A FIRM supplying commercial laundry equipment is launching a recruitment drive to employ 10 enthusiast engineering apprentices.

Ripponden-based firm JLA is staging a two-day event tomorrow and Thursday for 50 applicants aged 18 and 19. The event will include assessments and presentations from all key departments such as sales, training and technical.

James McGinty, JLA training manager, said: “We believe in providing real opportunities for young people. That’s why apprenticeships are a perfect match for us.”