Year 11 students Ryan Panter and Craig Magner have both secured apprenticeships starting this summer. Ryan will be an apprentice carpenter with Corby Borough Council while Craig has an electrical apprenticeship with a local firm.
Ryan, who has studied the construction skills BTEC at Brooke Weston, applied online for his apprenticeship which will also cover the basics of other trades including plumbing. Ryan said: ‘I have always wanted to be in the construction business and have always enjoyed building things. The council will be sending me to college for some of my training and I will be working in their repairs department working on houses.’
Craig has secured his electrical apprenticeship with a local firm and will be working a six-day week with day release. He said: ‘It is a good trade. I will enjoy working at practical tasks. It is a three-year apprenticeship and I will study for an HNC at Tresham College in Wellingborough. I am due to have a couple of trial days touring the workshops to get a feel for the company and my role in it. I am really looking forward to starting this summer.’