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Women In Engineering Day Case Study – Process Improvement Engineer

2018-05-24T13:55:27+00:00 20th June, 2018|Categories: All News|

We spoke to Charlotte Buckley, Process Improvement Engineer at Avon Protection based in Melksham. Avon Protection is part of Avon Rubber p.l.c. which is an innovative technology group with a varied history spanning 130 years. Today the business manufactures respirators and milking equipment and currently employs around 200 people at their UK site. Charlotte [...]

Women In Engineering Day Case Study – Highways Support Officer

2018-05-08T12:26:50+00:00 18th June, 2018|Categories: All News|

This coming Saturday (23rd June 2018) is International Women in Engineering Day - leading up to this day we will be sharing stories of women working in Engineering throughout the week. Our first case study is from Rhiann Surgenor, 24, who is a Support Officer in Highways at based at the Wilton depot. She is being supported [...]

Network Rail 2018 Property Returners Programme – Now Open

2018-06-12T15:29:37+00:00 15th June, 2018|Categories: All News|

Following the success of the pilot programme in 2017, Network Rail is accepting applications for its 2018 Property Returners Programme. The paid programme, of up to 24 weeks, commences in September 2018. There are 5 placements available, 4 x Surveyors and 1 x Accountant. Network Rail recognises that there are times when you may [...]

DfT Apprenticeship Bus Concessions – Apprentices Survey

2018-06-11T10:23:12+00:00 14th June, 2018|Categories: All News|

The Department for Transport (DfT) has asked Atkins and CH2M (now Jacobs) to assess options to offer discounted bus travel to apprentices in England. Rail travel is being considered separately. Please note that the information contained in this questionnaire does not reflect UK government policy. Your answer to these questions will help us to [...]

Clarkson Evans Apprenticeship Vacancies

2018-06-11T10:20:37+00:00 13th June, 2018|Categories: All News|

Clarkson and Evans are recruiting electrical apprentices to be based in Trowbridge. What will you do as an apprentice? You will work as part of a small team, wiring new homes from start to finish. Your team will include an experienced electrician and usually a second or third year apprentice. Your skills will build [...]

MG Cannon – Be Involved Case Study

2018-06-04T15:11:07+00:00 12th June, 2018|Categories: All News|

MG Cannon have been a great supporter of our Be Involved initiative – we met recently with Juliet Harris – Group Marketing Coordinator to discuss their journey.   Why did you pledge to ‘Be Involved’?   We pledged because MG Cannons ethos is too involve the community wherever possible, our customers are important to us and [...]

The Year of Engineering – Land Drainage Engineer Case Study

2018-05-24T12:44:18+00:00 11th June, 2018|Categories: All News|

Jack Francis, Land Drainage Engineer, works at Wiltshire Council in the Highways team. He will soon be studying for his Degree in Civil Engineering. We started by asking Jack about his career history and why he chose to study and work within the Engineering sector? When I finished school after my GCSEs I studied [...]

Careerpilot Webinars – Supporting Students to use Careerpilot

2018-06-04T14:50:23+00:00 8th June, 2018|Categories: All News|

Careerpilot are holding three webinars for staff to support students in using Careerpilot, dates and topics below: Intro to Careerpilot: For those who are new to the site Wednesday 6 June 2018 @ 3:30pm Tuesday 3 July 2018 @ 3:30pm Using Careerpilot to help choose post 16 options Thursday 24 May 2018 @ 3:30pm [...]

GOFISH – new courses starting September 2018

2018-06-04T14:21:29+00:00 7th June, 2018|Categories: All News|

GOFISH is a free programme helping young people between the age of 13 to 30 prepare to enter the world of work, start their own businesses and become successful entrepreneurs. GOFISH, based in Trowbridge, offers two workshop programmes which are free to attend: The World of Work programme for those who want to get a job includes: [...]