Apprenticeships Successes

Lecturers and pathways student with their final qualifications

Pathways Training Apprentices have been celebrating their achievements over the summer in a range of occupational sectors. The framework consists of an NVQ, Technical Certificate Essential Skills and BTEC qualifications. All apprentices are employed by local employers.

Some of those collecting certificates recently include;

Leadership for Health & Social Care Services-Adults Level 5-Apprenticeship

Hayley Foy completed the Leadership for Health & Social Care Services-Adults Level 5-Apprentiship. Hayley currently works at Affinity Home Care, Newtown as deputy manager and coordinator of health and social care -home care services.

The Health and social sector undertake their Level 5 qualification for their registration and to comply with standards. She decided to take on the apprenticeship with the main goal of achieving a higher qualification to aid her career progression.

Hayley said: “I really enjoyed completing my Level 5. It gave me more of a knowledge and understanding of the correct procedures to follow to enable me to support my team and to promote a happy workforce.”

Affinity Home care manager, Tracy Woodward said: “‘I now feel confident that Hayley can take on the reins if and when I retire.”

Level 3 BTEC Construction and Built Environment

Georgia Murkin achieved a Distinction in the Level 3 BTEC Construction and Built Environment and is hoping to go on to do a two-year HNC course at Brecon and then go to University.

Georgia started working in the construction industry with limited knowledge but has now gained a broad understanding of how the construction industry operates. She works for Tarmac as a training quantity surveyor. She says she enjoyed the apprenticeship, both the experience of learning with the support of the lecturers in college and her role within the industry.

Lecturer Erfyl Hughes said: “Georgia’s hard work paid off achieving the top grade. I’d like to wish her and fellow students Naomi Friel and Oliver Morgan all the best in their careers.”

Level 2 Plumbing and Heating

Emilio Jones passed his Level 2 plumbing and heating course and is moving on to do his Level 3.

Jonathon Reynolds has completed his Level 2 Plumbing and Heating and is hoping to go on to do his Gas certificates.

Both apprentices have been working as plumbing and heating apprentice engineers, working alongside qualified engineers within EOM, the company they work for, doing bathroom upgrades and heating systems.

Their employer Mike Mills from EOM said: “Both Emilio and Jon have worked hard, they both have fitted well within the team, picking up the work quickly and have a positive future ahead of them.”