Apprenticeship case studies
Administration Apprentice at South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
Rebecca worked for six years in hospitality before deciding it was time for a change, and began her apprenticeship with the ambulance service to “make a difference in the world”.
Centre Assistant at Creative Youth Network
Completing her apprenticeship with a charitable organisation gave Emily the chance to gain a qualification and contribute to the charity’s mission just by doing her job.
Centre Manager at Creative Youth Network
Joanna says it is incredibly effective to take on young apprentices in their workplace and aligns with their ‘whole ethos and value’, with a number of roles being ‘set up to offer apprentices a great flavour’ of the charity.
Human Resources apprentice at City of Bristol College and eXPD8 Field Marketing
Lauren opted to explore the apprenticeship route as it allowed her to continue working and earning money while providing her with the qualification she needed to pursue a career in HR.
Business Administration Apprentice at South Western Ambulance Service Education Centre
Louie decided to change career after working as a chef, and found undertaking an apprenticeship the perfect way to train in a new sector while continuing to get paid.
Employability and Opportunity Manager at the University of Bristol
City of Bristol College worked with the University of Bristol to launch eXcelBristol in September 2019 which aims to recruit apprentices as a tool for workforce planning and diversifying the workforce.
HR Consultant and Apprenticeship Officer at Jon Pritchard Ltd
Jon Pritchard Ltd, a loft conversion company, has eight apprentices on its books at the moment and is now in its fifth year of recruiting apprentices and hopes the ‘outstanding’ working partnership with City of Bristol College can continue.
Head of Student Services at City of Bristol College
Long-standing City of Bristol College employee, Vikki Wherlock, started off her career with us as a student almost two decades ago when she started a Business Administration Level 3 apprenticeship.
Michelin star Chef
Young South West Chef of The Year 2019 winner, Jamaar Semper is a Bristolian born and bred chef who studied at the college from 2014-2016.
Human Resources Manager at Doveton Press Ltd
HR apprentice Daniella Shields now works as a Human Resources Manager after earning a distinction at City of Bristol College.
City of Bristol College’s Sophie Timbrell felt ‘incredibly supported and celebrated’ after switching to an apprenticeship in Business Administration Level 3 and now she works as one of the college’s Curriculum Administrators.
A City of Bristol College apprentice has been praised for his ‘attitude, work ethic and enthusiasm’ after being named a finalist in the BristolLive and BathLive Apprentice Awards for his work with Midas Construction.
Administrative Assistant at a Bristol primary school
Sharon Hewitt joined City of Bristol College in 2019 on the Business Administration Level 3 apprenticeship scheme.