Birkenhead shipyard Cammell Laird recruits 18 new Apprentices

BIRKENHEAD shipyard Cammell Laird has taken on 18 new apprentices.

The recruits, aged between 16 and 20, are all from Merseyside and take the total number of apprentices at the yard to 59.

Cammell Laird human resources manager Danny Hart said the youngsters were critical to the shipyard’s future.

He added: “It is terrific to see the yard employing so many young apprentices again.

“To have 59 apprentices learning skills for life is magnificent