On the 6th February 2017 Apprentices Mean Business supported an event at St. Edwards school to promote Design and Technology as a great career path. Students from years 9, 10, 11 and 12 were invited to an evening all about Design and Technology; with manufacturing, construction and engineering guests from local organisations; students had the chance to meet and talk to experts and practitioners from the industry. The students and parents we spoke with were very engaging and it was also a perfect opportunity to encourage technology through apprenticeships.
James Rowe and Susanna Perkins of Superior Seals have been presenting at Poole High School. This event was targeted at year 8 students who have to make their GCSE subject choices very soon therefore an important time for them. Susanna and James spoke about their experiences as apprentices at Superior Seals, highlights included the opportunities and responsibilities they have gained. The pair also reinforced that there are many apprentice disciplines now available in multiple fields and at differing levels giving school leavers a huge amount of choice. A brilliant morning engaging with… Read More
There was a great turn out for the Your Future – Your Choice event last week. Young people from Bournemouth and Poole were able to ‘drop in’ and seek advice from schools, Universities and employers. Apprenticeships were well represented by Superior Seals, JP Morgan, Ultra Electronics and Bournemouth and Poole Councils. Keep an eye out for the next one!
On the 17th March Superior Seals hosted a well attended event promoting apprenticeships to potential new apprenticeship providers. The networking breakfast lead to presentations from Aish and Superior outlining their apprenticeship schemes, how they are incorporated throughout the companies and their significant success as a result of taking on apprentices. The question and answer session was followed by a tour of the Superior Academy, demonstrating how the Superior apprentices have contributed to the business. Hopefully we’ll start to see new schemes starting in the near future!