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New scheme puts Teesside youth in the fast lane

[ September 9, 2016   //   ]

Teesside’s High Tide Foundation officially launched a new Automotive Cadetship on 7 September, giving young people an insight into the career opportunities in the supply chain.
High Tide, founded in 2012 by local businesses PD Ports and Casper Shipping, provide support for youngsters require in their search for a career path.
The new scheme has been developed in partnership with local logistics company AV Dawson and four other companies based in the region including SABIC and Nifco, as well as Nissan and Evans Halshaw. These organisations, all members of High Tide Foundation, are providing participants with an insight into the world of automotive and the region’s thriving automotive sector, exploring the full supply chain from manufacture of plastic and movement of steel, through to the showroom.
AV Dawson’s head of marketing and business developmen, Charlie Nettle said “It’s really important that we all do everything we can to inform and inspire the next generation so that they are more aware of the opportunities here in our region. We have developed a world class automotive sector in the North East; it has become a key sector for the area and is attracting global interest. However, to sustain this, we must attract new talent.”

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