Apprenticeship taken: Level 3 Plumbing
Employer: S R Brown Ltd - Commercial, Domestic Plumbing and Heating Engineers
Why did you choose to do an Apprenticeship?
Plumbing has always been a career that has interested me and a skill that I can take anywhere.
What are the best things about your Apprenticeship?
I like the idea that I’ll have a qualification at the end of my course, plus I’m constantly learning new skills and building confidence along the way.
How does your time spent at College help with your Apprenticeship?
I find that the time at College helps greatly with the theory side of my job, as in the workplace my Apprenticeship is all practical.
What has been your biggest accomplishment during your Apprenticeship?
I was selected to go to Denmark for three weeks representing the College to exchange ideas and learn different ways of working. I was involved in laying underfloor heating and learnt how a plumbing company operates overseas, which was a great experience.
Comments from Ben’s employer - Steven Brown
Why did you choose to have an Apprentice?
To upskill the workforce and meet the needs of our company.
What benefits to your company does your Apprentice bring?
Ben is able to carry out work on his own unsupervised, but he is also adaptable and can work well with others on larger jobs where two people are required. He is hard working, reliable and always takes pride in his work.
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