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Why should I do an Engineering Apprenticeship?

This week is National Apprenticeship Week in the UK, which is a government-led celebration of all things apprenticeships aiming to showcase this career option. I will mostly be talking about engineering higher apprenticeships as this is where my experience lies, but a lot of the discussion will be relevant to apprenticeships in all fields and…

Welcome to 2021!

So here we are again, in the midst of another lockdown in the UK and facing minimal signs of optimism about the year ahead… It has taken me a while to find the right words to put down for this post; I had hoped to be able to review lessons and achievements from last year…

The Female Engineer’s Guide on How to Prepare your Van for Winter Hibernation

As we are heading firmly into the winter in the UK, the campsites are closing and the roads are starting to be covered in grit. Both of these are bad news for us campervan owners, as it generally signals the end of the season…if you can call it that this year! For my latest ‘How…

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About Me

Hi, I’m Emilie. Previously a motorcycle mechanic working in dealerships and racing teams, I am now working as an engine development engineer for JCB. This is my daily life as a female engineer in the United Kingdom.

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