Apprentice case studies

Apprentices from a variety of engineering and technology apprenticeships share their experiences.

Kyle Johnston, RAF

Kyle Johnston, RAF

After completing an apprenticeship straight from school, Kyle joined the RAF in order to work towards an advanced apprenticeship in aeronautical engineering, focusing on mechanics and propulsion.


 

 

Danielle Calvert, MBDA

Danielle Calvert, MBDA

Engineering apprentice Danielle is currently working on type 45 destroyers in Portsmouth. Here she talks about her experiences working at MBDA, where she’s had the chance to travel, gain new qualifications, network and even win awards.


 

 

Wayne Goodman, RAF

Wayne Goodman, RAF

As an RAF apprentice, senior aircraftman (SAC) Wayne Goodman has had the opportunity to travel around the world working on the avionics of fast jets such as Tornados. Here he highlights the opportunities this apprenticeship has given him.


 

 

Anthony Benton, Unilever

Anthony Benton, Unilever

Having completed an engineering apprenticeship at Unilever, where he gained several qualifications including a HNC, Anthony now works for the company as a manual technician and plans to start an engineering degree soon.


 

 

Ashok Hemmings

Ashok Hemmings, Rolls-Royce

Ashok was surprised to discover how interesting and exciting life as an engineering apprentice at Rolls-Royce could be. Through his apprenticeship he’s had the chance to gain a degree, get hands-on at work and even travel!


 

 

Sarah Turnbull, Rolls-Royce apprentice

Sarah Turnbull, Rolls-Royce

Sarah’s passion for understanding how things work led her to a career in engineering and an advanced apprenticeship at Rolls-Royce, which has seen her work closely with the local community to promote engineering in schools.


  

          

Past apprentice case studies

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