Past apprentice diaries

Explore our archive of past engineering and technology apprentice diary writers, who share their experiences of training on the job.

Jess Quinn

Jess Quinn's diary

Jess Quinn is one of the first to join Cisco's recently developed apprenticeship scheme. Here she talks about her experiences on the programme, which have included tough technical exams, working across different departments and being invited to high profile Cisco events.


Georgina Harper

Georgina Harper's diary

As an MBDA engineering apprentice, Georgina shares with the IET her experiences going hands-on in placements across the company.


Emma Taylor

Emma Taylor's diary

A maintenance engineering technician apprentice on the Network Rail Advanced Apprenticeship Scheme, Emma talks about training at HMS Sultan and gaining practical experience working at her designated depot in Swindon.