Michael Matheson at ADL
ADL MAs meet Cabinet Secretary during Scottish Apprenticeship Week
Past and present Forth Valley College Alexander Dennis Modern Apprentices welcomed Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity, Michael Matheson, to their workplace on Friday 6 March to coincide with Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2020.
Also in attendance at the bus factory visit in Camelon was Jennifer Tempany FVC’s Director of Business Development, Neville Prentice Senior Director, Service Development and Delivery Skills at Skills Development Scotland, and Alexander Development Ltd’s Euan Cameron UK Operations Director, Andrew Gardner Operations Director Falkirk and Robert Lapsley Learning and Development Manager.
The Apprentices were: Declan Horne 4th year, Ewan Boyle (HND) and Andrew Bennie both 3rd years, Matthew Shaw and Jake Stocks both 2nd years and Grant Wilson (Lead Design Engineer) 2008 MA intake and Connor Riley (Facilities Manager) 2012 MA intake.
Jennifer Tempany, said: “We have a very positive long-standing relationship with Alexander Dennis Ltd in Falkirk for skills provision. They first started in their grow their own talent journey in 2008 and since then have trained 75 Modern Apprentices some of whom have gone on to the Graduate Apprenticeship route too. Recently the college met with them to review and adapt our skills offer and education provision to meet their present and future requirements as their technology advances and develops.
“It was a great way to end a brilliant Scottish Apprenticeship Week.”