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Walker celebrates NVQ success

Walker celebrates NVQ success

Employees at Walker Precision Engineering have been awarded National Vocational Qualifications (NVQs) in Business Improvement Techniques as part of the Sharing in Growth programme.

Twelve people in total completed the programme with two Level 3 and ten Level 2 NVQs awarded.  

A second cohort is now underway and Donnie Alexander, who was awarded a Level 2 in the first wave, is now working towards his Level 3 while Muir McCluskey, who is the company’s CI Leader completed his Level 3, is now working towards his Level 4.

L-R Mark Walker MD who presented the certificates, Muir McCluskey, Donnie Alexander, SiG's Ashlea Finn, Darren Eddie, David Coulter, James Cameron, Chris Bonnar and George Addison.

The Walker group employs around 220 people at its three sites in  Glasgow, Poland and a new Basildon facility, bought last year from Leonardo. The company is a forward looking technology led contract manufacturing company, which was established in 1979 and services markets worldwide, covering a diverse customer base in engineering cutting edge sectors. Earlier this year Walker won a Scottish Engineering Award for Outstanding Achievement.