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June 21, 2021

It has taken on apprentices in different firm’s departments

Heber committed to support the National Apprenticeship Scheme in UK

(UK).- Heber has employed a number of apprentices that have progressed to senior roles within the company. One example is Richard Horne, Commercial Manager, who was one of the first apprentices at Heber. He has now been with the company for over 20 years.


he company has taken on apprentices in the Engineering, Operations, Sales and Marketing departments, and many have reached degree level in their chosen field. “I have put Apprenticeships at the heart of our company because they encourage ambition and enterprise, and help drive economic and social progress. The scheme offers a great platform for Young people to develop their experience in the working environment, as well as strengthening and enriching our company”, Les Ashton Smith- Managing Director of Heber.

Heber promotes learning and ensure Apprentices are well suited to the training given, passing on their specialist skills in Electronic Control Systems. Offering comprehensive mentoring has secured successful Apprenticeships time and time again. Heber also designs and manufactures all products in the UK, which gives Apprentices a great opportunity to understand the complete process of the business, from production, through to management.

Offering high quality learning plans in the workplace has seen Apprentices like Andrew Gardiner reach a HND in engineering. He has also just completed an exciting new project for Heber called the Magic Eye, which allows manufactured hardware/software solutions to utilize real time debug outputs. It is an extremely exciting project driven by Andrew to the benefit of Heber.

‘Working at Heber has given me the opportunity for on-the-job training whilst studying for my HND in Engineering. It has been a great opportunity for me to gain experience in the field whilst furthering my academic pursuits,” said Andrew Gardner – Engineer.

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