Apprentice


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Apprentice

A young person who is legally bound to a craftsman for a specified period of time in order to learn the skills of a particular trade.
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Her husband, who had left us while we had this chat, now coming back, preparatory to exercising the apprentices in the ball-room, Caddy informed me she was quite at my disposal.
I sat in the ball-room in the interval, contemplating the apprentices.
Nathaniel Pipkin could hear him growling away like an old mastiff with a sore throat; and whenever the unfortunate apprentice with the thin legs came into the room, so surely did old Lobbs commence swearing at him in a most Saracenic and ferocious manner, though apparently with no other end or object than that of easing his bosom by the discharge of a few superfluous oaths.
He soon recovered the effects of his attachment, for we find his name in the parish register, as a witness to the marriage of Maria Lobbs to her cousin; and it also appears, by reference to other documents, that on the night of the wedding he was incarcerated in the village cage, for having, in a state of extreme intoxication, committed sundry excesses in the streets, in all of which he was aided and abetted by the bony apprentice with the thin legs.
The 76 Ergon apprentices, which include a record 14 women, take the total apprentice cohort across the states publicly-owned electricity businesses to 110.
That's why we need to make sure every apprentice has a worthwhile experience on decent pay.
By Andrew Scutts THE BHA is set to take action over the claimed exploitation of apprentice jockeys by a number of Flat trainers, with the governing body considering changing the way in which a chunk of young riders' earnings is siphoned off to their bosses.
An apprentice training programme run by a leading precision engineering specialist DAWSON SHANAHAN is reported to have proved a huge hit.
The categories and winners: 16-24 Trainee of the Year Award : Connor Peckett from Norwood Interiors; 16-18 Intermediate Apprentice of the Year: Suki Singh from Kirklees College; 16-18 Advanced Apprentice of the Year: Mary Wroe from Kirklees Active Leisure; 19+ Intermediate Apprentice of the Year: Lauren Ruscoe from Chadwick Lawrence LLP; 19+ Advanced Apprentice of the Year: Maariyah Rawat from Syngenta; Higher Apprentice of the Year: Asif Zamir from C&K Careers; Apprentice Achievement of the Year: James Dickenson from Paxman Landscapes; SME Apprentice Employer of the Year: Chadwick Lawrence Solicitors LLP; Apprentice Employer of the Year: Syngenta; Apprentice Mentor of the Year: Ian Jackson who works for Brighter Connections.
An apprentice doesn't have to be someone new - one of a firm's current staff could be an ideal candidate for an apprenticeship.
AN APPRENTICE from Warrington, working for nuclear group Sellafield, met Prime Minister David Cameron this week.
SUPER apprentice Mitchell Galloway has just picked up his seventh award in just two years.