A SCOTSTOUN-based apprentice has received an Engineering Horizons Bursary from the Institution of Engineering and Technology in recognition of his commitment to his career.

The bursary is awarded to apprentices who are passionate about engineering and have taken up a place on an engineering or technology degree course or apprenticeship scheme which has been accredited or approved.

Dominic Burrows, a third year Systems Engineering Higher Apprentice at BAE Systems, has been working on the integration of complex warfighting systems from the first stages of design through to final integration and testing.

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His apprenticeship includes four years of training and hands-on experience focusing directly on the role he will fill as a Combat Systems Engineer at the end of his programme.

Dominic said: “I am incredibly grateful to have been chosen and to be recognised for my interest in engineering through my apprenticeship. The support will be absolutely invaluable and the connections that come with it will be a fantastic boost towards my goal of becoming chartered.”

Caroline Clucas, of BAE Systems, added: “Dominic is highly passionate about engineering and is delivering exceptional results in his apprenticeship. He has an exciting career ahead of him and we are delighted his efforts have been recognised through this fantastic bursary programme.”