EDM electrical engineer completes five year apprenticeship

20 August 2015


Manchester, UK. EDM, a leading global provider of training simulators to the civil aviation and defence sectors, announced today that one of its electrical engineers has just completed a five year apprenticeship.

Rory Cook was awarded his Advanced Apprenticeship in Engineering Manufacture – Craft and Technician (Electrical and Electronic Engineering) in July this year after joining EDM in 2010. Rory, who studied one day per week at Oldham Training Centre whilst serving his apprenticeship, has also achieved a Level 3 NVQ Extended Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

During his career to date at EDM, Rory has worked on many of the company’s highest profile manufacturing projects including a B737 Cabin Emergency Evacuation Trainer for Air China and B777 Door Trainer for Garuda Indonesia, as well as Full Mission Simulators and Weapons Loading Trainers for the company’s defence clients. Rory was mentored and supported throughout his apprenticeship by a broad number of his colleagues including Tony Worswick, Phil Marshall and Martin Turner.

“Rory has shown a very commendable work ethic and determination in completing his apprenticeship and on behalf of all at EDM I would like to congratulate him on this fantastic achievement,” said Tony Bermingham, Managing Director of EDM. “As a company we are committed to providing career opportunities to hard-working, talented young professionals and we look forward to welcoming more apprentices to the business as we continue to expand globally.”

About EDM

EDM is a leading global provider of training simulators to the civil aviation, defence and rail industries. Combining the highest engineering standards with leading-edge technologies, EDM provides organisations with a broad range of products including door trainers, cabin service trainers, cabin emergency evacuation trainers, procedure trainers, maintenance trainers and mock-ups. Operating worldwide from its UK headquarters, EDM is committed to delivering exceptional quality and value to its clients to help them enhance safety and operational efficiency.

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