Eight aspiring technicians are set to begin their apprenticeships at Sapphire Vehicle Services this month. The eight candidates make up the latest intake onto the Derbyshire-based company’s apprenticeship scheme which was launched two years ago. Sapphire Vehicle Services, which maintains a range of large commercial vehicle operator’s fleets, began training its own apprentices two years ago. The eight members of the first intake are now in the final stretch of their three-year courses, and set to start their careers as […]
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