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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Then Learndirect will help the apprentice to complete their apprenticeship elsewhere and find you a replacement.
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.
The four years that an apprentice stays with an employer is a long enough time for the apprentice to become an invaluable addition.
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.
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.
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.
SIt has become the go-to place for many local and regional businesses when they start thinking about recruiting an apprentice to their organisation.
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.
Unfortunately many firms still think that taking on an apprentice is costly or time consuming, or that dropout rates are high but, at over 70%, ConstructionSkills apprentices have some of the best completion rates in the industry and we are committed to finding the right apprentice to suit each construction business.
Our commitment is to finding the right apprentice to suit each construction business and with a 70 per cent completion rate, this is borne out by our apprentices, and through many success stories.
Mr Watson said: "With only a limited time left before placements are filled, it is vital that our local employers act now to secure the right apprentice to help them meet their workload demands and plan for the future growth of their company.