Learners from PM Training recently enjoyed a site tour of the largest manufacturer of aftermarket emissions in the UK, as they experienced first-hand a modern growing business.

Klarius, based in Cheadle, employ over 320 people to manufacture and distribute aftermarket emissions equipment products. As a customer-focused business, they continue to complement their experienced workforce through the recruitment of apprentices

Three apprentices from PM Training, working towards engineering and business administration apprenticeships, were joined by future apprentices on a Klarius site tour as part of a Personal, Social and Development Programme.

The programme supports and guides the development of work-related skills, attitudes and behaviours to enable learners to progress onto the next stage of their apprenticeship journey.

Hannah Warburton, PSD & Employability Manager at PM Training, said: “These site tours and other employer engagement activities provide our learners with a wealth of experience and insight into local businesses, and in this case how manufacturing works; which ultimately supports our trainees to make more informed career decisions. We are delighted to be working with Klarius to bring these experiences to our learners.”

Book to attend our next open day

On the day, they were met by Doug Bentley, Mark Brickhill, CEO, and Darrell Stubbs, who has been working within the industry at Klarius for over 16 years and offered advice and a knowledgeable insight to the day-to-day operations in a manufacturing business.

Expert apprenticeship advice

Darrell Stubbs, Continuous Improvement Leader, says: "The one thing I would say to any new apprentice is to never give up. It's great to think outside the box in the workplace as you'll need to show and develop new skills.”

17-year-old Alisha Sherratt said: "I found the day really useful, I have a passion for Motocross so I want to get into engineering. It was good to actually walk around the whole site and see people working, you don't really know what happens in the day of an engineer or manufacturer."

Find out how you can join PM Training and enjoy opportunities like this by attending our next open evening.

Book to attend our next open day

Even Lead In Image


Book to attend our next open event and discover why we are the place to go for apprenticeships


1 Min

Life as a Business Administration Apprentice

Dan Mansell, aged 19 from Bucknall, is a full-time apprentice within the IT team at Aspire Housing.

2 Mins

Life as an Asset Management Apprentice


1 Min

From Barbering to an Apprentice Yard Operative in ...

Jack Staples, 17, from Norton has a clear passion for apprenticeships and has found his footing at Wernick Group, Britain’s largest independent ...

1 Min

Everything You Need To Know About Apprenticeship ...

If you are looking at apprenticeships as one of your school leaver options, you'll want to understand not only what types of apprenticeships ...

1 Min

Top Five Common Myths About Apprenticeships

Myth 1. Apprenticeships are for people who don’t do well at school

1 Min

Blazing a trail with National Apprenticeship Week ...

National Apprenticeship Week 2019 will be blazing a trail from 4th - 8th March and allows us to shout about the fantastic opportunities that an ...