Score Europe has an eye on MA awards success

Hoping for Modern Apprenticeship Awards success are Score apprentices Duncan Fraser, Katie Wisely and Zara Stephen
Hoping for Modern Apprenticeship Awards success are Score apprentices Duncan Fraser, Katie Wisely and Zara Stephen

Score Europe are hoping to bring home an accolade in this year’s Scotland’s Modern Apprenticeships Awards.

The Peterhead engineering company is nominated in the Large Employer of the Year category which is open to businesses with less than 5,000 employees.

The company has more than 300 apprentices in its UK workforce of over 1,000. Initially the programme was dedicated to engineering apprentices but evolved to include electrical, administration, welding, technical sales, warehousing, IT and multimedia disciplines.

The company leads by example as more than half its board of directors, 65% of senior managers and 70% of supervisory staff are former apprentices.

“Our Modern Apprenticeship programme is at the core of the company,” said deputy managing director Conrad Ritchie.

“For over 20 years our business model has depended on it to provide us with talented, skilled and competent individuals who take Score Europe and Score Group forward globally and allow us to prosper.”

The finals of Scotland’s Modern Apprenticeship Awards will be held at Glasgow Science Centre on Wednesday, November 13.