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Holly Dyson

Holly gained a mechanical assemblies fitter position with Hull-based The Water Hydraulics Company Ltd after leaving school.

Holly has been in the role for three years and is completing her Level 3 Engineering and Manufacture apprentice framework. She is the company’s only female engineer and is responsible for assembling pumps, motors and valves for water hydraulics systems used across the world.

After discovering a passion for engineering while at school, Holly Dyson enrolled at Hull Training after her GCSEs in the hope of securing an apprenticeship in the sector.

The opportunities for women in engineering are not showcased enough. From the hands-on, problem-solving elements that I love, to the creative design processes, there is so much choice. The career prospects are endless too. I can move into different areas of engineering to broaden my skills, across a variety of industries.”