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Vocational qualifications

Flybe employees in the Isle of Man could soon be part of a groundbreaking training initiative which was announced in the UK this week.

Prime Minister Gordon Brown has given permission for some companies to begin issuing their own qualifications, and the airline is one of the first on the list.

The project means Flybe’s Island staff could start studying for GCSEs, A-levels or even degrees.

Niall Duffy of Flybe says the new qualifications are just as good as those earned at schools or colleges:

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