Allie took on an apprenticeship and studied at Furness College after deciding to stay close to home and pursue a career in Cumbria.
“An apprenticeship appealed to me because I wanted to learn and earn,” she said. “I always thought I’d go to university, but I realised that I didn’t want to leave home and be away from my family. An apprenticeship was a great option for me.”
Allie has gained valuable experience at Athena PTS and would encourage other young people to consider an apprenticeship at a smaller firm.
“I feel like I’ve learnt more because it’s so tight-knit here,” she said. “I’ve had the benefit of one-to-one learning.
“I’ve now completed my apprenticeship but I’m planning to study towards other qualifications with Athena PTS.”
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