February 2024

SPS Celebrate National Apprentice Week


This week is National Apprenticeship Week and SPS would like to take this opportunity to sing the praises of our two amazing apprentice UPS engineers.

As a business we are passionate about bringing young people into the UPS industry and allowing them to train on the job with the best in the industry – they are the future of this business!

We currently employ two apprentices - Lloyd Young and Fletcher Giles and they follow in the footsteps of three previous apprentices who are all now fully qualified Specialist Power UPS Engineers.

Lloyd Young

Lloyd has been with us since 2021. During his time with us, he has successfully completed his HNC and is now in his final year of his HND in Electrical & Electronic Engineering – a great achievement.

It is extremely rewarding to see Lloyd grow as a person and developing lifelong skills in the UPS profession under the watchful eyes of our Senior UPS engineers.

He is a valued member of the team and to celebrate we asked him a few questions ??

What’s the best thing about working at SPS so far?

I get to travel all over the UK and work in some new and exciting places.

Why did you want to work in the UPS industry?

I was studying electrical engineering and the UPS industry sparked my interest.

What is your favourite thing to do outside of work?  

I love adrenaline-filled sports like motor-cross and mountain biking.

If you could visit one place, where would it be?

There’s loads of places I’d like to visit on my bucket list, but Japan takes the top spot because of its interesting culture.

Fletcher Giles.

Fletch started with us at the beginning of January 2024 fresh out of college.

He has just started his Electrical / Electronic Engineering Technician Mechatronics Pathway 10

We look forward to mentoring Fletch on his journey in developing lifelong skills in the UPS profession under the watchful eyes of our Senior UPS engineers.

What’s the best thing about working at SPS so far? ?

The people and the work dynamic.

Why did you want to work in UPS industry?

Always interested in physics and the idea of a UPS profession interested me.

?What is your favourite thing to do outside of work?  

Meeting with friends.

?If you could visit one place what would it be?


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