There’s more to apprenticeships than the schemes themselves - in this section we highlight the different things that IET apprentice members are getting involved in, such as charity work and competitions.
Zoe George, currently studying a doctorate in formulation engineering at the University of Birmingham, writes about her experiences at the Women’s Engineering Society’s 2013 conference, entitled Harnessing the Energy.
MBDA apprentice Sam Ball, 21, addressed the Conservative Party Conference with a speech on the importance of apprenticeships.
During the first week of July, apprentices from BAE Systems Electronic Systems operation in Rochester, Kent were involved in running an Engineering Taster Week. Report by technical apprentice Adam Ramsay.
Southampton MP John Denham toasted the apprentices who completed their first year of training at Millbrook’s Southampton Engineering Training Association (SETA) at its 2013 end of year awards night.
Engineering apprentices from across the UK met the UK Prime Minister earlier in the summer to help launch a government scheme that will boost the number of skilled engineers.
GCHQ apprentices and placement students took an active role at the 2013 Cheltenham Science Festival, where they produced a range of displays and challenges to test visitors.
Explore our entire archive of Apprentice life articles, highlighting what engineering apprentices have been getting up to in recent years.