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Open Day Friday 24th August 2018!

Finished your GCSEs and not sure what to do next? Find out how Larne Skills and Ballymena Skills can change your life and get a foothold on a worthwhile career! An Open Day will be held on Friday 24th August 2018 9am-12 noon in Larne and 9.30am-3.30pm in Ballymena. Come along and see what we have to offer you for Dept for The Economy Training For Success or Apprenticeship NI Programmes in Engineering, Business Admin, Storage & Warehousing. Feel free to phone for more information: Larne – 028 2827 3337    Ballymena – 028 2565 3531

Plain sailing for engineer Courtney

THIS week’s My Kind of Job is Courtney Bird, apprentice mechanical engineer at the Port of Larne. What’s your job? I am an apprentice fitter and mechanical engineer at the Port of Larne. How did you get there? Following GCSEs I applied to Larne Skills Development (LSD) and began a City & Guilds in Engineering. LSD placed me in Larne Port as a trainee for three days a week and after just six months and a lot of support and encouragement from them they offered me a three year apprenticeship. I have now completed Levels 1 and 2 in my City & Guilds in Engineering and I am working towards […]

Apprentice of the Year 2016

Lauren Gourley, Apprentice of the Year 2016 Lauren is a level 3 Apprentice with Larne Skills Development, employed by Schlumberger Oilfield PLC.