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Leading switchgear manufacturer to run open evening for apprentice opportunities

Posted: 15 March 2019

West Nottinghamshire College’s apprenticeship arm will be hosting an apprentice open event at one of the UK’s largest Switchgear manufacturers, where people can find out more about vacancies within the company.

AF Switchgear Ltd, based in Huthwaite, Sutton-in-Ashfield, is seeking new apprentice recruits in electrical panel building, fabrication and welding and business administration to work at its premises on Nunn Brook Road, NG17 2HU.

The event, on Wednesday 27 March, 5.30-7.30pm will enable prospective applicants to talk to college tutors about the apprenticeships, as well as see the factory and office facilities and speak to employees, including apprentices, engineers and administration staff about their roles.

People who are interested in attending must register their interest with college recruitment expert Lee Speed by calling 01623 627191 ext 8159 or email him at

Apprentice business partner Ricky Singh said: “For individuals with an interest in electrical engineering and fabrication and welding or business administration roles this is the perfect opportunity to learn more about these roles within a well-established company which specialises in switchgear and control panel applications.

“There could be the opportunity to apply for vacancies at the open evening should individuals have the pre-requisite qualifications.”

To find out more about AF Switchgear and its products visit


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