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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I was quite as dejected on the first working-day of my apprenticeship as in that after-time; but I am glad to know that I never breathed a murmur to Joe while my indentures lasted.
It is not possible to know how far the influence of any amiable honest-hearted duty-doing man flies out into the world; but it is very possible to know how it has touched one's self in going by, and I know right well, that any good that intermixed itself with my apprenticeship came of plain contented Joe, and not of restlessly aspiring discontented me.
So he stayed out his apprenticeship, and committed no act of dishonesty that was at all likely to be discovered, reserving his plan of emigration for a future opportunity.
But to-day I find you are drawing on mine, and that your apprenticeship may cost me 700,000 francs per month.
"Do as you like," said Raoul, who was beginning his apprenticeship with that particular class of society, who, when there were robbers on the highroads, were connected with them, and who, since highwaymen no longer exist, have advantageously and aptly filled their vacant place.
Here began for her that apprenticeship to trouble which the world strews about the path of those who do not follow its conventions.
"But no matter how peculiarly constituted a man may be for blacksmithing," she was laughing, "I never heard of one becoming a blacksmith without first serving his apprenticeship."
COVENTRY University Group is set to support businesses nationwide after being given the green light to deliver apprenticeships.
TEESSIDE University is now offering Higher and Degree Apprenticeships which allow businesses to jointly design qualifications and apprenticeship standards which they know will meet their requirements by developing the right skills for employees.
He recently gave evidence to the inquiry into apprenticeships being held by the House of Commons sub-committee on education, skills and the economy.
"This grant will help increase the number of employers providing apprenticeships," said Elizabeth Smith, assistant director of L&I's Fraud Prevention & Labor Standards, which oversees the agency's Apprenticeship Program.
NEW YORK: In our fifth and final installment in a week-long series of stories in support of National Apprenticeship Week in England, we asked Sarah Davies from our Human Resources team in Manchester to explain popular misconceptions about apprenticeships.

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