STUDENT VOICE Student Voice SPRING SUMMER 2017 - Page 21

Engineering trips for Foundation Apprentices OUR FIRST GROUP OF ENGINEERING FOUNDATION APPRENTICES HAVE BEEN TRAVELLING AROUND AYRSHIRE TO GAIN AN INSIGHT INTO WORKING AS AN ENGINEER IN DIFFERENT SECTORS. GSK in Irvine, William Engineering in Kilwinning, and Wabtec Faiveley in Kilmarnock welcomed the pupils for a tour of their facilities and discussions about career routes within the companies. The Foundation Apprenticeship class has pupils from three Ayrshire schools; St Matthews Academy, Greenwood Academy and Prestwick Academy. The pupils are all aiming to pursue a career in the engineering sector. THE STUDENT VOICE SPRING/SUMMER 2017 21