Category Archives: Apprenticeship

The Final Chapter!

I haven’t updated the blog for a while, my apologies, but i think i’ve got some pretty fair excuses. In the last month, i’ve finished my Apprenticeship, started a new job role, moved out and bought a new car – told you i had some fair excuses! This blog post will focus on the end of my apprenticeship and what career moves i’ve chosen for next.

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Work update

Haven’t really updated you recently on what i’ve been doing on the work side of things. It’s been fairly hectic as we’re still transitioning from moving office and adjusting to new funding streams for apprenticeships. Our two floor office is still merged to the top floor as we wait for work to start downstairs (it used to be a laboratory!)

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Collecting evidence for my apprenticeship

Now i’ve completed my technical certificate and my functional skills, all that’s left of my apprenticeship is to collect evidence to prove my competency. It’s not exam based, the main part of the apprenticeship, so the tutor needs to collect evidence that shows i know what i’m doing – it’s a little bit like coursework.

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Meeting with my tutor

Yesterday, i had my first tutor meeting in a while. Progress in my apprenticeship has been held up slightly as my company have recently moved office and i’ve had a change in tutor. Nevertheless, i feel that i’m back on track after a positive meeting. I have a task list to complete and a final tech cert exam scheduled.

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End of month rush

There’s always a rush at the end of the month. This is because, as a training provider, we have to submit paperwork to meet our deadlines which can sometimes prove to be a bit frantic. Yesterday wasn’t too bad, but i was still fairly busy, as i still had my other job roles to carry out.

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