Apprentices from a variety of engineering and technology apprenticeships talk about their personal experiences, why they chose the apprenticeship route and their plans for the future.
Emma, a vehicle safety engineer and degree apprentice at Jaguar Land Rover, was a finalist in the 2016 Young Woman Engineer of the Year (YWE) Awards.
Nadia, a finalist in the 2016 IET Young Women Engineer of the Year Awards, is a Software Engineer Apprentice at Thales UK, a role which allows her to work within the software application process team while also studying for a degree in software engineering.
Gemma, an Apprentice Network Consulting Engineer at Cisco Systems, was awarded the Mary George Memorial Prize for Apprentices at 2016's IET Young Woman Engineer of the Year Awards.
Leah was able to become professionally registered as an Engineering Technician (EngTech) with the IET during the final year of her Siemens engineering apprenticeship.
Vince joined the Siemens apprenticeship scheme at 24-years-old, having decided on a career change. He saved up enough money to self-fund a level 3 engineering course, and then began applying to schemes.
Connor had never planned to become an engineer, but when looking around at business apprenticeships an advert for the Royal Mail’s advanced engineering apprenticeship piqued his interest. The rest, as they say, is history!
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