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 »

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 »

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 »

Grace McNiff – University of Worcester

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Apprentice Name: Grace McNiff, Apprentice Grounds Assistant Employer Name: University of Worcester Type of Apprenticeship: Level 2 Horticulture Grace had found the school a very challenging environment and attended a Pupil Referral Unit in the latter part of her education and left with no qualifications.  However, she loved the outdoors and was able to find… Read more »

Sheri Moule – NHS Health & Care Trust

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Apprentice Name: Sheri Moule Employer Name: Worcestershire Health and Care Trust Type of Apprenticeship: Business Administration Sheri Moule is a perfect example of how far Apprenticeships can take you in your career.  After leaving school at 16 and deciding Sixth Form and A Levels were not for her, Sheri initially joined the NHS on a Youth… Read more »

Jordan Leaman – Sanctuary Group

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Name: Jordan Leaman Employer: Sanctuary Group Training Provider: Business and Administration After having difficulty looking for jobs relevant to my skillset, towards the end of 2018 I decided to look for an apprenticeship.  I had started studying at Heart of Worcestershire College in 2013 and achieved the qualifications that I wanted in 2018.  Having not achieved… Read more »

Ella Bates – Worcestershire County Council

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Apprentice Name: Ella Bates Employer Name: Worcestershire County Council – Children, Families and Communities Type of Apprenticeship: Level 3 Business Administration I attended Stourport High School left in 2016 achieving 10 GCSEC graded A-C and joined Worcester Sixth Form College for 2 years where I studied BTEC Level 3 business studies and extended diploma– which… Read more »