million new apprenticeship starts across the country.
High quality apprenticeships increase our young people's prospects of finding a good job and enjoying a more secure future. These figures bring us one step closer to full employment in Dover and Deal.
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