During National Apprenticeship week we would like to share some information about some of the CTS apprentices. The theme for National Apprenticeship Week 2020 is “Look Beyond”.
Apprentice Name: Reece Blackwood
Mentor Name: Colin Davidson
Apprentice Start Date: July
Role: Apprentice Electrican
Department: Building Services
What opportunities has this apprenticeship gave you?
This apprenticeship has gave me the opportunity to progress further in my work and i feel my interpersonal skills have developed.
Do you think you have made much progress since starting?
I feel that i have come along way while working for CTS. I have learnt other aspects of my trade i didn’t have before hand.
What aspects of the job have you enjoyed most?
I have enjoyed progressing and learning more about my trade and i am looking forward to progressing even more in the upcoming months.
Tell us about some jobs/projects/training you have been involved in and skills/knowledge gained?
I was involved in the heating systems installations which gave me new knowledge. It has also made me more confident in other aspects of my work as i can now use the skills that i have learnt. My mentor is allays happy to pass on knowledge and useful advice to help me progress.
Would you recommend people to consider taking the apprenticeship route?
Apprenticeship is a great opportunity to learn and develop. It is a career path that wouldn’t be possible without the benefit of the apprenticeship program.