Wonderful Worcestershire Women

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If I was to describe myself, I don’t think I would choose the word Wonderful. Only because it’s quite feminine and for those who know me, you’d happily see me with a pint and screaming at Liverpool FC (years and years of frustration this has caused me!). So when my boss was informed of the… Read more »

We’re Going to London…

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Last Wednesday, Worcestershire Apprenticeships organised a trip to the Houses of Parliament for apprentices, training providers and employers with me being among them. I had mentioned this trip to my boss whom believed this was an extravagant excuse to not come into the office (Hence the photo evidence of me in Westminster Hall)!  Every time I go… Read more »

Made By Apprentices

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Happy National Apprenticeship Week to all business, apprentices and training providers! This years theme is ‘Rise to the Top’ which celebrates the contribution that apprentices have made to employers. With this is mind, I thought it would be a great opportunity to introduce you to one of my colleagues whom I work very close with at… Read more »

Skills Show

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Yesterday, Connected Schools and Business Programme organised the Skills Show hosted at Sixways Stadium. An estimated 1500 pupils attended to discuss future career paths across an array of sectors with some of the best employers in Worcestershire exhibiting.  Whilst I was still in school, this would have been the perfect opportunity to have a day… Read more »

Walker 4 Worcester

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Before the Worcestershire Apprenticeship Awards back in November, I had always had a passion for apprenticeships in what it has provided me and the other apprentices at The Replacement Service. Bumping into old school teachers in supermarkets, it was refreshing to hear them say how they are now encouraging more students to seriously consider becoming… Read more »

St Augustine’s WorkShop

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At the age 16, I knew I wanted independence and to move away from the town I had grown up in (Evesham). For those who do not know Evesham, there is nothing wrong with it but for a teenager it is very small and the idea of moving to a big city and meeting new… Read more »

The Start of Ambassador Duties!

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Last Wednesday marked the 1st day of my reigning Apprenticeship Ambassador duties with some promotional filming from my personal experiences and from my employer, The Replacement Service, into the benefits of work placements and the apprenticeship schemes. Personally, I decided to enroll in a work experience placement due to the fact I HAD NO IDEA WHAT… Read more »

#1 Apprentice with #1 Post

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Hello! For those who don’t know me, I’m Victoria Rawlings from The Replacement Service in Worcester, currently studying a Level 4 qualification in Marketing after completing my Level 3 Social Media with TDM Wyre Academy. 10 weeks ago, I attended the Worcestershire’s Apprenticeship Awards at West Midlands Safari Park after being nominated for the Higher… Read more »