Capula celebrates Class of 2022 graduations

Industrial automation and control systems integrator for digital solutions Capula is celebrating its Class of 2022, with achievements coming from a range of engineering and business disciplines, with studies taking place at academic institutes in Staffordshire and the North of England.

Alex Wixon and Edward Price both achieved a BSC (Hons) Digital & Technology Solutions following the completion of their Professional Apprenticeship (Integrated Degree) at Staffordshire University. Edward, who secured a 2:1, is looking to continue to build his engineering experience at Capula through a targeted programme of projects supported by his mentor.

Having also studied at Staffordshire University, Andrew Shannon achieved a BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering, First Class via the degree apprenticeship route and is continuing his career at Capula by supporting a range of critical national infrastructure engineering projects.

Ben Smith and Sally Parker have successfully completed a challenging yet rewarding Level 7 short course in Digital Transformation at Staffordshire University. Sally continues to flourish in her engineering role having won the Apprentice of the Year award at Staffordshire University earlier in the year.

Craig Ostrouchow completed his BTEC Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Manufacturing Engineering at Newcastle & Stafford College Group (NSCG) and is due to start his Level 4 Apprenticeship in September.

Benn Hodgkinson achieved a First Class BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Wigan & Leith College and is already working on his IEng Professional Registration application with the Institute of Engineering Technology (IET).

Elsewhere Jill Fyfe achieved a First Class award for a Post Graduate Certificate in Project Management at Aberdeen University. Jill is putting her skills in to practice and will commence the Diploma in January 23.

Whilst Holly Crook gained her CIPD Level 3 Foundation Certificate in People Practice and is already putting her new skills and knowledge into practice in her role in the HR team.

Commenting on the collective achievements Natalie Taylor, Capula’s Learning and Development Advisor said: “I am so proud of these achievements, each have demonstrated their individual commitment to development and career progression.

We find that the most successes come where individuals are supported by managers, mentors and colleagues who help them to apply their learning in the workplace. It is wonderful to be able to support and celebrate these successes and I am excited to see them all continue to flourish and grow within our business”.

Commenting further on the Class of 2022, Steve Tellwright, Capula HR Director emphasised the continued investment in supporting our people with their careers: “Our philosophy is very much about growing our own talent, and we are committed to supporting our employees with their studies as well as the application of their learning in the workplace.

We have a tried and trusted methodology that ensures our employees have a team around them – academic, business and personal mentoring – that supports their development and helps to achieve their career ambitions”.

Capula is looking forward to welcoming its next intake of apprentices and trainees over the Summer. Ten new employees will be joining the business and will be studying a range of qualifications; whilst four current employees will be undertaking qualifications in business and engineering disciplines.

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