Launch of apprenticeship & traineeship programme

From Port of Jersey
13th April 2022

Ports of Jersey has launched an apprenticeship and traineeship programme, offering an exciting opportunity to work in one of Jersey’s most diverse and interesting organisations.

Called ‘The Ports Pathway’, the programme will support the long-term success and growth of Ports by developing skills in the organisation and assisting with future succession planning.

Successful candidates will gain experience in a range of disciplines, earning a competitive salary while they learn on the job, while being supported through professional qualifications and courses.

The Ports Pathway offers the following apprenticeships and traineeships:

  • Two Group Technical Services trade apprenticeships – based within a multi-skilled team proving technical services across the organisation, one role is for an electrical apprentice and the other for a building services apprentice​
  • One Maritime traineeship – a foundation year to work in areas including Ports operations, Jersey Marinas, Jersey Coastguard and Marine Services
  • One Graduate traineeship – this role will be a foundation year in our support teams that sit at the heart of Ports of Jersey, learning key business skills​.

Ellie Cousins, HR Manager, who helped to create the programme, said, ‘We want young people to understand the types of careers that Ports can offer and create exciting employment opportunities as an employer of choice for school leavers and graduates within our community. ​The Ports Pathway will offer hands-on experience in one of the most varied businesses in Jersey. Those joining won’t be just watching; they’ll learn valuable skills, open a world of possibility to build a brilliant career and do amazing things along the way.’

The deadline for applications is Friday 13 May and placements will begin in September. Further information is available at ports.je/portspathway

Ports of Jersey will continue to also offer work experience placements, Project Trident and shadowing opportunities throughout the year.

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