100 years ago apprentices ended up in court for turning up late

100 YEARS AGO

What did employers think about Apprentices 100 years ago?

What was the most popular trade?

What punishment did an Apprentice face if they turned up late for work?

Who paid for their tools?

Who paid for the the cost of training an Apprentice?

Were their any female Apprentices?

Are Engineering Apprenticeships as popular now as they were 100 years ago?

Engineering and Construction skills (if we say carpentry and joinery) are still in the top ten after 100 years but only just; at number 9 and 8 respectively.