Adam, Operations Waste and Street Scene
What is your role?
Apprentice heavy vehicle mechanic
When did you start here?
October 2021 and due to be completed in 2024
Why did you choose to do an apprenticeship?
I think it’s a great way to get educated and to get some on the job experience.
Did you come with GCSEs or A Levels?
Yes, I came with GCSEs
Did you have a clear idea of what you wanted to do?
No, not really
Why did you decide to work here?
From what I had read it looked like a good opportunity with nice people working there.
What did you know about the council before you joined and what have you learnt about it so far?
I didn’t really know all that much at the outset but have learned it's very friendly and diverse in the services it provides.
What apprenticeship are you undertaking, and do you have future plans?
Lv3 Heavy vehicle service technician
What do you enjoy about working here?
I enjoy working with my colleagues and enjoy the many opportunities to learn new things.
Apart from your apprenticeship, have you had other opportunities to learn and develop, job-shadow or to be involved in different projects?
Yes, the council has given me many opportunities, all of which I feel has helped me to progress.
What advice would you give to future applicants?
If you have an interest in an apprenticeship, I’d highly recommended the council.