Apprenticeship taken and level: Business Administration Level 3
Employer: OEP Building Services
Previous School: Lancaster Girls' Grammar School
Is this the first course you have done through LMC?
What are the best things about your Apprenticeship?
Being in a workplace in an unfamiliar industry to me could have been really daunting, but with the support of the college and my employer, I’ve been able to grow in confidence and embrace every opportunity that has come my way. I’ve progressed faster than I expected and that is down to the combined effort of LMC, OEP and myself.
Why did you choose your Apprenticeship?
An apprenticeship gave me the opportunity to work and earn while I learn, fast-tracking my career. I knew it would provide me with knowledge and skills needed to progress. Being able to apply my theoretical knowledge gained from the course into real workplace situations has helped me perform better at work and progress faster.
Why did you choose Lancaster & Morecambe College?
Its reputation for high quality apprenticeships with local businesses.
What would you say to someone who was thinking about doing this Apprenticeship?
An apprenticeship will provide you with the skills, knowledge and training you need to succeed, and with the support of LMC, it is the best way to push your career forward.
What has been your biggest accomplishment whilst doing your Apprenticeship?
I was promoted to trainee project manager and am now being sponsored by my employer to undertake a 5-year part time university degree in Construction Project Management.
What do you hope to do when you’ve completed your Apprenticeship?
I will continue to work for OEP as trainee project manager until I qualify as Construction Project Manager.
Any other comments?
I’ve had such a positive experience with my apprenticeship at LMC that it’s encouraged my sister to apply, and she will now begin her apprenticeship with LMC in September too.