Since then, Lewis became an integral part of our Internal IT team and has recently transitioned into the position of Junior Client Partner moving from Durham to London.
- Why did you choose to study an apprenticeship?
An apprenticeship meant I could be hands-on with cutting-edge technology; I could meet leaders of industry and work alongside subject matter experts.
- What is the most important thing you’ve learned from your apprenticeship?
On top of the technical skills, I learned that it’s just as important to be personable, approachable, and enthusiastic. If you have fun at work, people want to work with you.
- How has working at the same time as studying supported your learning?
I often found that I had learned something from my team, which would later come up in the syllabus, making studying easy.
- How does Waterstons support employee learning in general?
Waterstons supports any direction of learning to progress the career you want. It doesn’t matter what stage you are at; everyone is treated equally, and the whole team is willing to help you.
- What would you say to anyone looking at studying an apprenticeship?
An apprenticeship can catapult your career; you can make contacts in the industry that will last a lifetime and gain invaluable experience.