Hampshire Highways welcomes class of 2016

20 October 2016
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Hampshire Highways welcome the class of 2016

Amey, who provide highways maintenance services on behalf of Hampshire County Council, this week welcomed their next group of five apprentices who will be taking up roles in the highways service. 

The  new recruits Clint Thompson ( from Aldershot), Brennan Long ( from Havant) ,Ryan Granger ( from Southampton) ,Stephen McCrory (from Southampton ) and Josh Royl (from North Baddesley)   join Amey's apprenticeship programme which runs for 24 months during which time they will  learn different skills including heavy patching tarmac, fixing potholes, working on drainage and laying kerbs. The five  will each complete an NVQ Level 2 Diploma as well as taking an active part in Amey’s community, charity and education initiatives.

The class of 2016 were welcomed to Hampshire Highways by Cllr Rob Humby , Executive Member for Economy, Transport and Environment at Hampshire County Council and John Maddy , David Fawcett and Paul Coombes from Amey .

Councillor Rob Humby,  Executive Member for Environment and Transport at Hampshire County Council, said: “I was really pleased to meet these young apprentices at the beginning of their careers.  This apprenticeship programme not only offers excellent training but also ensures we have the right skills we need in Hampshire, and I wish them all the best for the future.”

Paul Anderson Amey’s Account Director in Hampshire, said: "I am delighted to welcome our new group of apprentices . It is  important that we continue to invest in the future generation by offering structured apprenticeship programmes and further training. I look forward to seeing our new intake flourish and develop over the next two years”

Amey were recognised in the prestigious Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers list .