Apprentices from a variety of engineering and technology apprenticeships share their experiences.
As an apprentice at Arup Joe has got to grips with several design software programmes and been involved in large building projects including a hotel in Nigeria and the refurbishment of London’s Olympic swimming pool.
IET apprentice member Scott Bailey is working towards becoming a field service engineer for Siemens when he completes his apprenticeship. He’s enjoyed the variety of the scheme and the fact he’s got a higher education without a student debt!
Martin signed up for an RAF advanced apprenticeship in aeronautical engineering in his late twenties, after deciding to make a career change. His focus is on electronics and avionics and he’s had the chance to work on fast jets, travel and gain a specialist education.
As a cross-functional apprentice on Cisco’s IT apprenticeship programme, Jonathan is gaining experience across many of the company’s technical roles. He plans to move into a sales position on completion of the scheme.
After completing an apprenticeship straight from school, Kyle joined the RAF in order to work towards an advanced apprenticeship in aeronautical engineering, focusing on mechanics and propulsion.
Engineering apprentice Danielle is currently working on type 45 destroyers in Portsmouth. Here she talks about her experiences working at MBDA, where she’s had the chance to travel, gain new qualifications, network and even win awards.
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