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BT PLC is one of the world's leading communications companies and it ensures its employees are trained to the highest standards.

The company employs 91 apprentices in Wales, with plans to recruit more. According to BT, apprentices are five per cent more engaged than the rest of the company's workforce.

The company also has 96 per cent retention rate over five years. Working with training provider Acorn, each apprentice has a structured development path and receives on the job training alongside their academic journey.

Apprenticeships are available in a wide range of roles, from business administration, ICT and engineering and next year BT is introducing cyber security.

"We have been running an Apprenticeship programme at BT Wales for 5 years and continue to evolve in our approach to enhance the skills and knowledge of our workforce"

"We're passionate about attracting new talent and giving people opportunities to work and learn and to forge a career in BT which ensures continued growth of the company", said Bob Soper-Dyer, head of BT's Apprenticeship Programme.