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The Anglo-Celtic Watch Co. Ltd. 6
Training and personnel


Creating a skilled workforce
The company operated an extensive Apprenticeship Training scheme for boys drawn from local schools. Since 1946 a constant flow of apprentices had been maintained in order to ensure the availability of skilled men for the precision nature of the work. In conjunction with the local education authority's "off the job training" course for first year apprentices, day release and evening classes had been arranged to cover National Certificate, City & Guilds, the craft course of the British Horological Institute.
29th Jan 1962 at the Royal Hotel, Cardiff. 4th row back (from the left) Mr Mansel Jones and Mr William Sandbrook are awarded best apprentice awards by the Engineering Employers Association of South Wales. Apprentices
  A full-time Training Officer was responsible for the training activities. He had one full-time Assembly Instructor and 16 other part-time qualified instructors to apply the high standard of training being carried out. The rating of the company by the Engineering Industry Training Board was high.
The workforce
The number of employees at one time was 1420 (28% men and 72% women). These were recruited from these valleys: the Swansea valley from Morriston to Abercrave and Cwmllynfell; the Amman valley from Brynamman to Ammanford; and the Dulais valley from Seven Sisters to Neath. Public transport was available to convey all emloyees to the factory by 7.30am and to return at 4.00pm from Monday to Friday.
13 ligne assembly with Christmas tree and gifts  13 ligne assembly 
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