Appliance of Science; One Scots Company Are Dedicated to Nurturing Local Talent in the Electronics Sector, Writes LEANNE McGRATH

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Appliance of Science; One Scots Company Are Dedicated to Nurturing Local Talent in the Electronics Sector, Writes LEANNE McGRATH


Byline: Leanne McGrath

ONE home-based company are bucking the trend in the field of electronics.

National Semiconductor remain committed to training and nurturing local talent.

The firm, based in Greenock, have been running a successful apprenticeship scheme for 30 years, training more than 130 youngsters in the industry.

Last month, a group of trainees successfully completed a Modern Apprenticeship in Engineering Maintenance and a further 13 are working towards it.

Gerry Edwards, vice president of National Semiconductor, said: "As a company, we invest heavily in training and continue to hire local talent to put through our apprenticeship scheme.

"This investment is vital to ensure a strong labour market for the future of the electronics industry as well as the future of Inverclyde."

Two of the successful apprentices, Ross Munro, 21, and 20-year-old Paul McLaughlin, were delighted with their success and are now looking forward to prosperous careers with the firm.

Ross, who works in the portable power design group as an engineering technician, said: "My apprenticeship has had many memorable moments while being a lot of hard work."

Paul added: "Working and studying at the same time was quite tough but it was good to get the variation between the two aspects. …

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