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Learner Profile: Jake

Jake completed his Advanced Level 3 Apprenticeship in Engineering Technical Support whilst in employment at Steel Dynamics, Blackburn.

The earning whilst learning aspect was extremely appealing to Jake once he has finished High School. Looking back, he acknowledges that all of his knock backs in interviews had prepared him for the more suited position at Steel Dynamics.

Jake says that he would recommend an Apprenticeship to ‘everyone as you are gaining your qualifications alongside valuable work experience. This career paths helped me to mature and grow in independence’.

This Apprenticeship has helped Jake to use his initiative in certain situations as well as growing as a person and as part a of team. This has been the experience of many Apprentices across the programme.