AN East Lancashire marketing agency has appointed a new co-ordinator for the company’s Project Digital apprenticeship scheme it runs with training provider Themis.

Francesca Chapman has joined the team at +24 Marketing to work on courses staged at its head office in The Landmark digital hub in Burnley.

She has more than 12 years’ experience in the education sector through her previous position with Blackburn-based Training 2000.

Ms Chapman said: “This is a really interesting post for me to move into at a time when the spotlight is firmly on training young people to have the right skill sets to meet the requirements of employers.”