Hepco forges links with local schools

Student demo: linear slide system manufacturer Hepco has forged links with local schools and invites groups of students to visit its Devon factory, to encourage young people to take up engineering. Apprentices make up more than 12% of Hepco’s engineering workforce. The Engineering and Marine Training Authority has warned that engineering Modern Apprenticeships are facing […]

Student demo: linear slide system manufacturer Hepco has forged links with local schools and invites groups of students to visit its Devon factory, to encourage young people to take up engineering. Apprentices make up more than 12% of Hepco’s engineering workforce. The Engineering and Marine Training Authority has warned that engineering Modern Apprenticeships are facing a funding crisis which could leave the industry with a chronic shortage of apprentices.