Ben Sheehan – Sanctuary Group

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Apprentice Name: Ben SheehanEmployer Name: Sanctuary GroupType of Apprenticeship: Business and Administration I opted to do an apprenticeship very early into my time doing A-levels, as I felt the workplace was the best way for me to progress and learn. I looked into different vacancies and was keen to work for Sanctuary Housing as it was… Read more »

Hannah Saunders – DRISQ

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Apprentice Name: Hannah SaundersEmployer Name: DRISQType of Apprenticeship: Software Degree Apprentice DRISQ is a Malvern based company, they develop software verification systems (software quality control). Since the company started in 2012 they have taken on a number of apprentices and are firm believers in the scheme. Managing Director, Nick Tudor stated, “there was a need to grow the business… Read more »

Mack Gorman – Elemental Media

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Apprentice Name: Mack GormanEmployer Name: Elemental MediaType of Apprenticeship: Digital Media Apprentice Mack Gorman applied for the Digital Media Apprenticeship at Elemental Media. The interview process involved producing a presentation and delivering it at his interview. Mack’s presentation was impressive and he was offered the job. Elemental Media, a boutique digital agency in Malvern, was established… Read more »

Cuba Stanley – Payara

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Apprentice Name: Cuba StanleyEmployer Name: PayaraType of Apprenticeship: Software Engineering Degree After leaving Hereford Sixth Form College, local lad Cuba Stanley was contemplating his future options. The inevitable debt resulting from a University degree was a worry and so he decided to apply for a Degree Apprenticeship Program instead. After filling in the application form and attending an interview… Read more »

Former Apprentice Case Study – Simon Hyde

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Apprentice Name: Simon Hyde, CEOEmployer Name: FAUN ZoellerApprenticeship: HND in Production and Industrial Engineering Simon achieved 9 O’Levels at school and was initially encouraged to go to university however he didn’t feel it was right for him. He studied A’Level Art at Bewdley Sixth Form and during this time he also got involved with the… Read more »

Former Apprentice Case Study – Amy Smith

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Apprentice Name: Amy Smith, DirectorEmployer Name: SW&A AccountantsApprenticeship: Association of Accounts Technicians (AAT) Amy finished school in 2012 at which Maths had been one of her strongest subjects. After a period of work experience in an accountancy firm, this confirmed Amy’s aspirations for a career in accountancy. She applied to various colleges to study for… Read more »

Former Apprentice Case Study – Tom Weston

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Apprentice Name: Tom Weston, Managing DirectorEmployer Name: Tom Weston Construction ServicesApprenticeship: Carpenter Tom went to Bishop Perowne School where he achieved several A-C grade GCSEs. After leaving school at 16 years Tom then went onto Full Time College course at Worcester College where he completed a 1-year Foundation carpentry course which he then followed on… Read more »