Raytheon awarded Cable&Wireless Worldwide apprenticeship programme contract

 Raytheon awarded Cable&Wireless Worldwide apprenticeship programme contract

  PR Newswire

  MILTON KEYNES, England, Nov. 1, 2012

MILTON KEYNES, England, Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Professional
Services LLC (RPS), a subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), has been
awarded a contract to manage apprenticeship programmes across the U.K. for
Cable&Wireless Worldwide (CWW).

As part of the contract, RPS will manage three areas of specialization within
CWW's apprenticeship programme offerings: Telecommunications Engineer,
Business and Administration, and Customer Service. RPS will also facilitate
qualification assessments and Virtual Classroom Training (VCT) delivery for
the CWW programme. Based in Milton Keynes and Nottingham, and operating
throughout the U.K., RPS will provide first class skills, enhanced
employability and expert learning solutions for the apprentices, who range in
age from 16 to 24.

"The continued development of vocational skills is an enabler to long-term
employment, career progression and mobility in the telecommunications market,"
said Kirsty Huntington, programme manager, CWW Apprenticeship Programme. "RPS
has an established track record in delivering first class services that will
help us ensure our future talent needs are met."

RPS recently underwent the first inspection of its apprenticeship services by
the Office for Standards in Education (OFSTED) and was given a Grade 2
ranking, an achievement that immediately places the company and its services
among the top U.K. vocational training providers inspected.

"This contract with CWW will allow RPS to deliver solid learning programmes to
young people across the U.K.," said Mark Oliver, managing director of RPS
EMEA. "They will be prepared for careers in a trade and industry that can
serve them for the rest of their lives."

About Cable&Wireless Worldwide

Cable&Wireless Worldwide provides integrated communications and data hosting
services to large enterprises and mid-market customers in both the public and
private sectors. With an unrivalled heritage and a globally significant
network, Cable&Wireless Worldwide can provide robust, secure and resilient
connectivity to over 150 countries. To find out more, visit www.cw.com

About Raytheon

Raytheon Company, with 2011 sales of $25 billion and 71,000 employees
worldwide, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defence,
homeland security and other government markets throughout the world. With a
history of innovation spanning 90 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art
electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas
of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence
systems, as well as a broad range of mission support services. Raytheon is
headquartered in Waltham, Mass. For more about Raytheon, visit us at
www.raytheon.com and follow us on Twitter @raytheon .

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