Huddersfield-based Kenward Precision Engineering is to set on a number of apprentices to secure the continuity of the business.
It is likely that up to four apprentices from the engineering department at Kirklees College, Huddersfield, will be taken on over the next two or three years
Director Graham Sykes said: “As our current skilled workforce ages, it is vital that we invest in replacing their highly developed skill sets to ensure the future of the business and to retain our reputation for the excellent work we produce.”
Kirklees college’s £7.5 million state-of-the-art specialist engineering centre at Turnbridge includes maintenance and fabrication workshops, CNC and mechanical workshops and facilities for teaching the most up-to-date engineering practices.
Acting Principal June Durrant said: “Kirklees College is delighted to be working with Kenward Precision Engineering and hope that this will be a long and productive partnership.
“We echo the comments of Graham Sykes about the crucial role Apprenticeships play in providing a highly skilled workforce which is specific to the needs of each employer.
“As the largest sole provider of Apprenticeships in the area we work hard to promote their value to both young people and their parents, examples of best practice from companies like Kenward Precision Engineering really help to spread the message.
“The college believes it is important not to lose sight of the personal touch which makes our provision so successful.”
Registered office: Phoenix Mill,
Leeds Road, Huddersfield,
© Somac Ltd 2016
SOMAC Ltd trading as
Kenward Precision Engineering
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