24 Feb 2022

Engineering taster days coming soon!

Are you interested in an engineering career but aren't sure of what it involves? Well, there's now a great opportunity to find out more in our exciting new series of engineering taster days.

These one-day sessions will be held at our site in Scunthorpe and are designed to cover a range of engineering trades, providing a valuable insight into what it’s like to work in engineering. Helen Rennie, Training & Learning Lead, said: “We’ll be running 4 sessions in April that will cover mechanical and electrical engineering as well as fabrication and welding. Attendees will be able to get hands-on experience of some basic engineering skills crossing a range of disciplines in our Apprentice Training Centre Workshop.

“We hope that after the taster session, attendees will find out if engineering could be for them and be able to make an informed career choice. Engineering skills are vital in our industry so it’s important to maintain a strong pipeline of talented individuals coming into the business.

“So if you or someone you know is interested in finding out more, please get in touch.”

When are the sessions and who are they for?

The sessions are running on 12 (fully booked), 14 (fully booked), 19 and 21 April 2022. They’re open to anyone in Year 11 and above who is considering a career in engineering; there is no upper age limit.

What will be covered?

  • Mechanical engineering: using basic hand skills and tools
  • Electrical engineering: understanding basic electrical wiring
  • Fabrication and welding: understanding how to set up and use welding equipment

Who is it for?

The sessions are aimed at Year 11 students and older - there is no upper age limit.

How can I apply?

If you're interested, email trainees@britishsteel.co.uk. We’ll send you a short form to complete and return prior to confirming your booking.