AW Support National Apprenticeship Week

As part of National Apprenticeship Week, we thought we’d introduce you to our 7 apprentices. Each has their own slant on why they chose an apprenticeship and what they enjoy most about it.

 

Name: Will

Site: Sleaford

Apprenticeship type: Multi-skilled

Joined AW: February 2018

Favourite skill learnt: I have enjoyed learning how to weld the most so far, but looking forward to all the other skills I’m going to learn.

Why an apprenticeship: It’s a good way to train on the job, so I can pick up practical experience skills while the learning is still interesting.

Why AW: I wanted to work for a reputable company that I knew would make a life-long career. I enjoy that the course and qualifications have been designed for AW. Every day is different and each day I’m learning more and can only get better.

 

 

Name: Josh

Site: Newark

Apprenticeship type: Multi-skilled

Joined AW: November 2017

Favourite part of apprenticeship: I have really enjoyed the working atmosphere and learning new skills and seeing lots of different vehicles.

Why an apprenticeship: I didn’t want to go into further education. I wanted to learn a trade that I could turn into a career and enjoy.

Why AW: I enjoy working for AW because I am learning new skills and developing myself with the help of the team every day. I am always kept busy and enjoy the different variety of vehicles I work with and the different skills I’m learning. AW have provided me with support and also the equipment I need to succeed.

 

 

Name: Jack

Site: Denaby Main

Apprenticeship type: Multi-skilled

Joined AW: July 2017

Favourite Car: Lamborghini Aventador

Why an apprenticeship: I felt that the best way to develop my skill set was to go down the apprenticeship route, to ensure I progressed to where I want to be.

Why AW: AW are great, the team at Denaby are like a big family. There’s always someone happy to help or offer advice and support when it’s needed.

 

 


Name: Ryan

Site: Denaby Main

Apprenticeship type: Multi-skilled

Joined AW: April 2017

Best part of what you’ve learnt: Currently, I enjoy the panel aspect of the whole repair process. However, I’ve just started learning prep/paint and really enjoying it.

Why an apprenticeship: In honesty, I like learning whilst earning!

Why AW: I love how much effort and support AW put into me to make me better at my job., It’s really encouraging.

 

 

Name: Leon

Site: Markham Vale

Apprenticeship type: Multi-skilled

Joined AW: December 2017

Favourite Car: Ford Mustang

Why an apprenticeship: : I’ve always been interested in cars, I couldn’t think of anything else I wanted to do.

Why AW: AW is a great company, the workshops are clean and modern. I also like being part of a growing company which will help to secure my future. Thank you to AW for my opportunity.

 

Charlie & Harvey, our two apprentices at our Nottingham site filmed a day in the life of being an apprentice. Watch below to see what they get up to in a typical day and their thoughts on apprenticeships.

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