Read below for discussions of different job paths in the world of transport.
EEH CELEBRATES APPRENTICESHIPS
To celebrate National Apprenticeship week and National Careers week EEH spoke to apprentices working with our partners about their experiences and their careers.
We talked to; Jack Sheldrake who works at Buckinghamshire Council and is pursuing a level 3 Business Administration apprenticeship in the Transport Strategy team. Jack Tickle who is working on a Level 3 Transport Planning Apprenticeship at Buckinghamshire Council. Samuel Cartledge who is completing a Level 6 Degree Apprenticeship in Civil Engineering at Laing O’Rourke. And Beth Hodskinson, a degree level Civil Engineering apprentice with Laing O’Rourke.
Our apprentices described that their apprenticeship was highly beneficial for personal and professional development. As motivation for joining the industry they described how transport was crucial to the functioning and betterment everyday life. As a reflection of why to work in transport they described how they enjoyed working in a sector where no day was the same. All of the apprentices recommended apprenticeships for those looking to get into the industry as you can gain skills, experience and confidence whilst getting a qualification.
WOMEN IN ENGINEERING
EEH Celebrates Women in Engineering: Managing Director Naomi Green interviews two female engineers working in the Heartland.