Rittal-CSM Meets Budding Engineers at UTC Plymouth Open Day!

A team from Rittal-CSM’s headed to UTC Plymouth’s Open Day on Saturday 29th September, to meet with prospective students interested in careers in engineering.

UTC Plymouth is a cutting-edge college for 14-19 year olds which specialises in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).

As one of Plymouth’s foremost engineering employers, Rittal-CSM team has been closely involved with the college since it opened in 2013, and a large number of former students have since joined Rittal-CSM and forged successful careers.

Peter Bragg, Head of Sixth Form, Employer Engagement and Careers Lead at UTC Plymouth says:  “Rittal-CSM have been a key supporter of UTC Plymouth from the get go.  Its support has now developed into an integral element to the success of UTC Plymouth with a particular emphasis on supporting relative and exciting destinations for our engineering graduates.

“Rittal-CSM are highly involved in curriculum input, supporting UTC Plymouth to develop a curriculum that is not only fit for purpose, but one which also meets industry/labour demands and skill-set shortages.”

Alyson Kendall, who attended the Open Day as one of the Rittal-CSM team, says: “From our point of view, Saturday’s UTC Open Day was a great success.  We really enjoyed meeting potential students along with their parents, many of whom came over to our stand to ask questions.  It was great to hear their enthusiasm!”

The Rittal-CSM team: Emma Pope, HR & Employee Development Officer; Will Judge, a second year Apprentice; Alyson Kendall, PA to Rittal-CSM’s Managing Director.

The next UTC Open Evening will be held on Thursday, 18th October, doors opening at 7pm.  For further information, go to https://utcplymouth.org/.