Thinking about an electrical apprenticeship? Tips from the top – Tip 1

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  Posted by: electime      7th February 2022

To support National Apprenticeship Week, Electrical Times hears from senior directors at the specialist, multi-discipline engineering solutions business, BGEN. All former electrical apprentices, they share their advice on making it in the electrical world for those people thinking about making a career in the sector.

Name: Terry Marston

Job title: managing director – nuclear

Qualified as an electrician via the apprenticeship route: 1971

Why go down the apprenticeship route?

“My initial apprenticeship paved the way for me to travel across Africa, Europe and the Middle East, meeting all kinds of interesting people along the way.

“Having qualified as an electrician through my apprenticeship, I gained additional experience and qualifications which enabled me to pass through the ranks of approved electrician, supervisor, site manager, project manager and contracts manager, to the level I am at today.

“I just wish I could do it all over again!”