A DOZEN East Durham College apprentices have been taken on by a top architect’s.
The new recruits from the Peterlee-based college have been enlisted by Fortress Architectural Systems LLP, in Seaham, which specialises in glazing solutions for industrial windows, doors and curtain walling.
They come from a range of educational backgrounds, business administration, warehouse distribution, manufacturing and engineering.
Apprentice Jessica Barker, 18, from Easington, said: “Working for Fortress so far has been a great experience and I’m extremely grateful to have the opportunity to work here.”
“All the people I work with are so helpful and give me motivation and drive to do well and succeed.
“Fortress is a friendly but hardworking environment which I‘m proud to be a part of.”