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Telecoms engineer - Peter

 

Peter considered University after school but put his technical skills developed as a child  building airfix model kits to good  use within the telecoms sector. After completing a role in constructing bikes, his current role as telecoms engineer allows him to demonstrate his technical skills, ensuring that...

Sound engineer -Giuseppe

From an early age, Giuseppe had an interest in sound and audio productino. After college he worked as a sound engineer at a recording studio, moving onto outdoor shows and cruise ship audio management. After working in the theatre, he has spent the last 8 eyars at the Royal Opera House, ensuring the audio quality...

Horticultural technician - Sally

 

Sally always wanted to work outdoors in horticulture and began her career after leaving school. She now works in the Cambridge University Botanic Garden, growing specimens for the University’s experiments and cultivating and curating some strange varieties of plant collections.

 

Design and technical services manager - Barney

Barney was passionate about Lego and making things as a child. From helping his father build steam engines, he realised he wanted to work in manufacturing. Now in a technical role as Design and Technical Services manager at Rolls Royce, he works with post graduates on research projects.  He acknowledges that...

Manufacturing assembly team manager

Sunday has been working in manufacturing since coming to England in 1991, beginning at Mars Confectionary as a Factory Operator. He then moved to GSK as a submission operator and now is manager of an assembly team at Brompton.

Throughout his career Sunday has done most of his learning on...

Apprentice broadcast engineer -Jahangir

Jahangir completed AS levels in Physics, Maths, Chemistry and Biology along with an EPQ qualification.  A passion for engineering led him to the BBC to undertake an apprenticeship which provided sponsorship to complete a degree alongside undertaking multiple work placements including Radio/TV and Production System...

First line support technician -Rebecca

Rebecca enjoyed IT at school -this lead her to pursue the role of support technician within the IT team at Azurri, supporting key customers and ensuring systems remain active at all times.

Telecomms support - Leah

Leah studied AS maths and IT and A level psychology and computing. Despite starting a computing degree, she subsequently realised that the Telecoms Support Apprenticeship Pathway suited her learning style more appropriately. She is now working as an apprentice at Azzuri, working to support customers and solve...

Inspired by space: engaging girls in STEM

This guide supports educators in inspiring all children to enjoy activities relating to STEM subjects, in particular girls. It looks at statistics of women in STEM roles and introduces many female role models working in the space industry. It provides ideas for activities to support and embed learning in the...

Bright Sparks: Scientists Today - Dr Marco Califano

This resource, which links to the topics of electricity and sustainable energy, takes the form of an interview with a modern day scientist, Dr Marco Califano. Marco investigates ways of using the Sun's energy to make electricity, so we do not have to rely on fossil fuels such as coal and gas. He talks about his...

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