Autumn 2014

Young talent shines bright

This month marks the end of the first year of apprenticeship for Ryan Peacey, 17, Ben Marshall, 18 and Craig Morgan, 23 who were lucky enough to be selected to work with the Strainstall team at Cowes. 

The three electronics apprentices, who now move in to their second year, have been working on projects such as supplying monitoring systems for a floating deck, as well as vessel approach systems and the new Smartload technology. They expect to stay in the field and complete their apprenticeships with the company over the next three years, and have just been joined by two new apprentices on the Strainstall team.

Craig Morgan explains:

“I’ve really enjoyed my first year I’m looking forward to my second! The hands-on approach to training and working alongside the team on actual customer projects, means you feel as if you are really contributing to the business”

Production supervisor, Leigh Hume, who is responsible for their training, adds:

“We’ve been pleasantly surprised at the progress all three have made in such a short time. We expect very high standards of workmanship and the lads have not disappointed.”

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