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Launch of BEMS Controls Engineer Apprenticeship heralds a bright future for the industry
National training provider Group Horizon Ltd, in partnership with the Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) has announced the launch of their delivery of the Level 4 Building Energy Management Systems (BEMS) Controls Engineer Apprenticeship.  A culmination of over four years of work by the Trailblazer Employer Group which included a number of BCIA members, the BEMS Controls Engineer Apprenticeship Standard will address an industry wide shortage of BEMS Controls Engineers who…
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“I would like to be an ambassador for female engineers”
If you could bottle enthusiasm and a passion for plumbing, you’d probably have to put Lily Clarke’s face on the label. She did her apprenticeship fifteen years ago and quickly overcame her initial misgivings about embarking on, what some at the time considered, an odd choice for an 18-year-old woman. “I started work on Monday and was in college on Tuesday, having never held a pipe in my life,” says…
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Marshall-Tufflex celebrates National Apprentice Week with two apprentice graduates
Leading manufacturer of cable management systems Marshall-Tufflex has seen success with two apprentices, who have become full time employees within the Engineering Department following a three-and-a-half-year apprenticeship designed to tackle the skills shortage. Recognising the engineering skills gap within the construction industry, Marshall-Tufflex decided to invest in a comprehensive apprenticeship programme with local training provider SIGTA. Dave Cull, Engineering Manager at Marshall-Tufflex, says, “Nationally there is a huge shortage of…
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Electrical Careers – Dillon Jones, Electrical Design Engineer
In support of National Apprenticeship Week (8-14 February), The Electrotechnical Skills Partnership (TESP) is sharing some great case studies to profile how far apprenticeships can take you in the electrical industry. Meet Dillon Jones, who started his career as an electrical apprentice and is currently an Electrical Design Engineer at Derry Building Services. Dillon also sits on the Institute for Apprenticeship & Technical Education’s apprenticeship panel and is a great…
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From Apprentice To Managing £30m Global Company
Engineer Daren Chesworth, from Wrexham, North Wales, attributes his career success to his apprenticeship – and is encouraging pupils leaving education this summer to consider apprenticeships as a route into a successful career. As reported by Wales Online, Daren is now maintenance manager at TC Transcontinental, where he is responsible for running the main department and training new apprentices. After finishing his degree apprenticeship in electronic engineering, he is now…