Argyll apprentices ‘go wild’ at Loch Eil

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Six apprentices from Argyll Community Housing Association and three from West Highland Housing Association took part in a five-day course with the Outward Bound Trust at Loch Eil, Fort William.

The aim of the course was to help them build their team working, leadership and communication skills.

They learned how to embrace change by swapping their usual place of work for the outdoors and building their confidence in taking on different projects as a team.

Feedback from the apprentices following the course late last year included ‘learning to work better in a team and contribute more’ and ‘meeting new people and completing challenges I never thought I would do’.

The majority felt they had gained skills that will make a positive difference to their performance at work.

The apprentices before heading out on a team walk and canoe trip at Bunarkaig.