In support of National Apprenticeship Week, Thomas Spencer, a third year craft mechanical apprentice at Leonardo Helicopters, performed a job swap with John Ponsonby, Managing Director of Leonardo Helicopters in the UK.
A 2nd year apprentice with Leonardo Helicopters, has undertaken a restoration project of the Harrison M300 Centre Lathe in Yeovil.
Combat Stress, the UK's leading military veterans' mental health charity, is benefitting from the brainchild of Michael Given, a third year technical apprentice at Leonardo, who wanted to find a productive way of supporting veterans.
Read about the amazing project taken on by that a group of apprentices from Leonardo Helicopters to restore the G-LYNX that set the helicopter world speed record in August 1986.
The engineering achievements of Luton-based Industrial Engineering Technician, Philip West, have been recognised in the national manufacturing awards of two separate UK institutions.
Leonardo named Large Employer of the Year at Skills Development Scotland 2015 Modern Apprenticeships AwardsOn 18 November, Leonardo was named 'Large Employer of the Year' at Skills Development Scotland's 2015 Modern Apprenticeships Awards, for its "exceptional commitment to the Modern Apprenticeship programme".
Apprentices from across the Leonardo UK sites participated in Santa Fun Runs in Edinburgh and London during December 2014. The runners raised over £2,700 for the UK apprentices' chosen charity, Combat Stress.
As part of the company's ongoing commitment to charitable causes, a team of Leonardo volunteers made and planted ceramic poppies at the Tower of London during August 2014, in aid of the UK apprentices' chosen charity, Combat Stress.