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Thomas Watt

Civil Engineering Apprentice

After serving three years as a CNC Machine Operator and Operations Team Leader, Thomas was successful in securing a place on the Work Plus Apprenticeship Programme offering him the opportunity to study part time at South West College Omagh, whilst working as an Apprentice Civil Engineer for McFarland Consulting Ltd. 

Thomas is currently working towards his Foundation Degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering, with aspirations of progressing onto the BEng Civil Engineering Degree Programme at Ulster University.

Since joining McFarland Consulting in 2018, Thomas has worked closely with senior engineers developing an interest and understanding of Concrete Non-Destructive Testing and the use of Cathodic Protection to arrest steel reinforcement corrosion.  Thomas is an Institute of Corrosion Level 1 qualified Coating Inspector and is subsequently working towards acquiring his ICorr level 2 Cathodic Protection of On-Land Metallic Structures.