On the 9th and 10th of January at the Tufted Duck Hotel, St Combs, Score Group plc held its annual Apprentice Award Ceremony to celebrate the successes of the Scotland based apprentices. Over the 2 days, approximately 250 apprentices attended along with company directors and mentors, and were also joined by special guests from North East Scotland College (NESCol), Developing the Young Workforce (DYW), Aberdeenshire Council, and Mintlaw Academy.
Score Group plc recently responded to a local appeal by the Cadet Forces, Gordon Highlanders Club based in Boddam, Peterhead who were looking for support from the local community.
During the October holidays Score held a Maths Club for senior phase pupils S4 and above from the Peterhead area. The club is held twice a year during school holidays and is aimed at pupils who are considering leaving school to commence apprenticeships in Engineering.
Score Trinidad commenced its Modern Apprenticeship programme in September 2014, and to date has a total of thirty four apprentices in the organization. The Apprenticeship scheme is a training programme which was developed to give young persons the opportunity to work towards a Mechanical Engineering internationally recognised qualification, and earn while they learn.
The success of Score’s second year apprentices was celebrated today at an award ceremony in Peterhead as Peterhead Engineers Development Limited (PEDL) held their annual awards ceremony for apprentices who have recently completed their training at the centre.
Friday June 28th is a historic day for the town of Peterhead as a new museum named and dedicated to the Julia Park Barry of Glasgow was officially opened. The RNLB Julia Park Barry was stationed in the town from 1939 through to 1969 and saved 496 lives during its service.
For decades Score Group plc’s apprentice valve technicians have competed in the Scottish Engineering Craft Competition and the company has now sponsored the prestigious event for over ten years. This year saw the annual competition being hosted by Fife College on Thursday 20th June.
Today Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce (AGCC) announced the widely anticipated finalists in the 2019 Northern Star Business Awards. Now in their 16th year, the high-profile awards recognise the exceptional achievements of companies throughout the region.
On the 10th of June Score celebrated a decade of the Ian M Cheyne building. In 2009 Score Group director, Ian M Cheyne was recognised for his career-long contribution when he received a building named after him. On the day, the unveiling of the red granite plaque bearing his name was shrouded in secrecy so it all came as a great surprise to Ian. Everyone from the building as well as many managers and directors from Score were present as Ian unveiled the plaque.
Last year, Score Group plc joined an innovative partnership alongside Peterhead Academy and two local north-east football clubs to encourage local pupils to reach their education goals.