Past apprentice life stories 2012

IET apprentice members were very active in 2012, taking part in leadership events, winning awards and running marathons and even designing technology to help wounded soldiers. 

Jason Gower

GE apprentice reaches regional Present around the World finals

Jason Gower, a higher engineering apprentice for GE Aviation Systems was proud to reach the regional final of the IET Present around the World (PATW) competition.


The Inviso apprentice team from BAE Systems

BAE Systems apprentices improve the lives of injured soldiers

A product designed and built by BAE Systems Electronic Systems apprentices in Rochester, Kent, is being tested in a British hospital to prove its ability to boost the morale of wounded service personnel in rehabilitation.


SETA apprentices and staff from Southampton General Hospital

DIY makeover turns shabby shed into hip hangout

A shabby shed used by children at Southampton General Hospital has been transformed into a hip hangout thanks to a DIY makeover by SETA apprentices and staff.


Apprentices at GE Aviation

Gaining leadership skills

Apprentices at GE Aviation spent two weeks off-site on a team leading course, where they had the opportunity to meet and work with colleagues on the company’s graduate scheme, reports Stuart Andrews.


Network Rail apprentices fund raising by running a marathon

Marathon apprentices

Network Rail apprentices braved all kinds of weather and injuries to run a fund raising marathon for Cancer Research UK and Action for Children.


MBDA apprentices at Farnborough International Airshow

MBDA apprentices organise Farnborough event

Twenty-two MBDA apprentices came together to successfully organise and manage the company’s Farnborough International Airshow presence this summer.


Bethan Sherbourne Higher Apprentice of the Year with Leonie Williams of Bentley Motors

MBDA apprentices scoop North West awards

The North West’s apprenticeship stars were revealed at a glamorous award event in September, held at Legends, Bentley Motors Ltd, Crewe.