Apprentice Dylan

Dylan Preston

Dylan Preston


Name: Dylan Preston

Age: 16

School: Bluecoat

Further Education: None as yet

Passions:    Playing the Guitar

Ambitions: To become a guitar and solo for a band

If you were a superhero who would you be? Superman


  • When did you decide on engineering and how did you get involved with the engineering apprenticeship programme?
    End of year 10
  • What did you study at school to qualify in engineering?
    Construction / Manual Techniques
  • What kind of projects does your apprenticeship enable you to become involved in?
    Hands on with the machinery
  • What help and support do you receive as an apprentice?
    Have a mentor Darren who gives full support but also allows me to develop and reduces support as and when needed
  • 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?
    Working at Tesco
  • What did you want to do when you left school?
    Become involved in music
  • How easy did you find the transition from school to a working environment?
  • What Machine are you currently manning and training on:
    Pfauter Gear Hobber and basically all gear cutting equipment