January 24, 2019

New drylining apprenticeships get underway

Working in partnership with Coleg y Cymoedd, we have recruited eight drylining apprentices who will undertake a brand-new two-year apprenticeship course from Monday (28 January). Over […]
January 23, 2019

Where are they now: Gabriel Williams

Gabriel was a Quantity Surveying apprentice with Y Prentis from December 2015 until August 2017. During that time, he worked with Encon Construction on a number […]
January 18, 2019

New groundworker apprenticeships delivered by ARC Academy and Y Prentis

Working in partnership with ARC Academy, we’re recruiting Apprentice Groundworkers who will undertake a one-year apprenticeship from March. The construction industry in Wales is projected to […]
December 12, 2018

Y Prentis launch Apprentice Advisory Panel to help shape future plans

Following the success of our Partner Advisory Panel, we have launched our Apprentice Advisory Panel who met for the first-time last Friday (7 December). Our Partner […]
November 30, 2018

Y Prentis and Coleg y Cymoedd provide drylining apprenticeship opportunities

Working in partnership with Coleg y Cymoedd, we’re recruiting eight drylining apprentices who will undertake a brand-new two-year apprenticeship course from January. The construction industry in […]
November 23, 2018

Where are they now: Nathan Ackerman

Nathan was an apprentice with us from June 2016 until July 2018, and during the two years he worked on a number of sites with Andrew […]
October 31, 2018

Where are they now: Daniel Hearse

Daniel joined us back in 2012 as bricklaying apprentice studying at Bridgend College. During his two-year apprenticeship, he worked with a number of high performing contractors […]
October 25, 2018

Ross Johnson wins Young Apprentice of the Year at the Monmouthshire Business Awards

Last Friday (October 19) Ross Johnson, an apprentice with product design consultancy ITERATE, won Young Apprentice of the Year at the Monmouthshire Business Awards 2018. The […]
October 9, 2018

New apprenticeship opportunities at Gwaun Helyg in Ebbw Vale

Y Prentis, working in partnership with Linc Cymru, Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council and housing developers Pendragon, have secured three apprenticeship opportunities for local people on […]
September 27, 2018

Emily secures place to work towards NVQ level 3

Emily Spruce, a 21-year old apprentice painter and decorator from Newport, has secured a place to work towards her NVQ level 3. Emily joined the Y […]
September 25, 2018

Y Prentis appoints Darryl Williams as new programme manager

Y Prentis, a construction based shared apprenticeship scheme in south east Wales, has appointed Darryl Williams as their new programme manager. Darryl joins Y Prentis from […]
August 22, 2018

Josh’s trip to Kenya with Habitat for Humanity

Earlier this summer Josh Williams, an apprentice bricklayer from Tylorstown, joined 14 Habitat volunteers on a trip to Kenya to build a home for a local […]
May 17, 2018

Construction Excellence Awards

Y Prentis in partnership with Interserve are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted in the Developing People category at the Construction Excellence Awards.  This […]
May 16, 2018
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Josh’s Journey to Kenya

Josh Williams, an apprentice bricklayer from Tylorstown, will be going to Kenya on a Habitat for Humanity build. The trip for Josh is fully funded by […]
May 4, 2018
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Andrew’s New Start

Andrew Hardy has started with Willis Construction on it’s site in Newport Road Cardiff. Andrew said he; “thoroughly enjoyed my first week and I am looking […]