Sizewell B signs up four new apprentices

Sizewell B year one apprentice Will Fiske and year two apprentice Rachel Wills, centre, with this ye

Sizewell B year one apprentice Will Fiske and year two apprentice Rachel Wills, centre, with this year's new apprentices, from left, Eliot Bird, Gary Jackman, Glen Bunting and Tom Carton. - Credit: Archant

Four new apprentices recruited by Sizewell B power station have attended an open evening, together with members of their families, to learn more about the four-year scheme they will being starting in Septemer.

They heard about the world-class facilities at the Royal Navy base HMS Sultan, near Portsmouth, where they will be based for the first two years before returning to Sizewell B to complete their training on site.

This year’s recruits are Tom Carton and Gary Jackman, both 19, Eliot Bird, 17, and Glen Bunting, 15.

Jim Crawford, Sizewell B station director, said: “I always look forward to the welcome event for the apprentices. It is such an important part of their introduction to the award-winning apprenticeship programme for their whole family – we get to meet their proud mums, dads, and grandparents who want to hear more.”