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MANUFACTURING, MECHANICAL AND GAS ENGINEERING

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. 

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SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND BEHAVIOURS

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: 

  • knowledge of maths
  • the ability to use, repair and maintain machines and tools
  • knowledge of building and construction
  • to be thorough and pay attention to detail
  • the ability to use your initiative
  • physical skills like movement, coordination and dexterity
  • knowledge of manufacturing production and processes
  • the ability to accept criticism and work well under pressure
  • to be able to carry out basic tasks on a computer or hand-held device

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!

CAREER PATH AND PROGRESSION

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!  

 

CHECK OUT DECLAN'S STORY

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  • 28th April 2022

Manufacturing Apprenticeship Success with Zara Hale at Churchill China

Zara Hale, 18, from Biddulph in Stoke-On-Trent, is currently exceeding expectations at Churchill China working in the Stone Casting department as an apprentice. Zara started her journey on the construction skills pre-apprenticeship programme with Achieve Training after realising college was not for her. 

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  • 21st April 2022

From Apprentice to Management : A success story with Nicola Hudson

Nicola Hudson, 29, from Stoke-on-Trent, has been on an incredible journey with Achieve Training. As we celebrate 40 years in business, Nicola's journey has gone full circle, from first starting as an apprentice, to excelling and becoming a Wellbeing Development Manager in her role today - 10 years after she first joined the company. This is her story in her own words.

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  • 28th February 2022

Maintenance Operations success with Harry Brammer

Congratulations to Harry Brammer for achieving a Distinction in his Level 2 Maintenance Operations Apprenticeship (which is now known as Property Maintenance Level 2).

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  • 17th February 2022

From Business Skills to Business Administration Apprenticeship

Benjamin Mellor, 17, from Bignall End, Stoke-On-Trent is currently excelling his business skills at LA International in Trentham as a Business Administration Level 3 Apprentice. Just months into his apprenticeship journey with Achieve Training, Ben is already getting recognised by his team members since starting in November 2021 at LA International working alongside the Security and Data Input team.    

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  • 6th February 2022

Fast-track Success with Lewis Whitehurst at Holdcroft Heating

Lewis Whitehurst, 16 from Baddeley Green, Stoke-on-Trent is currently exceeding on his journey as a Level 3 gas engineering apprentice just months into his journey at Achieve Training. Lewis is currently working closely alongside the team at Holdcroft Heating in Burslem embarking on a fantastic career servicing boilers, water heaters, breakdowns, fitting fireplaces and practicing brickwork and plastering.

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  • 26th November 2021

Dylan Warren, From Apprentice to Tutor at Achieve Training

Dylan Warren, 27, has come full circle returning to Achieve Training as a Joinery Tutor. Having loved his experience so much as a teenager, Dylan wanted to give other young people the skills and same inspiring experience he had on his career journey. 

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