Apprentice – Jack Y

Jack Y


Name: Jack Y

Age: 16

School: Newall Green High School

Further Education: none as yet

Passions: Computers and video games

Ambitions:  To be a successful engineer

If you were a superhero who would you be? The Flash


  • When did you decide on engineering and how did you get involved with the engineering apprenticeship programme?
    I decided in my final year at high school. I sent my CV to engineering companies.
  • What did you study at school to qualify in engineering?
  • What kind of projects does your apprenticeship enable you to become involved in?
    Gear cutting currently
  • What help and support do you receive as an apprentice?
    I receive all the help and support from my Mikey my Mentor.
  • Have you gained any further education qualifications after leaving school?
    Not yet
  • Do you think your apprenticeship will set you in good stead for your current and future career?
  • What do you think you would be doing if you were not in engineering?
    I think id be in a construction trade
  • What did you want to do when you left school?
    I only wanted to be in Engineering!
  • How easy did you find the transition from school to a working environment?
    Quite easy as I’ve transitioned from education to working before.
  • What Machine are you currently manning and training on:
    CNC gear cutting machines.