Apprentice case studies

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

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.


  

 

Joe Walters, Arup

Joe Walters, Arup

At the IET Apprenticeship Conference Joe Walters, 24, talked about his early career, his move into engineering and his willingness to take a pay cut to train as an apprentice at Arup. Watch a video of his presentation here [new window].

 
Sara Underwood, Rolls-Royce

Sara Underwood, Rolls-Royce

Sara was awarded the 2013 Mary George Memorial Prize for an Outstanding Apprentice for her determination and drive to succeed in all aspects of her career as well as her STEM volunteering work.


 

 

Alex Acosta, ZF Services

Alex Acosta, ZF Services

Alex moved from A levels to an apprenticeship and hasn’t looked back. He feels in just a few months he’s been able to grow his skills massively and is loving learning on the job!


 

        

Past apprentice case studies

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