News & Features
Apprenticeships - Jamie Colledge
Jamie Colledge, former Electrical Installation Apprentice, is now our head Electrical Design Engineer, after a change in his career path. He is now studying a higher apprenticeship in Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Teesside University, and is constantly evolving his skills.
Working for Intelect has helped me progress on both social and professional levels. I joined Intelect from school through a training centre onto an advanced apprenticeship, I was always keen to be involved and learn but I worried I wouldn't be able to advance my career. After my apprenticeship I had meetings with the company directors and they happily agreed to put me through additional training to become the company's first apprentice trained NICEIC Qualified Supervisor. I successfully held the position for 6 years and felt I had become complacent with the job role. I needed to push myself further technically and again, I approached the directors for a chance to promote myself to an electrical design engineer. This was welcomed by the company directors and I had the opportunity to further my career by enrolling onto a Higher National Certificate in Electrical and Electronic Engineering. I have since graduated from the HNC with a Distinction grade and have been accepted onto the second year of a degree apprenticeship for the Bachelor's in Electrical and Electronic Engineering. On successful completion of my degree apprenticeship I will become the Intelect’s first 'grass roots' professionally registered electrical engineer with the IET as an incorporated engineer (IEng). My future plans are to become a professionally chartered electrical engineer and I believe Intelect would support me wholly.
- Ben New, fabrication apprentice, is one of the company’s latest rising stars. Completing his first year of training with local engineering college HETA, Ben was recently awarded Apprentice of the Year by the college, after achieving a distinction in each of the ten exams he sat as part of his course.Read More »
- St Mary’s Football Club has had a positive start to their season following the announcement of a new three-year sponsorship with local engineering company, Intelect.Read More »
- News & Features In the same week that engineering company Intelect celebrated its 25th anniversary, the team were also delighted to bag three awards for their commitments to apprenticeships and training. The first award arrived at the grand final of the North East Business Awards, where Intelect narrowly pipped Unipres and Newcastle Building Society to […]Read More »