BT to take on 100 apprentices in Scotland

BT to take on 100 apprentices in Scotland

BT is creating more than 100 new apprenticeship and graduate jobs in Scotland this year as it invests in the nation’s talented young workforce.

Apprentices will be recruited in Aberdeen, Ayr, Dundee, Edinburgh, Fort William, Galashiels, Glasgow, Inverness, Kyle of Lochalsh, Perth and Stirling, with graduate roles in Glasgow.

Brendan Dick, BT Scotland director, described the recruitment as “more excellent news for Scotland.”

He said: “The new recruits will play a vital role in providing essential services and helping Scottish businesses and households make the most of technologies, which are transforming the way we live and work.

“High quality careers such as these are essential to the future success and prosperity of Scotland.”

In the past year BT has also announced a commitment to improve the tech literacy skills of 400,000 primary school children in 201516 and reach five million young people by 2020.

The commitment also includes delivering training to 15,000 primary school teachers across the UK.