Are you ready for a career path where you can work with your hands, create things and get skills? A career in manufacturing, mechanical or engineering could be the path for you.
Get ready to be skilled in your chosen area, opening a gateway for a career which can be highly paid. Employers will look for Maths and English grades as this area can come with elements of measuring, estimating and working our surface areas.
A career in manufacturing, mechanical or engineering can use a range of skills. Employers usually seek a generic skill set within this role which would include:
A career in this trade area is hard work but is incredibly rewarding and you will be able to earn a comfortable wage with lots of room to progress. You can also continue to boost your apprenticeship knowledge along your career!
There are so many routes of progression within these trade areas you could see yourself working as a clinical engineer creating equipment to treat patients, an aerospace engineer working on the latest spacecraft and satellites or even have your own company going self-employed as a window fabricator.
There are so many routes you can take with manufacturing, mechanical and engineering!
Louis Hay, 19 from Meir is steaming ahead towards success on his final year of his Level 2 bricklaying apprenticeship. Having recently become a dad, he is looking forward to prepare for his future as a self-employed bricklayer to support his family.
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