ICL Boulby is marking this year’s national Apprentice Week with the re-launch of its apprentice recruitment programme which had to paused because of the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic.
The company has kept in contact with applicants whose recruitment process had started when the programme was put on hold and this week they were invited to visit to the mine, with the aim of them being able to continue their apprenticeship journey from April.
In the meantime six apprentices who began working at the mine in August 20219 will be completing a four-year process to become fully-qualified engineers.
Says ICL Boulby General Manager and Vice President Andrew Fulton “In common with everyone working at Boulby COVID, together with our transition to become the world’s only producer of polyhalite, has posed real challenges to our apprentices but they have shown great resilience and a determination that nothing will stop them achieving their goals.
“It’s vital to the business that ensure that we can have a steady supply of properly trained, highly competent young people coming through into the workforce and we are also aware of our responsibility as a leading local employer to provide good and rewarding career routes.”
Any future opportunities for apprentices will be advertised on the website www.icl-uk.uk.