Shortlisted nominee of the 2014 WISE Apprentice Award
13 November 2014
Samantha McRae, Mechanical Maintenance Apprentice, AWE
Samantha chose the apprenticeship route because she prefers hands on work. “I had never done any machining or electrical work but I gave it a go. I have never looked back since. This apprenticeship has given me the skills I need to be a competent craftsman but also invaluable skills such as communication and confidence. I love coming to work every day and I am not sure if I would have found that without taking the apprenticeship.” Her manager says she stands head and shoulders above her male peers as she demonstrates the practical application of mechanical engineering.
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