Business Support Apprentice Lauren Preece congratulated by College Principal and CEO Andrew Cropley.

Apprentice of the Year 2016/2017

Congratulations to Level 2 Business Administration Apprentice Lauren Preece – 2016/2017’s Apprentice of the Year.

Lauren’s manager at Venture House (Stratford-upon-Avon), Nancy Singleton, commented:

We are delighted that Lauren has been recognised for her achievement at such an early stage in her apprenticeship. This is testimony to the enthusiasm, approach and commitment she demonstrates in all aspects of her work at Venture House and the success of the centre. We look forward to helping her to develop further into her role.  She is a great ambassador for apprenticeships and through her first-hand experience, she is able to encourage others to consider embarking on a similar route.

Stratford-upon-Avon College Business Development Manager Miv Wright commented:

Lauren is a committed, enthusiastic individual who since day one of her business administration apprenticeship has demonstrated a mature and outstanding work ethic. Her willingness and ability to support others and complete tasks to a high standard has meant she is a great asset to her manager Nancy and the team at Venture House Business Centre.

Lauren is an excellent student, excelling in all aspects of her apprenticeship and has continuously supported the College during events. She has also encouraged others to consider the apprenticeship route and contributed greatly to the Work Based Learning team.

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Level 2 Professional Catering Apprentice Charlotte Bailey

Apprentice of the Month – April 2017

Congratulations to Level 2 Professional Catering apprentice Charlotte Bailey — April 2017’s Apprentice of the Month.

Charlotte’s manager at the White Hart Inn (Ufton, Leamington Spa), Carly Boskett, commented:

Charlotte is an absolute credit to our team, her positive can-do attitude and willingness to learn new skills is very refreshing. Her attitude has made a positive impact on my business and we would be lost without her.

Stratford-upon-Avon College Work Based Learning Team Leader Bryan Anderson commented:

Impact and success at work and through her technical certificate results. Outstanding scores on first attempt each time.

Are you aged 16+? Do you wish to combine working and earning while learning a professional skill? Would you like to gain nationally recognised qualifications?

Level 2 Engineering Apprentices Sam Cox-Brann, Oliver Stratford and Oliver Parry

Apprentice of the Month – March 2017

Congratulations to Level 2 Engineering apprentices Sam Cox-Brann, Oliver Stratford and Oliver Parry — March 2017’s Apprentices of the Month.

The apprentice’s manager at Freeman & Pardoe, Les Haywood, commented:

Excellent progress made within their qualifications both at College and in the workplace. They have been trained up on a new laser machine that the rest of the staff have not so this shows how much faith the company is putting in them. They have also recommended work improvements and presented it to the management and it was accepted and implemented improving output by 50%.

Are you aged 16+? Do you wish to combine working and earning while learning a professional skill? Would you like to gain nationally recognised qualifications?

Emma Stringman

Apprentice of the Month – January 2017

Congratulations to Level 2 Health and Social Care apprentice Emma Stringman — January 2017’s Apprentice of the Month.

Emma’s manager at Homeinstead (Stratford-upon-Avon), Dan Phillips, commented:

Emma has worked exceptionally hard in order to overcome her fear of maths and to improve her confidence. She puts in a great amount of additional work outside of her lessons, and this can clearly be seen in the improvement she has made. She is an outstanding student who fully deserves this award and future success.

Are you aged 16+? Do you wish to combine working and earning while learning a professional skill? Would you like to gain nationally recognised qualifications?

Lauren Preece, Apprentice of the Month

Apprentice of the Month – December 2016

Congratulations to Level 2 Business Administration Apprentice Lauren Preece — December 2016’s Apprentice of the Month.

Lauren’s manager at Venture House (Stratford-upon-Avon), Nancy Singleton, commented:

Lauren joined the Venture House Team on 12th September and has got off to a flying start. Her enthusiasm and can do approach towards her work shines through. We look forward to working with her to help her develop further in the role. Lauren is very much a worthy recipient of the accolade of Apprentice of the Month.

Stratford-upon-Avon College Business Development Manager Miv Wright commented:

I am very pleased that Lauren has been awarded Apprentice of the month. Lauren has made a fantastic contribution at Venture House. During each assessment visit Lauren has demonstrated excellent team player skills and has received praise from her Manager, Nancy. Lauren completes all assessment tasks set to a high quality and ensures that she provides additional work each month. Lauren has also supported the college at an Open Event, where she discussed her experience with potential students and also supported the WBL learning team. Again Lauren went above and beyond during the Open Event and was extremely helpful to all members of staff.

 

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Apprentice of the Month – November 2016

Congratulations to Level 2 Food Production and Cooking Apprentice Debbie Reading — November 2016’s Apprentice of the Month.

Debbie’s manager at Holroyd Howe Caterers, Maureeen Kennedy, commented:

“Debbie is a hard working enthusiastic and reliable. She has gained knowledge and confidence over the last year and is an asset to our team.”

Stratford-upon-Avon College Work Based Learning Team Leader Bryan Anderson commented:

“I am very pleased Debbie has been awarded Apprentice of the month, Debbie made fantastic progress on her apprenticeship and impressed her assessor with her commitment to her studies, Debbie left full time education a number of years ago and despite being disillusioned with school fully committed to gaining her functional skills.”

 

Are you aged 16+? Do you wish to combine working and earning while learning a professional skill? Would you like to gain nationally recognised qualifications?