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Welcome to SCS Group’s blog page, where we aim to keep you up to date with what’s going on here. This week’s post is about our London-based Apprentice Project Engineers Leteesha Flore and Muhammad Wahid, who recently visited our Cardiff office for training and a tour. Links to previous blog posts are featured at the end of this post. 

A picture of Apprentice Project Engineers Leteesha Flore and Muhammad Wahid during their visit to the Cardiff office

Apprentice Project Engineers Leteesha Flore and Muhammad Wahid during their visit to the Cardiff office

Behind the scenes – our apprentices visit the Cardiff office for training

Gareth McTiffin, October 4, 2016

 

Here at SCS Group we encourage our apprentices to learn as much as possible by offering on-the-job training and visits to site, alongside trips to our various offices.

The program is designed to give the apprentices an overarching view of the company and industry and in-depth knowledge of their specific area of work.

We caught up with Leteesha Flore and Muhammad Wahid, our London-based Apprentice Project Engineers, after their recent first visit to Cardiff to find out what they thought.

How have you enjoyed your first visit to Cardiff?

Leteesha said: “I have really enjoyed my visit to Cardiff, I particularly liked meeting everyone so I can start putting faces to names.”

Muhammad added: “I have enjoyed my visit because it’s helped me better understand the whole business.”

What have you covered whilst being here?

The London team consists of people working within our Building Automation division only, so during their time in Cardiff both apprentices were able to spend time in other departments.

Muhammad said: “We spent a lot of time with the Easivent team which I found really helpful – we had a full tour of the warehouse, as well as seeing the equipment in action! It was also useful to see the ordering process and how products are sent out to clients.”

Leteesha explained: “Spending time with the pre-construction team was great! We also went through application procedures as well as lots of internal processes with the finance team.”

A picture of Apprentices Muhammad and Leteesha having a tour of the Easivent Warehouse with Richard (Easivent Product Engineer)

Muhammad and Leteesha having a tour of the Easivent Warehouse with Richard (Easivent Product Engineer)

How has this trip helped you understand the business?

Leteesha said: “We have learnt about the products in theory and seen them in pictures but this trip to Cardiff gave me the opportunity to see and hold the items myself.

“Getting to know the different departments has been great to help me build relationships with other people in the company.”

Will you be working differently as a result of your visit to Cardiff?

Muhammad said: “I wouldn’t do anything drastically different, however when dealing with placing orders with Easivent I will feel a lot more confident.”

Leteesha added: “Learning about the internal finance processes and understanding how we request payment from our clients was really helpful, it will certainly change my approach on certain tasks when I return to London.”

When will you be back?

Leteesha said: “We don’t have any current plans to return – apart from social events – but we’re both hoping to come back very soon.”

Previous blog posts:

The benefits of doing an internship at SCS Group by Eleanore Nash – September 6, 2016
The challenges of working in Communications at SCS Group – Part 3 by Eleanore Nash – August 23, 2016
The challenges of working in Communications at SCS Group – Part 2 by Eleanore Nash – August 15, 2016
The challenges of working in Communications at SCS Group – Part 1 by Eleanore Nash – August 8, 2016
Shattering stereotypes by Eleanore Nash – July 27, 2016