Discover what it is like to work at CPI from those who are on an apprenticeship.

Begin Your Career

We pride ourselves on having a culture that gives everyone a chance to shape their future success and that encourages people to reach their potential. Find out what it is like to work at the CPI from those who are on educational placement.

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CPI is part of the 5% Club, an industry-led initiative focussed on driving momentum into the recruitment of apprentices, graduates and sponsored students.

A photo of Jodie Clemmit, an apprentice at CPI.

Working at CPI has allowed me to improve people skills and gain more knowledge than I would studying the course alone.

Jodie Clemmit — Apprentice Laboratory Technician

A photo of Oliver Scott, an apprentice at CPI.

CPI have offered great flexibility with my learning, and give me time to work on any university work I have to do.

Oliver Scott — Degree Level Laboratory Scientist

A photo of Emma Colbeck, an apprentice at CPI.

CPI gives you the opportunity to take part in lots of internal and external training, whether it is training for a specific piece of equipment or training to develop personal qualities. I know that everything I do at CPI will benefit my career and future self.

Emma Colbeck — Degree Level Apprentice — Laboratory Technician

A photo of Hannah Steel, an apprentice at CPI.

CPI invests in you and helps you become the best you can be, both professionally and academically. It offers support, wherever it is needed, and the people here are always checking to make sure everything is going well.

Hannah Steel — Degree Level Apprentice — Laboratory Technician

A photo of Aaron Parkinson, an apprentice at CPI.

Being an apprentice at CPI has allowed me to get involved in a variety of activities to increase my experience and skills in a number of areas

Aaron Parkinson — Apprentice Facilities Co-ordinator

A photo of Joe Harris, an apprentice at CPI.

Before I joined CPI, I was working as a Shift Manager at McDonalds while I was studying for my HNC in Instrumentation and Control. As an employer, I think CPI offers a load of training opportunities as well as giving you the flexibility to complete the training.

Joe Harris — HLA — Equipment Technician

A photo of Jenny Pitt, an apprentice at CPI.

In terms of its employees and the development opportunities CPI invests to ensure that everyone has the opportunity to be the best that they can be.

Jenny Pitt — Learning and Development Apprentice