Choosing to undergo an apprenticeship means that you could be developing practical experience in your field from as young 16 years old. With a respectible, trained skill and several years of working experience, you are likely to gain a head start over many university graduates who are often leaving with debts of over £30,000. Therefore apprenticeships are increasingly becoming the choice further education amongst young people.
Samwell Tooling has a reputation for producing detailed, quality work, and this is largely down to the skill level of it’s engineers. Every once and a while we take on a small number of apprentices, who show an aptitude and enthusiasm for engineering, to be trained as skilled tool and cutter grinders. Unlike many other apprenticeships, here you will be expected to work on a veriety of different areas within the workshop, stretching and expanding your skills in all areas of the profession. You will recieve an attentive training with regular 1 on 1 tuition so that we make sure you reach the maximum of your potential. We rely heavily on the work our apprentices produce and you will find that you contribute in a very fullfilling and worthwhile way. By the end of the programme we expect our apprentices to be highly skilled, versatile craftsmen within the tool and cutter grinding field, and many are offered long term employment at it’s completion.
3 reasons why engineering would be a great career path.
#1. Develop specialist, transferable skills that will put you in demand. The profession of engineering is one that is well respected world wide. The skills learnt training as an engineer such as problem solving, decision making, innovation, project management and team working are sought after by many employers.
#2. It’s a very lucrative industry. Engineers are paid very well in comparison to the national average wage. Furthermore, an apprenticeship is a paid training programme which means you will be earning money from the minute you start.
#3. Careers satisfaction Once you train as an engineer you will become part of an exciting, constantly developing industry. The skills you learn are very valuable, which you will be able to use to contribute to the industry in a very rewarding way. Furthermore you will progress and gain new skills and experiences even after your apprenticeship, as technology continues to evolve.