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.
A far as advocates of apprenticeships go, few are as vehement in their support as Ian Dormer CBE, managing director of Rosh Engineering in Birtley, County Durham, and it was he who gave me this pearl of oriental wisdom when I questioned him about this time-honoured route into employment.
More businesses are backing new apprenticeships, with many more to benefit this year.
He will be addressing the vast opportunities available for individuals across Salford, and beyond, through apprenticeships.
In this, Scottish Apprenticeship Week, organisers Skills Development Scotland is encouraging many more Wishaw employers to participate in apprenticeships.
In 2018, the Scottish Governments national skills agency, Skills Development Scotland (SDS), will support the delivery of 2,600 Foundation Apprenticeships for young people at school.