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Read news and reports on special projects, charitable work, competitions and events - all from our apprentice members.

Apprentice Josh Barber

IET Apprentice Of The Year Award – Open For Entries!

The IET Apprentice of the Year award gives employers the chance to recognise the work of exceptional engineering apprentices.

Matt Shillings, a Royal Mail engineering apprentice

Apprentice helps save Royal Mail up to £50,000 a year through data analytics project

As part of his work as an automation engineering apprentice at Royal Mail, Matt Shillings took on a project to improve the performance of the Leeds Mail Centre’s sorting machines. Here he talks us through his work.


Apprentices from Sellafield recently took part in the Pretty Muddy Race for Life to raise money for Cancer Research

Getting ‘Pretty Muddy’ for charity

Three apprentices from Sellafield recently took part in the Pretty Muddy Race for Life to raise money for Cancer Research.


 

Siemens apprentices

Apprentices take part in recruitment events

Siemens apprentices teach pupils and parents all about the apprenticeship pathway.


 

A satellite orbiting Earth

Win a trip to the Reinventing Space Conference

Students and young professionals are being invited to design a poster on game changing satellite applications for a chance to win a place at the Reinventing Space Conference.


 

Representatives from Siemens Digital Factory at the Big Bang science and engineering fair

Siemens apprentices make a Big Bang at science fair

Three apprentices represented Siemens Digital Factory at this year’s Big Bang science and engineering fair held in Birmingham.


 

Sellafield apprentices take part in Santa Dash

Sellafield apprentices take part in Santa Dash

A number of past and present apprentices along with colleagues from Sellafield Ltd took part in a 5k Santa Dash to raise money for charity.


 

Past apprentice life stories

Explore our entire archive of Apprentice life articles, highlighting what engineering apprentices have been getting up to in recent years.