Peterborough apprentice profiles

We think that one of the best ways for you to find out more about apprecticeships at Perkins is to hear from the people who have recently been apprentices.


Emma Windsor

I like Perkins because there is always someone here that can help out with a problem no matter what it is. Perkins is also a great company to start a long and successful career with because of the prospects as well as the benefits such as the pension scheme, the share scheme and the bonus scheme.

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Katrina Todd

With Perkins Engines being a Caterpillar Inc brand, a global leader in manufacturing, the opportunities to develop your career are huge. The business has a broad scope of areas where a person can develop their career prospects.

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Kieran Buffham

During school, I knew that I wanted to work within the engineering sector so I applied for the Perkins apprenticeship to embark on my journey into the engineering world. The fact that I could earn and learn at the same time was a persuasive factor but it was the weight of the company’s reputation which justified my application.

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Luke Ayre

After completing two years of A-Levels I wanted to carry on education but get hands on as well. I attended an open day Perkins which involved a presentation and a tour. I was impressed with the factory and interested in the work being done so I applied.

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Philippa Vines

I worked in many different areas of the factory during my Apprenticeship. I spent time in the Assembly, Engine Test & Finish areas as well as Machining and the Toolroom. This gave me the experience required for my first position as a Maintenance Technician on Track 4.

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