North East lad Kristopher Fisher is currently working towards a foundation degree after joining Sevcon as apprentice technician on leaving high school.
He says he was attracted to Sevcon as it is close to home and he had developed a keen interest in electronic engineering at school.
He says: "After doing some research about the company, I believed it would be a great opportunity to develop my electronics knowledge and pursue an engineering career."
"I really enjoy working at Sevcon, each and every day. It has provided me with information and skill and I have gained great knowledge from my experiences. I have completed an apprenticeship and am now working towards a foundation degree."
"All the educational support I have had through Sevcon has helped me gain an understanding of the many aspects of my job. I hope to keep progressing with the company and to have a long and successful future in the business."