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Cath - Step Up to Social Work

Cath - Step Up to Social Work

Be prepared to learn more about yourself as well as what you need to become a social worker, and although it is challenging, the end result makes it worthwhile.…

Claire - Step Up to Social Work

Claire - Step Up to Social Work

Who knew that I could complete a post-graduate qualification, work full time and home school my own children all at the same time?!…

Life as an Apprentice Payroll Assistant

Life as an Apprentice Payroll Assistant

Working for Wiltshire Council has changed me as a person. When I joined in 2016, I was quite quiet and didn’t have much experience with customer service. Now I feel confident as a person and with my work, which is a credit to the team I work with and the organisation’s commitment to developing its workforce.…

A day in the life of redeployment - Clare Chester

A day in the life of redeployment - Clare Chester

I feel privileged to be redeployed as it has been a great opportunity for me to use my signing skills and to feel like I am making a difference to a young person’s education during this strange time…

Life as an Apprentice Commissioning Support Assistant!

Life as an Apprentice Commissioning Support Assistant!

It's great being surrounded by so many people who are so experienced with commissioning, at this point in my career I think it's great to be able to learn from as many people as possible.…

Starting out as an Apprentice Engineer

Starting out as an Apprentice Engineer

I was however surprised that within a very short time scale I was given projects that afforded me a great deal of autonomy where I could learn and develop at my own pace, all whilst having expert guidance to help me along the way.…

Meet our Apprentice Highways Records Officer!

Meet our Apprentice Highways Records Officer!

I had a great day out with one of the Trees and Woodland Officers where we resolved some issues regarding trees that had fallen over or had been damaged. We finished off climbing and abseiling a tree to check its health, also to see if any bats were nesting. Later in the month, I had another great day out with one of the Countryside Access Officers. We visited many sites to check the land, brown tracks, and byways.…

Upskill Apprenticeships - What are they, and why are they so great?

Upskill Apprenticeships - What are they, and why are they so great?

An upskilling apprenticeship is for any existing member of staff who would like to gain accredited qualifications in their job role. An apprenticeship lasts a minimum of 12 months and ranges from Level 2 (equivalent to GCSE level) – Level 7 (Masters degree).…

A #DayInTheLife of an Adult's Care Social Worker

A #DayInTheLife of an Adult's Care Social Worker

moved to Wiltshire from a different part of the country and have never looked back. I have worked in several Local Authorities and Wiltshire Council is by far the best.…

#EPICApprentices Blog & Vlog #4

#EPICApprentices Blog & Vlog #4

Where can an apprenticeship lead you in your career journey, and what opportunities can an apprenticeship bring?…

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