UK welding and engineering solutions provider, QA Weld Tech, has added to its team of fully qualified and experienced engineers with its largest intake of apprentices since the company was established over 35 years ago.
QA Weld Tech, which has been working with the world’s major oil and gas firms for decades, will deliver its apprenticeship program across multiple disciplines to five recent appointments. The company revealed in a statement that it recognises the importance of training and developing the skillset of young people in the industry.
“We pride ourselves in the fact that we can offer everyone that comes through our doors the opportunity to progress within the company, joining our team of passionate industry professionals,” Dave Pickles, operations director at QA Weld Tech said.
“By implementing training in all disciplines and offering quality apprenticeship programs, we can overcome the challenges faced in the industry of an ageing workforce. Through engaging with young enthusiastic people, keen to develop a career in the field, we can bridge the skills gap continuing to move forward and successfully compete in international markets,” he added.