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Choose an apprenticeship for a great career at Kimberly-Clark

Published on: Monday 31st October 2016

For the last 20 years, Kimberly-Clark in Cumbria has been training apprentices to create a skilled and driven workforce to lead the company into the future.

An impressive total of 97 per cent of the apprentices are eventually offered a full-time role at the company after completing a four-year programme.

Choose Cumbria found out how young apprentices at Kimberly-Clark can expect to develop their skills and experience for a successful career.

Bob Mcclean Apprentice Training Coordinator

Bob McClean, Apprentice Training Co-ordinator Kimberly-Clark

Bob said: “From a manufacturing point of view, we need people with practical skills as well as academic skills, and apprentices get both here. We look at the tasks that need to be done for the operation and link it to their qualification. It works very well, as apprentices can walk into roles as they’re already doing the job.

“At Kimberly-Clark, we’d like to see more women in the apprenticeship programme. They have the talents and bring a different, valuable perspective. I’d encourage women to find out more about opportunities in the manufacturing industry and apprenticeships in particular. It could be a great opportunity for them.”

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