What do apprentices think about their training? What do they like the most? What do they want and need? How can a mentor support them ideally?
Watch the following case studies and find out!
Here you can find two examples on how the apprenticeship benefits the company, in managers´words:
1. Accrington and Rossendale College have partnered up with local company Nybble to create the Nybble IT Academy.
2. Learning Carpentry and Joinery in a purpose-built Joinery Workshop that is designed to challenge learners' skills and knowledge.
Other interesting testimonies in apprentices´words:
Olivia’s Story - LEISURE, TRAVEL AND TOURISM, MARKETING
“Having registered with the Skills Company to help find a creative role, I jumped into the 9-5 lifestyle with Marketing Manchester
and I have flourished. Less than a year into my Apprenticeship, I’m already managing my own projects, including creating a new visitors’ map for Manchester, and receiving a great salary on top of it. I love my role and the working life experience I’ll be able to take with me to the next stage of my career”.
Chris’ Story - MARKETING
After struggling to find a job, an apprenticeship seemed like the perfect opportunity for me to get my foot in the door in a sector that really interested me.
Louise’s Story - ENGINEERING
Having studied for A levels at Cheadle College, I was determined to find an engineering role with a large and attractive company. Openreach, a BT Group business, fit the bill perfectly and I was soon applying for a role as an apprentice engineer through the government’s Apprenticeships website.
Today, you’ll find me helping other big businesses install complex communication systems or working on the underground system, whilst continuing to gain qualifications through my employer training as an Openreach Apprentice.
Nicola’s Story - FINANCE AND LAW
Despite not studying for an A-level in Law, Nicola is forging a career in the legal profession at Horwich Farrelly’s Manchester offices. The firm’s highly successful apprenticeship scheme offers young people an alternative to the traditional degree route by delivering hands-on experience, underpinned by a recognised legal qualification.
You can see more examples in http://www.apprenticeshipstories.co.uk/
For more apprentices´ testimonies you could visit the Arch Apprentices´ testimonies:
Jemma talks to us about her experience as an Arch apprentice, and what it was like working at IPG Mediabrands for her digital business apprenticeship.
Rami talks to us about his experience as an Arch apprentice, and what it was like working at Google for his digital marketing apprenticeship.
Joe talks to us about his experience as an Arch apprentice, and what it was like working at Agilisys for his digital marketing apprenticeship.
Molly talks to us about her experience as an Arch apprentice, and what it was like working at Google for her digital marketing apprenticeship.
In this website you will find benefits, reasons and good cases for both the apprentices and employers.
Company testimonies for apprenticeships: