Bright start for new sparks

Grimwood & Dix

Electrical contractor Grimwood & Dix of Dukinfield near Manchester, is continuing its commitment to training with the taking on of four new apprentices. This latest intake brings to 24 the number of trainees at different stages.

Managing director Kevin Duffy says, ‘I am extremely proud to welcome this year’s new apprentices. This commitment has continued in spite of being in the middle of one of the worst recessions in recent history and underlines my policy of real investment in people for the future.

Training manager Andrew Shaw explains, ‘The work we carry out is very diverse, and that means our apprentices will experience all kinds of electrical installation work. As well as site-based learning, all our apprentices attend college and complete a recognised City & Guilds qualification.’

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