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Edward Chaplin, 21, is a digital engineer apprentice, studying for a BTEC and NVQ qualification at the National College for Nuclear. He is working for Bylor JV – Laing O’Rourke on Hinkley Point C through his apprenticeship   Why did you choose an apprenticeship in civil engineering? After my A-Levels, I planned to study chemistry at university, but instead I took a gap year, did some travelling and took some time out. I was itching to get experience and start

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Jack Routledge, 21, is an overhead linesman working with UK Power Networks in Colchester What are your responsibilities as an apprentice? I help maintain our network of overhead cables and I’m also a ‘third man standby’, when I shadow a linesman to develop my understanding of the role. There are a lot of projects and new technology which I learn about. How long have you been at UK Power Networks? Three years. Why did the job appeal? UK Power Networks

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Jake Levent, 20, is an apprentice cable jointer with UK Power Networks in South London What are your responsibilities as an apprentice? As an apprentice it’s my responsibility to get stuck in to the job, learn skills and develop my understanding. This means going to sites and locations and just getting involved. Right now, I’m writing up a portfolio, which involves using photos and my own words to explain equipment and processes. How long have you been at UK Power

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Sammy-Jo Evans is 19-years-old and training to be an electrical fitter at Stansted Airport with a UK Power Networks apprenticeship How long have you worked at UK Power Networks? I started my training in September 2014. Why did the job appeal? The company offered a good career path and it was something very different and interesting compared with what I did before. Previously, I was training to be in musical theatre, so singing, dancing and acting, which is definitely not

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