Princess Yachts hosted HRH The Princess Royal at their South Yard facility in Plymouth.
The Princess Royal visited Princess Yachts as an extension of awarding the company’s Apprenticeship programme with a Princess Royal Award in 2020. The awards are selected by Her Royal Highness and the President of City & Guilds Group to recognise organisations whose training has delivered measurable business impact.
Princess Yachts award-winning Apprenticeship scheme won The Princess Royal award for ‘positioning apprenticeships as a viable career choice’. Princess was recognised for having invested in its apprenticeship programme to ensure that it has a strong talent pipeline in place. Apprenticeships at Princess are open to employees of any age, with apprentices progressing their career path within the business and in fact 10 per cent of the current managers within the business are former apprentices.
Getting an apprenticeship with Princess Yachts is widely viewed as an extremely attractive career opportunity within the region.