It’s been another few months since my last blog and again, plenty has changed on my apprentice journey at Norbar Torque Tools. My second year is now complete and I’ve been working full-time over the summer on the shop floor. Safe to say, it’s been an eventful few months and I’ve been able to gain further valuable exposure into the day to day running of Norbar Torque in the UK. In the past six months alone I’ve been placed in Goods In at both Norbar sites in Banbury, with the Stores team where jobs are prepared for processing, and then in the Torque Multipliers Department. I’ve also recently completed my 10 week HNC manufacturing bridging course so I can take on the full version of the course that begins in September. I’ll be undertaking this one day per week at college over the next two years. There’s a noticeable jump between second year and third year at college so I was grateful for the support and opportunity to take the bridging course – especi ...

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