Angus Fire Invests In Future Talent

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Angus Fire at High Bentham is offering fantastic opportunities for anyone looking for a career in engineering. The company has two vacancies for apprentices (an Intermediate Apprenticeship in Engineering – Textile and Weaving and an Advanced Apprenticeship in Electrical and Electronic Engineering) who will be fully trained in a range of engineering skills and gain nationally recognised qualification. Once they have completed their course they will also have the chance to obtain Engineering Technician Status with the World-renowned Institute of Mechanical Engineers.

Angus Fire is a global leader in firefighting technology with a remarkable history in manufacturing fire protection products that can be traced back over 220 years.  Angus Fire has continued to innovate using the latest technology to develop high quality, high performance products.

Angus Fire manufactures a range of covered fire hoses and layflat hoses and offers a wide range of foam concentrates and foam Equipment: From portable to mobile and to fixed applications. They deliver improved firefighting performance, meet a wide range of approvals and reduce environmental impact.

Yolandie Moore Global HR Manager said ‘We are delighted to be offering high quality apprenticeships in skilled areas of our business. The wide range of processes and equipment at Angus will ensure that the apprentices will enjoy a varied and interesting apprenticeship with support from our highly experienced engineering team’.

The apprentices will attend a day release course at Keighley College who operate a Centre of Excellence for Engineering and Advanced manufacturing. Chris Stott, Head of Business Engagement at Keighley College said, ‘manufacturing is a fast moving and dynamic area to be working in. An apprenticeship with Angus is a chance to join a first class company with a great tradition and who are also constantly innovating.’

Angus Fire maintains its position at the forefront of fire protection technology through continuous investment in research and development. Its unique combination of technical expertise in rubber and textile technology (fire hose), speciality chemicals (foam concentrates) and engineering design (firefighting equipment) has enabled it to achieve numerous technological ‘firsts’.

Applications for these apprenticeships are available at:


or call; 01535 685 035




Engineering Apprenticeship Vacancies Available Now

Mark Smith at work in the Industrial Excellence Centre

Mark Smith at work in the Industrial Excellence Centre

Do you have 5 A-C grades at GCSE? Are you looking for a job with real training and genuine career prospects? Did you know that engineers typically earn between £25,000 and £55,000 a year? Engineering is often carries out in a clean high-tech environment and has a huge range of job roles, from research and design, to testing, manufacturing and sales and support across aerospace, gas, oil, nuclear, automotive and many more. Most engineering employers will support employees through to higher level qualifications such as degrees. Many engineers get to travel the world fitting and maintaining equipment. If this sounds like the job for you call our enquiries team on 01535 685 000 or e mail and ask about engineering apprenticeships.

See the Best of British Engineering at Advanced Actuators

Advanced Actuators

Advanced Actuators in Silsden will be opening its doors to show young people and their parents the face of modern engineering.

Advanced Actuators Ltd is a well established leading supplier of actuators, control solutions and hydraulic components. Since 1969 they have supplied a range of diverse markets, including oil & gas, power generation, nuclear, marine, and industrial marketplaces throughout the world. The company has all aspects of engineering from design through to installation.

The event is on the 28th April from 17.00 – 18.00 and includes a full tour of the facilities and an opportunity to talk to some of the staff. To book you place e mail

ICE Board Factory Open Evenings


The Board who manage the Industrial Centre of Excellence based at Keighley Campus are opening up the doors to their factories for a series of open evenings. There will be full factory tours and opportunities to ask staff about their jobs. This is a unique opportunity for young people interested in a career in engineering to come along and see the clean and high tech world of modern engineering and to look behind the scenes of some of the best of the Aire Valley’s manufacturers.

The open evenings begin in October 2015 with Airedale Springs of Haworth who have some of the latest and most sophisticated computer driven machinery in their purpose built state of the art factory.

Details are:

Airedale Springs Ltd The Spring Works, Bridgehouse Lane, Haworth, BD22 8PA – Thursday 15th October 16.00 -18.00

Byworth Boilers Ltd Parkwood St, Keighley,  BD21 4NW – 29th January 2016 16.00 – 18.00

Gesipa Ltd Dalton Lane, Keighley, BD21 4JU – 3rd March 2016 16.00 – 18.00

Advanced Actuators Ltd Unit 4, Ryefield Way, Silsden, West Yorkshire, BD20 0EF 28th April 2016 16.00 – 18.00

Everyone is welcome and the last tour will begin at 17.30 in all cases. To book your place email or call Chris Stott on 07825 058 223