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Glasgow Travel Firm To Create Over 100 Jobs & Apprenticeships

06 Sep 2017

Glasgow Travel Firm To Create Over 100 Jobs & Apprenticeships

Glasgow-based travel firm Barrhead Travel has announced plans to create over 100 new jobs and apprenticeships in the UK.

The company has already added almost 150 employees this year and is now looking for a further 80 members of staff and 25 apprentices, taking their workforce to over 1,000 before the end of 2017.

Barrhead Travel has already created 60 tourism apprenticeships this year and the 25 new modern apprenticeships will cover a variety of skill sets such as sales apprenticeships and digital marketing apprenticeships.

The company hopes to further expand its apprenticeship offering to 100 new apprentices next year, will an overall target of 20 per cent of all roles being for apprentices in the future.

Sharon Munro, chief executive of Barrhead Travel said: “Our people are key to success in our business and as such we offer some of the best benefits in the travel industry. As well as a competitive salary, uncapped commission and a vibrant social events calendar, our specialists receive worldwide educational trips to gain in-depth knowledge and experience first-hand the holidays we offer our customers.”

“We invest heavily in the training and development of our people. The opening of our dedicated training academy last year coupled with our experienced team of trainers supports increased training and progression opportunities for our teams across the UK. We are also very proud of our apprentices and the programme we have in place to support the development of their skills and careers,” added Ms Munro.

You can find out much more about all the different sorts of apprenticeships you can do in our dedicated section for the schemes. Get all of the details and apply for apprenticeships in your area now from our Apprenticeships Zone.

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