Work Experience

Work Experience

Today we’ve had the pleasure of being joined by our Accounts Assistant’s daughter, Aimee, for a day of learning all about what her mum, Vicki does in her role here at Omega Fire.

Aimee is a year 9 student at Wellington School in Timperley and is taking part in her schools “Take your Sons and Daughters to work day” initiative which helps young people learn more about what their parents do for their job and to gain experience of what working life is like for adults.

Aimee’s had a full day learning all about the finance side of our company, from Sage accounts, invoicing, bank payment to all things spreadsheets.

This is what Aimee had to say about her day with us:

“My day has been very relaxed, yet I have also learned a lot today, about the job itself and many new skills like sorting out bank payments. Also, I’ve found out more about everyday life here during working hours. The calm, friendly atmosphere added to my experience and gave off a positive impact.”

Aimee’s not quite sure yet what she wants to do when she grows up but has taken a keen interest in geography and media studies. Whatever she decides to do we’re sure she’ll be great!

Today also marks the end of an 8-week work experience programme for Karl, who joined us as part of his BEng degree in Fire Safety Engineering.

Karl is due to start his final year studying at Letterkenny Institute of Technology this coming September and has spent his time with us practicing what he has been learning through his course and experiencing the day to day operations of a fire engineering firm.

Karl’s given us some feedback on his time here:

“I have thoroughly enjoyed every minute with Omega Fire and the work placement has exceeded my expectations. I have felt extremely welcome and learnt a lot.”

Once he has finished his degree Karl is hoping to gain employment as a graduate fire engineer, and intends to continue his studies undertaking a masters alongside.

It has been a pleasure both professionally and socially to have Karl here with us and we wish him the best of luck with his studies.

Friday 13th July 2018