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Tomorrow’s Engineers

Throughout the year we engage with a range of schools to highlight the opportunities associated with a career in engineering and the benefits of the apprenticeship route.

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Sphinx Awards

Congratulations to the Sphinx U11 Blue team on their success this season!They recently attended their end of season Award Ceremony, where the team received trophies to celebrate their achievements.

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International Women in Engineering Day

International Women in Engineering Day, brought to you by Women's Engineering Society (WES) will celebrate its 9th year in 2022 and figures as of June 2021 show that 16.5% of engineers are women.

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Rising to the Challenge

Congratulations to our Food and Drink Engineering Maintenance apprentices (from Morrisons, The Kraft Heinz Company and Saputo Inc.) who recently completed a 5-day programme delivered by The Outward Bound Trust UK in Eskdale.

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Oxfordshire Apprenticeship Awards 2022

Congratulations to all the finalists and winners of the Oxfordshire Apprenticeship Awards 2022!In particular we would like to celebrate:ADVANCED APPRENTICE AWARD - FINALIST, HIGHLY COMMENDED Lauren Hansen, Maintenance Planner, Jacobs Douwe EgbertsKeith Fisher, Apprentice Manager at JDE comments...

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Sphinx 1 – 1 MGTS

When searching for a local organisation to support with sponsorship, our Training & Development Adviser Lee Beesley had the perfect answer.

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A Focus on Optimec Metrology

Last year we developed a relationship with Optimec Metrology to help them develop their next generation of engineering talent.We caught up with them to see how their apprentice James is making a difference. Here's their story...

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Engineering Success at Ardagh Group

We caught up with former MGTS apprentice, Anthony Hyams, to discover how his career has progressed since completing his engineering apprenticeship.Anthony left school in 2004 and promptly secured an engineering apprenticeship with Ardagh Group (formerly Ball Packaging).

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A Project to Enhance Performance

Bailey Wiggett, an apprentice Manufacturing Technician, is in the fourth year of her engineering apprenticeship with Amtico (designers and manufacturers of flooring, headquartered in Coventry).

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Driven to Succeed

Bethany Brown started her apprenticeship with Tata Technologies Limited (TTL) in 2016. Here we catch up with Bethany to talk about her journey from engineering apprentice to Junior Engineer.Why did you choose a career in engineering?My dad is an engineer so this did positively influence my decision.

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Next Generation Engineering

Back in 1993 Matthew Beverley started his engineering apprenticeship training at MGTS in Coventry. He had secured an apprentice position with Park Sheet Metal, specialising in sheet metal and fabrication in the prestige automotive industry.

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