Andy - Apprentice - Then and Now

What date you joined Meggitt?

31st August 1999

What area of the business did you start in?

Dunlop Aerospace Braking Systems

What role are you doing now?

Global Operations Director, Brake Control Systems

What made you choose an apprenticeship?

I knew I wanted to work in Engineering from an early age so it seemed a natural move to leave school at 16 and focus on a career in something I knew I would enjoy and benefit from in the future

What are the reasons you are still here?

Thoroughly enjoy the work and proud to be part of a major global aerospace company. Parker offer plenty of opportunities for growth and development including funded my education over the years up to MSc level and career opportunities as you gain experience and knowledge.

What you love about apprenticeships or why someone should join the programme today?

Focused learning on subjects you find interesting and are relevant for your chosen career. The opportunity to gain experience in a number of areas to truly understand how a business runs. Contribute, collaborate and be mentored by world experts in aerospace gaining invaluable training and personal development as you progress through your career.