I am extremely privileged to have worked for West and West since they gave me my apprenticeship 7 years ago now! Throughout every step off the way there has been an abundance of help and advice that has pushed me to grow and have gained so much confidence.

Since day one I realised going to work every day is like going to work with your family. Any problem or little question, whether it be work related or personal can be solved by simply getting in contact with any one of my highly experienced work colleagues and having a good chat about the problem and how it can be overcome.

Since qualifying I’ve been put through the EAL Testing and Inspecting Course and was re-graded to a JIB Approved Electrician, which has given me valuable skills which I’ll carry with me for the rest of my career. We have all been told to just let the office know of any other courses that we are interested in, and they will arrange for us to complete them, whether that be a fire alarm course, security course or even management courses. This shows West and West is fully committed to helping us employees grow and gain as much experience as possible.

My favourite job that I have completed for the company was Tadley Youth Centre “The Point”. The reason that this was my favourite was because I completed all aspects off wiring from, mains power, to lighting and socket circuits, fire alarm, TV and data points and also the security alarm system. The building won a major award which makes me feel really proud to know that we have given something so amazing to young people which will help them learn new skills in a safe environment for years to come.

Every day is a new challenge where I’m doing something for the first time such is the range off works we complete, I’m truly excited about where the company is heading and feel privileged to help it grow, and to keep things moving forward for many years to come.

Matthew Brooks

Approved Electrician , West & West Limited

I am really happy with how my apprenticeship is and that is all down to West & West. In my first year of my apprenticeship when I was at Carillion I really struggled to learn the electrical industry as I did not have enough to learn from and this put me behind in my college practical work. I knew I had to make a change as I would get nowhere as an electrician so I made the move to West & West and I’ve never looked back since. From day one the transaction of apprenticeship was made really easy for me as Daniel and Eve were very helpful and attentive. The work I have been doing has been such a wide variety from doing all metal work with different sizes conduit, trunking, tray and basket and installing all different types of cable from doing SWA’s to using multicore cable, single cables, fire resistant cables and also data cables to install in this containment. I’ve also been able to do all different types of testing from distribution boards of ring mains, radial circuits and lighting circuits all the way to fault finding in electrical equipment under the correct supervision from a West & West electrician and working on safe isolated boards and equipment. I have been made very welcome from all the electricians and apprentices on this firm and have settled in very nicely, I have worked with everyone on the firm and everyone has been helpful to me and given me confidence more and more every day to become a better person and a better electrician. Every day is a new challenge and that’s why I enjoy my job so much because there is always a way of doing or overcoming the challenge. The office is extremely helpful and kind so if I ever have any queries or questions I do not hesitate to ask because I know I will have a prompt response. I am thriving in college now as I have a lot more confidence in myself and my abilities and that is solely down to West & West. I am very grateful for what the company have done for me and could not thank them more as I may have never been able to carry on with my apprenticeship with Carillion. I look forward to finishing my apprenticeship with West & West and working for them for many more years to come.

Anonymous

Apprentice , West & West Limited

My experience, in fact the general staff experience of working with West & West has been great. The team learned a lot about our very particular building and rise to each new challenge that we present to them. Our projects here require a strong problem-solving attitude with only provide small window of time to realise – West & West prove each time that they can roll with a short turnaround to a very high standard.

John Tiney

Head Technician, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac

I recommend this company and their work ethic of working with the main contractor , they are dedicated and committed  of providing great service and have some very good electricians.

Adrian Baldwin

Site Manager, Beard

West and West have recently completed the new St Crispins 6th Form Project with us and as always the performed to the highest standard, whether it be assisting with the design at the beginning of the project to the considerate and collaborative approach of their onsite team right through to the concise manual and certificates provided at handover. Dan and his team are a pleasure to work with and are always happy to offer advice and look for a solution a should unforeseen issues occur

Nick Kent

Contracts Manager , Francis Construction

My thanks in sorting out the complicated wiring diagrams and for the work West & West have carried out.

This is a major advance in giving us the confidence in knowing that we can work through a loss of power to Network House.

Well done to all.

David Jones

Senior Vice President , PJ Investment Group