Apprentice: Federal-Mogul Motorparts

Federal-Mogul Motorparts

Federal-Mogul Motorparts serves customers in the automotive aftermarket industry. They provide maintenance, service and performance enhancing products and original equipment manufacturers of vehicles.


We interviewed two of their apprentices and got their own story and views.

James Gill

How did you get into an apprenticeship?

I became an apprentice by applying for the job role directly. I then took an aptitude test at a college and sat through interviews.

Why did you take up an apprenticeship?

I feel that apprenticeships are the best way to get into engineering as they are structured solely for engineering. I would recommend an engineering apprenticeship to anyone wanting be an engineer.

What are the benefits of an apprenticeship?

The benefits of being an apprentice are;

·         Working in the environment that you’re training to work in.

·         Earning a wage.

·         Receiving training.

·         Learning from experienced others.

How did your parents felt when you started an apprenticeship?

My parents fully supported my idea to do an engineering apprenticeship.

Connor

How did you get into an apprenticeship?

I wanted to get a job instead of going to university and I liked the idea of learning whilst I worked and thought an apprenticeship would benefit me more in the future.

Why did you take up an apprenticeship?

I think apprenticeships are the best way as you’re getting work experience from a young age whilst being paid at the same time so I would advise them to look for an apprenticeship.

What are the benefits of an apprenticeship?

You’re getting on the job training which is important for the future, you’re guaranteed a job at the end of your training, you’re getting paid from a young age and you’ll become more experienced day by day.

How did your parents felt when you started an apprenticeship?

My family were really supportive and liked the idea of me getting an apprenticeship.

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