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Curtis Clarke from Scunthorpe was crowned JTL MES Apprentice of the Year 2015/16 Curtis from Scunthorpe won the 2015/16 crown of JTL MES Apprentice of the Year. MES is mechanical engineering services, which includes plumbing and HVAC apprenticeships. Now aged 24, Curtis completed his A-levels and then opted for a practical job over a university education, feeling it would better suit his skill set. He successfully applied for a plumbing apprenticeship with Kier and has completed his four-year training. Next

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JTL apprentice Samantha Jones has travelled the world since completing her electrical apprenticeship 26-year old Samantha from Gloucestershire was named Southern Region JTL Apprentice of the Year, making it through to the national finals. Samantha is also one of JTL’s ambassadors, who help to raise awareness of the opportunities available for young women in the electrical industry and encourage them to take up apprenticeships. “Being a finalist at the national JTL Awards has been a highlight of my career so far

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Mitchell Shore, an electrician from Derby, was JTL’s National Apprentice of the Year Mitchell, an electrician from Derby, was named JTL National Apprentice of the Year 2015/16 at the training provider’s annual awards. Mitchell completed his apprenticeship with M&R Electrical in Burton-upon-Trent and has since gone on to set up his own business, LECAW Electrical Services. Mitchell proved himself to be an excellent apprentice, working four days a week on site for his employer and spending one day a week

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22-year-old Zak Gates was awarded National Apprentice of the Year by JTL Zak, from Burton-upon-Trent, was named JTL’s National Apprentice of the Year 2014/15 at the training provider’s most recent annual awards. Zak completed his apprenticeship with Staffordshire-based electrical engineering and contracting company, IC Electrical. Having proved himself to be an excellent apprentice, Zak passed all his City and Guilds electrical exams with distinction at Loughborough College and is currently working towards a higher national diploma in electrical and electronic

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Ellie Weddell chose an Engineering apprenticeship with ATG Training for Martin Baker, a company that makes ejector seats for military planes all over the world Ellie works in the fitting shop at Martin Baker, assembling smaller components that subsequently go on to be fitted to ejector seats. “I’m doing a mechanical engineering apprenticeship which takes four years to complete. I started off doing things like hand-fitting and hand-machining and now we’ve moved onto various types of mechanical machining, like turning

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17-year-old Ed Smith chose ATG Training for his apprentice in propulsion engineering for Moog Inc Ed fought off stiff competition in a series of assessments to successfully secure the role as an engineering apprentice for Moog Inc, a company specialising in the development and manufacture of in-space propulsion systems for military and commercial aircraft, satellites and space vehicles, launch vehicles, missiles, automated industrial machinery, marine applications, and medical equipment. As an advanced level apprentice, Ed is employed full-time by Moog,

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The higher apprenticeship route with Rolls-Royce at Derby College has proved to be the ideal choice for Sam Bowler A higher apprenticeship programme with Rolls-Royce has provided the best of both worlds for Sam Bowler—the chance to achieve a highly regarded qualification while working with one of the world’s best-known companies. As part of his apprenticeship programme, Sam completed his foundation degree in integrated engineering at Derby College. After studying A-levels in maths, further maths, chemistry and physics, he decided

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20-year-old Fiona Keenaghan is a civil engineering apprentice with Thames Tideway Tunnel while studying at South Thames College Civil engineering apprentice Fiona tried A-levels but soon realised they weren’t right for her. Inspired by her brother, who had also been an engineering apprentice, she started an apprenticeship with Thames Tideway Tunnel instead. Getting to work on one of London’s largest infrastructure projects has been a valuable experience for Fiona. “It suits me because I’m working and studying at the same

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Max Donohoe is an apprentice with JTL at Pimlico Plumbers, a leading firm of heating and plumbing installers based in the heart of London Max is employed by Pimlico Plumbers while serving a four-year apprenticeship, which is supported throughout by JTL, the leading building services engineering apprenticeship provider. Pimlico Plumbers started life in 1979 from a basement of an estate agent in Pimlico—the brainchild of MD Charlie Mullins. The firm has been at the forefront of changing attitudes to heating

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Adam Ashworth is training for an NVQ level 3 in aeronautical engineering with the Army Adam, 28, from Burnley, is serving in the 7th Air Assault Battalion, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, and is training for an NVQ level 3 in aeronautical engineering. After working in the civilian engineering sector for a number of years, he decided that he wanted to pursue a more challenging and rewarding career. After speaking to his local Army recruiting office, he decided that a

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