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Apprentice life

Find out what IET apprentice members have been up to - read news and reports on special projects, competitions, charitable work and events.

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.

Plane Academy

GE apprentices promote STEM at the Royal International Air Tattoo

This year higher apprentices from GE Aviation took part in the Royal International Air Tattoo, showcasing fun STEM activities they’ve developed using skills learnt on their scheme. Report by Lee Jackson.

Electrical technician Luke Elsmore (left) with Alex and Mark

Apprentice returns from WorldSkills final in Brazil

Electrical technician Luke Elsmore secured a coveted place as part of the UK team at the WorldSkills final in Brazil this summer.


Past apprentice life stories

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