i3 Group nurtures the next generation of skilled workers though apprenticeships

i3 Group is shining a light on the bright futures of its apprentices in its Advanced Manufacturing Systems division. With a founding principle to invest in the next generation of skilled workers, the Group is creating a hub of innovation and learning where young talent can thrive.  

Patrick, a Level 3 Welding & Fabricating Apprentice, has been honing his skills and building a strong foundation in the field.

Jacob, level 3 Automation Apprentice, has been walking through and testing our virtual factory design. 

Under the guidance of experienced mentors, Patrick and Jacob are forging a path in their fields with strong determination and exceptional work ethic. They are a shining example of what can be achieved with hard work and a commitment to excellence. 

Jack mentoring a Brunel University London student on work experience.

Jack, a Degree Apprentice, has just completed his degree and achieved a 2:1. He is now a Mechanical Design Engineer at Sapcote Engineering, part of the i3 Group.

With a mind for innovation and a knack for problem-solving, Jack played an instrumental role in the design of an automated testing cobot cell and utilised virtual twins to test the design in virtual reality.

Liam working on the virtual model of assets in our factory for the factory digital twin.


Liam, a former apprentice, has become a highly skilled laser cutter programmer, setter, and operator. With a passion for design, Liam has begun working with Oliver Buhlinger, Head of Technology for the group, to learn CAD design, Point Cloud utilisation, and virtual and digital twinning.


Jordan completed his apprenticeship in 2019 and is now an Automation Engineer working on high-value manufacturing projects and Digital Twin developments. With a focus on continuous improvement, Jordan is working on his IET Eng Tech accreditation to further develop his skills and knowledge.  

The Group is proud to have played a role in supporting the growth and success of its apprentices and looks forward to their continued contributions to the organisation.

With its commitment to training and development, the company is confident that it will continue to attract and retain the best young talent for the future. 

Want to find out more about opportunities at i3 Group Solutions? 

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