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From Kickstart to an apprenticeship - Sophie Whitehead

To mark National Apprenticeship Week (7th – 13th February 2022) we’re celebrating learners at every stage of their journey.  

We recently caught up with Sophie Whitehead who’s officially starting her apprenticeship this week after completing a Kickstart placement. Read on to hear what she has to say about her career journey so far.  

From Apprentice to Director: Matthew Rothwell

It's National Apprenticeship Week (7th - 13th February 2022) and we're here to shout about how amazing apprenticeships are. 

Often branded the 'non-traditional' option, apprenticeships are a brilliant way to fast-track yourself to a rewarding, lifelong career. You get to earn while you learn, get real work experience on your CV and gain recognised qualifications - what's not to love?!

If this isn't enough to convince you, perhaps Matthew Rothwell's story will. Matthew started as an apprentice and has worked his way to up become Director of Safety and Business Performance at M&Y Maintenance and Construction. Read on to find out what he had to say about his career journey. 

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