apprentice to

apprentice (one) to

To pair one with an expert in a particular field or trade so that one can learn about it. I have apprenticed my son to the local blacksmith.
See also: apprentice

apprentice someone to someone

to assign someone to work at a certain trade and learn it from someone experienced. She apprenticed her son to a local diesel mechanic. I apprenticed myself to a printer and learned what it means to get really dirty.
See also: apprentice
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The boy's relatives saw nothing better to be done--as perhaps there was not--than to bind him apprentice to a watchmaker, hoping that his strange ingenuity might thus be regulated and put to utilitarian purposes.
If the laws of New England were so arranged that a master could now and then torture an apprentice to death, would it be received with equal composure?
Pumblechook was in favour of a handsome premium for binding me apprentice to some genteel trade - say, the corn and seed trade, for instance.
He sent me to Emanuel College in Cambridge at fourteen years old, where I resided three years, and applied myself close to my studies; but the charge of maintaining me, although I had a very scanty allowance, being too great for a narrow fortune, I was bound apprentice to Mr.
He said: "Apprenticeships oer a genuine alternative to the traditional route of going from school to college to university and while there will always be a role for graduates in businesses like ours, we want becoming an apprentice to be something more and more young people consider and more and more schools promote to their students.
He also addressed his concern for the many challenges apprentices face, including low completion rates, lack of employer participation, inconsistencies between provincial and territorial apprenticeship systems and high apprentice to journeyperson ratios, particularly in some provinces.
The four years that an apprentice stays with an employer is a long enough time for the apprentice to become an invaluable addition.
SIt has become the go-to place for many local and regional businesses when they start thinking about recruiting an apprentice to their organisation.
Plastering After completing an apprenticeship, the option is available for the apprentice to move into an advanced apprenticeship, giving them further skills in their chosen field which in turn strengthens your workforce's skill set.
AWEB design agency has a young apprentice to thank for making significant strides in its business development.
Our operations director is one of the first FSG apprentice to be recruited and our current non-executive director, from Warwick University Manufacturing Group, is a former Leyland apprentice.
Jessica, who just turned 18, kept a journal of her path from student to apprentice to corps member.
The joy of an apprentice to me is being able to show them exactly the way we work and for them to learn skills and expertise, passed on by time served tradesmen, to the high standards that I expect," added Shaun.
Our commitment is to finding the right apprentice to suit each construction business and with a 70% completion rate, this is borne out by our apprentices, and through the many success stories we hear every day.