A Cornish water treatment company has launched its apprenticeship programme that they claim will bring more jobs to Cornwall.

Eliquo Hydrok are recruiting up to 17 new roles at its head office and main factory in Indian Queens, Cornwall.

Eliquo Hydrok are a provider of water treatment technologies to all municipal water companies in the UK and Ireland, with products and services that help protect the health of rivers, seas and drinking water.

Peter Wroe, joint MD said: "As an established local employer we have a team of 120 people who are crucial in delivering our quality and performance.

"We have a clear growth strategy over the next 5 years which will see investment in our people and premises, so we are recruiting for roles across all teams and levels - including apprentices and kick-start placements.

"These roles provide opportunities for the community of Cornwall and wider South West for a 'first job' through to experienced management."

"Our products treat water and protect the environment for everyone.

"So, we respect diversity in our recruitment processes.

"The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative of all sections of society and our customers, and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best.

"This includes gender pay balance and being part of the SKion Water Women network.

"We welcome applications from anyone with the appropriate skills and experience. Come and join the team and be part of building our future success."

To find out more, visit Eliquo Hydrok's Company Career page on its website, www.eliquohydrok.co.uk