Name: Appkar Matharu
Previous role: Exports manager for Batleys cash and carry
Current role: Trainee engineer - fibre
Responsibilities: Handles all types of fibre work, specialised in Connectorised Fibre.
Date joined: August 2017
Why Engineering: I used to be a civil engineer and had worked in Dubai and around the world, however, in 2009 I was made redundant. I then ended up taking the job at the cash and carry.
How did you find out about the role: A friend who works in telecommunications told me about the apprenticeship
Perks of Openreach:
Openreach is a very good company to work for.
Opportunities to learn and progress: Decent training, lots of different ways to learn and progress through the company.