Metalworking firm launches a search for six trainees

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A South Yorkshire firm has launched a search to find six new apprentices.

Harsco Metals and Minerals offers opportunities in mechanical, electrical, fabrication and welding, and four-year apprenticeships combine on-site experience in Rotherham with college day release.

“I come from an apprenticeship background myself,” said plant business manager Andrew Needham. “A purely academic background does not always provide the skills we require in this business - we want and need to attract young people.”

Applicants must have at least four GCSEs at grade C or above in English, maths and, ideally, physics. Email a CV and covering letter – including which of the four disciplines the applicant is interested in – to