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Boulting apprenticeship scheme shows optimism for future

4th April

Boulting is taking positive steps towards future skills availability by the award of eight apprenticeships across its diverse business units.

Boulting continues to recruit, train and support apprentices across the multi-disciplined organisation in a time of economic uncertainty, illustrating a level of confidence for the future direction of the Boulting Business.

‘We feel it is important to maintain the future skill levels to operate effectively within the Construction Engineering industry, and future skills planning has been given a high priority,' commented Terry Marston, the Boulting Director responsible for the apprenticeship scheme.

‘Our long history illustrates how many apprentices have developed to take key roles in our business over the years, and underpins the company's standing in the sector,' added Marston. ‘We are delighted to be employing these young people and look forward to them having long, happy and successful careers with us.'

In the North West, Robbie Stanley will complete his apprenticeship in electrical installation working out of Head Office in Warrington. Stephen Pester, Liam Gough and Simon Bisset will train as electrical wiremen and will be based at the electrical switchgear and MCC manufacturing facility at Penketh, Warrington.

In Boulting's Mechanical department, Thomas O'Kane and Richard Clancy will train as pipefitters and John O'Kane will train as a mechanical technician, all based at the mechanical fabrication workshop in St. Helens. Finally, Michael Higgins will complete his apprenticeship in electrical installation and be based in Scotland, operating from the companies Grangemouth office.

These apprenticeships are the latest in a long line of local talent that Boulting have developed since 1962. Marston continued "Our apprenticeship scheme is a primary contributor to the socio-economic planning where we believe we are putting something back into our local communities."

Pictured: Boulting Director Terry Marston (centre) is flanked by his new apprentices


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