Apprenticeship case studies

Reece Rochester

Reece Rochester, 19, who is studying a BTEC Diploma in Business Administration, while working as a HR Apprentice at Plan UK, plans to use the skills he has learnt through his apprenticeship to work his way up in his next position.

“Being at Plan UK has exposed me to a variety of departments which has allowed me to gain a wider understanding of what my future career could entail. I am involved in everything from recruitment to payroll. Read more >

Robenatt Tshibangu

Robenatt Tshibangu is studying a a Level 3 and 2 Childcare Apprenticeship while working at a local Nursery.

Robenatt said: "I would definitely recommend doing an apprenticeship to someone else, I believe I am an example of just how useful this apprenticeship is, I have gained so much education wise and financially too, the fact that I get to train and work and get paid is an added bonus." Read more

Ryan Wensley

Ryan Wensley is training as a veterinary nurse at Paxton Veterinary Clinic.

“I have always wanted to work with animals and am finally getting to do so.  I decided to do an apprenticeship as I feel that "on the job" learning is possibly the best thing someone can do. You gain the theoretical knowledge at college and then you are able  to put the theory into practice, which I find helps me with the learning side a lot more than just reading it over and over. Read More >

 

Charlotte Jane Pierce

Charlotte Jane Pierce is studying a Level 3 Childcare Apprenticeship and works in domestic childcare.

Charlotte said: "I would recommend doing an apprenticeship, it is extremely beneficial for people on low income. You can't go wrong with learning, training and getting paid at the same time."  Read more

Suresh Agoramoorthy

Suresh Agoramoorthy is currently training as a Pharmacy Apprentice at St. James Pharmacy.

During my time as an apprentice, I have greatly improved upon my counter skills and I have also learnt how to work efficiently and accurately, especially when dispensing prescriptions. Read more about Suresh's experience of being an apprentice.

Duncan Matthews

Duncan Matthews, studying an Apprenticeship in Business Administration, was named the ‘Apprentice of the Year’ at the Health Education North Central and East London (HENCEL) quality awards 2014. Duncan said:

"I am very proud to have received this award. I did not gel with education at school and left with 3 GCSEs, but taking an apprenticeship has changed everything. Read more >

Sophie Thompson

Sophie Thompson is studying an Apprenticeship in Business Administration while working at Enfield IAPT. Sophie said:

 "Starting an apprenticeship at the College was the best thing I have ever done, and I feel so much better about my prospects. Read more >

 

 

Amy Cowcher

Amy is now working as a full time Senior Nurse at Goddard’s Veterinary Group after completing the Veterinary Nursing apprenticeship.

She said: “I started my journey seven years ago when I began work experience at Goddard’s. My dream was to have the job that I have now so to achieve that ambition is amazing.  Read more >