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Former apprentice Allie has ambitions for her career in Cumbria

Published on: Monday 14th November 2016
Categorised under: Work, Learn , Apprentices, Athena PTS, Barrow, Business, Stay

Allie Jackson, 19, a Business Administrator for Athena PTS, lives in Askam

Allie started her career as a Business Admin apprentice at Athena PTS and hopes to progress into accounts management at the company.

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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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