WRR Pedley & Co.Ltd manufactures metal pressings, welded assemblies, cut length, and manipulated tubes.
Why did you decide to take on an apprentice?
To improve the externally-trained skills base in the business and to bring younger people into the business
How has the company benefitted from having an apprentice?
By bringing younger people into a business with an ageing workforce
What support did you receive from the college when setting up the apprenticeship and what support is provided to you and your apprentice during their training?
Full assistance with selection of appropriate training and enrolment and follow up
What would you say to other employers who are considering taking on an apprentice?
Make full use of the local training opportunities available where possible.