NIIRTA Welcomes DEL Apprenticeship Blueprint

The Northern Ireland Independent Retail Trade Association (NIIRTA) has welcomed the publication of the Apprenticeship blueprint by DEL Minister Farry this afternoon. 

Glyn Roberts NIIRTA Chief Executive said:
“This a welcome document which sets a out radical framework for 21st Century Apprenticeships and we look forward to working with the Minister to advance its recommendations”
“As Retail is the largest sector in our economy, we have a crucial role to play in providing high quality apprenticeships. This will not only open up new careers but could also help create the next generation of retail entrepreneurs”
“We will be urging Minister Farry to ensure our six local FE Colleges have a central role in the delivery of apprenticeships, working alongside local businesses”
Glyn Roberts can be contacted on 07515710517