Apprentice follows father into Engineering

Michael Bulzacchelli Allett Ltd 2

Trainee engineer Michael Bulzacchelli knew all about the advantages of taking on an apprenticeship - his dad was an apprentice before him.

Michael, aged 24, from Rugeley, has just completed a Level 3 apprenticeship in product design and development via Performance Through People, part of the BCTG Group.

After setting his sights on a career in engineering following school, he is now looking to further enhance his prospects with a degree.

Michael was offered the chance of an apprenticeship by his employer, lawnmower manufacturing company Allett Ltd, based in Hixon, near Stafford.

He said: "Since High School I knew engineering was the career path I wanted to choose and that's what attracted me to take up the offer of an apprenticeship. My father, John, has worked min the engineering industry for more than 30 years since he was also an apprentice."

Michael, who is a trainee product design and development engineer, joined Allett straight from school at Fair Oak Academy in Rugeley.