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Catching up with some of our apprentices for this year's National Apprenticeship Week

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by AHR


To celebrate National Apprenticeship Week, we caught up with some of our apprentices' across the practice to hear about their experience so far.

At AHR, we embrace a culture that values knowledge sharing, consistently supporting our colleagues with life-long learning, progression and collaboration and are proud to support routes to employment via different routes.

Through the apprenticeships we offer, we provide a gateway for people to embark on meaningful career journeys, supporting them with the skills and knowledge to thrive in their chosen fields.

We caught up with apprentices from our Manchester, Huddersfield and Shrewsbury offices, each at unique stages in their journeys. Explore their perspectives as they reveal the highlights of their experiences and what the future may bring.

Meet Jonathan

Jonathan Goldby is a Level 6 degree architectural assistant currently working at our Shrewsbury office.

Since joining the practice last year, Jonathan has enjoyed immersing himself in a number of exciting projects and further developing his skillset.

Watch the video below to hear about his progress so far, how he discovered an apprenticeship with the practice and his advice for anyone considering this same route.

Introducing Eva and Elisha

Eva Kilpatrick and Elisha Bergin are architectural assistant Level 7 apprentices working at our Manchester office.

The pair not only work alongside each other but also share a home in Manchester city centre, a friendship they have developed since starting their apprenticeships.

Discover more in the video below as they share the invaluable experiences gained during their year at the practice, the benefits that come from this experience, as well as their hopes and aspirations for the remainder of their journeys.

Catch up with Matthew

Modeller apprentice Matthew Mear joined us in March 2021 to undertake his design and drafting apprenticeship.

Having recently attained his drone flying license, Matthew shares his enthusiasm for increasing on-site visits and getting stuck into his work.

Get to know Matt a bit more in the interview below to learn how he’s finding working within our geomatic consultancy team in Huddersfield and gaining hands-on experience alongside completing his course.

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We actively promote inclusivity in education by providing apprenticeships, graduate schemes, work experience, career days and support at all academic levels, from schools and colleges to universities. Discover more here.

Posted on:

Jan 29th 2024


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