The next generation onboard at Amthal

Posted On 03 Oct 2019
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John and Luke Allam

Amthal has welcomed the third generation of the Allam family to join the business under the company’s apprenticeship scheme.

Luke Allam, son of founder and Operations Director John Allam, has started as an Apprentice Engineer, working with the team to progress into the company strategy.

Luke said: “Amthal has always been part of my life, and when the opportunity of work experience was presented, I grasped the chance to see what it was ‘all about,’ and understand the commitment of the Allam family to the business. I had a great time working in such a positive environment that I wanted to stay and learn more, which the Apprenticeship scheme now provides.”

The Level 3 Apprenticeship course in Fire Emergency, and Security Systems is delivered by a combination of  JTL Training college based classroom learning and ‘on the job’ training, mentored by Amthal’s team of engineers.  All works and progress are monitored externally.

Luke will be learning about design, installation and monitoring of smart solutions, including intruder, CCTV, access control and fire systems for residential and commercial applications.

John Allam concluded: “Naturally I’m delighted and very proud to welcome Luke on board as the next generation Allam joining our family business.  Luke joining was his decision and commitment to Amthal after doing work experience in the summer. We see, as parents and as a company supporter of apprenticeships, there has been a significant change in attitudes towards vocational learning. This is reflected in the number of young people that are now choosing to go down this route as their ‘first choice’.  Luke was determined from the outset and already making his own mark and identity on our engineering team.”