Prestigious glass trophies unveiled for the Worcestershire Apprenticeships Awards 2019

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Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership and Worcestershire County Council have revealed this year’s crystal glass trophies for the Worcestershire Apprenticeships Awards. Winners from the ten individual categories of the Worcestershire Apprenticeships Awards will be presented with a personalised crystal glass trophy. The two overall winners will receive the prestigious large crystal awards. The high-quality trophies have… Read more »

Francesca Coakley – University of Worcester

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Apprentice Name: Francesca CoakleyEmployer Name: University of WorcesterType of Apprenticeship: Level 7 Senior Leader Masters Degree Apprenticeship Francesca lived and grew up in Greater London where she obtained her GCSE’s and then stayed on at the 6th form to complete her A levels. While doing this Francesca became a qualified kayak and canoe coach and realised that this was… Read more »

Worcestershire Apprenticeships Awards 2019 finalists announced

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28 of Worcestershire’s best apprentices, schools, careers leads, training providers, apprenticeship champions and employers have been named as finalists for the Worcestershire Apprenticeships Awards 2019. This year’s awards received a large amount of nominations in all 10 categories, and the finalists will join hundreds of businesses and guests at the awards finals at 6:30pm on… Read more »

University of Worcester – Horticulture

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Name: Steve Gardner, Senior GroundsmanEmployer Name: University of WorcesterType of Apprenticeship:  Horticulture This case study is the employer’s perspective to apprenticeships in the Grounds Maintenance Team at the University of Worcester.  This can be read in conjunction with another case study about Apprentice, Grace McNiff, who is an Apprentice Grounds Assistant at the University. The University of Worcester… Read more »

Bethany Clayton – Morgan Advanced Materials

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Apprentice Name: Bethany ClaytonEmployer Name: Morgan Advanced Materials Type of Apprenticeship: Advanced Engineering Beth at 16 was a typical teenager, coming to the end of her school life at Nunnery Wood with no idea what to do next. Beth achieved fantastic GCSE results: 9 x As, 2 x Bs and a C Grade, so could have done anything she… Read more »

Bransford Webbs Plant Company – Horticulture

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Manager Name: Karl O’Neill, Technical and Propagation Manager Employer Name: Bransford Webbs Plant Company Type of Apprenticeship: Horticulture – Level 2 and 3 Apprenticeships are something that Bransford Webbs have been committed to for 25 years. It is testament to the company that nearly 20% of the current permanent workforce have been an apprentice at… Read more »

Laura Barrett – Amada UK

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Apprentice Name: Laura Barrett Employer Name: Amada UK Type of Apprenticeship: Business Administration When Laura finished her GCSE’s she achieved 1 A, 6 Bs 3Cs and 1D. I knew at the time that I wanted to join the RAF to become a mechanical engineer but wanted to give myself some time to learn more about… Read more »

Natalie Lunn – Deerhurst Nursery

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Apprentice Name: Natalie Lunn Employer Name: Deerhurst Nursery Type of Apprenticeship: Level 3 Childcare I worked in a nursery as part of a work experience placement whilst doing my A-levels and really enjoyed it and this is what made me decide to go on to do an apprenticeship in childcare. I really liked the idea… Read more »

Katie Turner – Amada UK

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Name: Katie Turner Employer: Amada UK Training Provider: Business Administration Apprentices Level 2 and 3 Katie had no idea what she wanted to study or do as a career after she left school. Her friends were going on to study A levels and then university, so she decided to follow this same route. Katie started… Read more »

Hannah Boit – Bromsgrove Library

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Apprentice Name: Hannah Boit Employer Name: Worcestershire County Council – Bromsgrove Library Type of Apprenticeship: Customer Service Level 2 When I finished my GCSEs (1xA*, 3xA, 5xB, 3xC) the next logical step to me was A levels. I started my first year doing Archaeology and German alongside English Literature and Classical Civilisation, but quickly realised… Read more »