8 February 2022

National Apprenticeship Week – Chris’ Story

Chris Hughes is a Home Carer at Surecare, currently working on a Level 3 Apprenticeship in Adult Care (RQF). As a Retired civil servant and a volunteer with Macmillan Chris was looking to underpin practical knowledge with the theory and understanding.

What work experience and / or qualifications did you have before you started your Apprenticeship?

Retired civil servant and a volunteer with Macmillan

In your opinion, what has been the best thing about undertaking an Apprenticeship?

Being able to focus on learning and ongoing development

What have Acacia Training and your employer done to support your learning journey?

Both Acacia Training and my Employer have enabled me to complete the work in bite-sized chunks that have been easy to manage.

What new skills have you acquired in undertaking the Apprenticeship?

Understanding of dementia

In what ways have Apprenticeships exceeded your expectations? Would you recommend them to others?

Yes I would recommend an Apprenticeship to others! An apprenticeship gives the option to learn as you earn.

To find out how you could benefit from a fully funded Apprenticeship, speak to a member of our expert team today at skills@acaciatraining.co.uk or call us on 01782 646 346

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