Mazak apprentices win three training awards

Posted on 30 Nov 2017 and read 761 times
Mazak apprentices win three training awardsApprentices at Yamazaki Mazak (www.mazakeu.com) scooped three awards at the annual Worcestershire Group Training Association awards ceremony.

The three apprentices, all of whom are now working full-time at the Mazak facility in Worcester, picked up their awards at a special event held at Worcester Rugby Club.

Bethany Addis (17), who won Engineering Apprentice of the Year, is in her second year of a three-year apprenticeship. She is the first female machining apprentice at Mazak’s European manufacturing plant in Worcester.

Harry Fuller (17), who is in the second year of a four-year sheet-metal apprenticeship, won the Personal Development Award. Joe Kennie (21), who won the Post-First Year Craft Apprentice of the Year Award, moved to Worcester to undertake a three-year apprenticeship with Mazak and is currently working in the heavy machining section.

Richard Smith, European group managing director at Yamazaki Mazak, said: “We have expanded our apprenticeship scheme significantly in recent years and now have more than 50 apprentices working in our European headquarters and manufacturing facility.

“These three awards are testament to the ‘can do’ attitude of all our apprentices, their enthusiasm and their willingness to learn.”

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