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Tips on becoming an apprentice

Becoming an apprentice is not always hard to do. But, it can be if you don’t plan for the days ahead. So here are a few quick steps you can try to follow to help you find a suitable apprenticeship and to help you avoid some of the mishaps. 1. The “Find an...

My apprenticeship at City College Peterborough

Hello! My name is Evelina, I am 19 years old. I was born in Latvia.  About 4 years ago, I moved from my country to England. When I came to the UK I was starting school in year 11 because my English language was not good enough for six form. When I finished school, I...

Moving to a new role…

Hi everyone, There have been some new developments since my last post, as I will now be moving to do administration for the Day Opportunities team, starting from the 29th of March. This will be because of staff changes and I am very excited to see what this new role...

My First Month

Since starting my apprenticeship, I have settled in well. This is thanks to all of the customer service team and other members of staff within the college, who have been very welcoming and helpful. I was quite nervous about writing a blog as I had never written one...

My Apprenticeship

My name is Christine and I'm 34 years old. When I left school, I had a few jobs that I didn’t really like such as cleaning, working in shops and factory work. I then went on to have my children so was a stay at home mum for several years. During my time not working I...

Apprenticeship update

In my last post, I talked about a leaflet that I was instrumental in designing which was distributed to homes in the local area. It definitely had a positive effect, as we had people coming into the hub with the leaflet to sign up for courses that they'd read about...

National Apprenticeship Week

This week (5th - 9th March) is National Apprenticeship Week! Apprentices, employers and training providers across the country are celebrating apprenticeships and how they benefit individuals, businesses, local communities and our economy. For many people, an...

My experience so far…

My time at City College Peterborough has been amazing. I have had lots of support throughout my time here from my line manager as well as the college in general. Why did I look for an apprenticeship? I looked for an apprenticeship as I came home from living in...

Managing my time

My job as a part of the marketing department at NetSupport, a leading producer of education and corporate software solutions, is a busy one. We have new projects and collateral to plan and create on a daily basis and oversee all of the promotional activities for the...

My time at City College Peterborough

Why did I look for an apprenticeship? I looked for an apprenticeship when I came home from living in Atlanta, Georgia, USA for a Christmas break after taking part in a scholarship for my Ten-Pin Bowling. After being back for Christmas, I decided that I would like to...

Why did I become an apprentice?

Hi, my name is Libby and I’m a Customer Service Apprentice at City College Peterborough. Whilst I was studying at school I thought I knew what I wanted to do for my career and once I had completed school I thought I had it all planned our. At the time I was...

My Apprenticeship

Hi, my name is Sophie, I'm 21, and I'm doing a level 3 apprenticeship in business administration. I went straight from school to university where I studied psychology, and then graduated with a 2:1, but when I came to apply for jobs after uni, I found that my lack of...

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