Case studies of our apprentices | Oxfordshire County Council

Case studies of our apprentices

Find out what it’s like to be an apprentice at Oxfordshire County Council.

Michelle Plowman

Civil Engineering apprenticeships

Michelle Plowman

Michelle completed her apprenticeship in 2007 and has since worked her way up to Principal Engineer. She now manages a team of engineers who were all once Civil Engineering Apprentices. Read more about Michelle (pdf format, 168Kb).

Adam Barrett

Adam really enjoyed the varied mix of rotations during his apprenticeship which included site and office based work. It gave him a great foundation of knowledge to build his career on and is now working in the team he trained with. Read more about Adam (pdf format, 153Kb).

Stephen Fitzgerald

Problem solver, Stephen, says that the apprenticeship helped him discover what he was good at. It gave him a great start to his career and he has since progressed to Senior Technician. Read more about Stephen (pdf format, 161Kb).

Business Administration apprenticeships

Husna Hussain

Husna is an award winning apprentice who gained a full time job in the team where she trained as an apprentice. She says that her experience as apprentice was brilliant and recommends other people follow in her footsteps. Read more about Husna (pdf format, 199Kb).

Gemma Tuckey

Gemma is another award winning apprentice, who describes her apprenticeship experience as "a fantastic grounding for the role I currently perform". Gemma's achievements were rewarded by a Special Recognition award at the Oxfordshire Apprenticeships Awards

ICT apprenticeships

Ryan Buckle

Ryan found his niche in ICT and counts his apprenticeship as the best decision he’s made. It allows him to do what he loves every day while also learning more about it. Read more about Ryan (pdf format, 204Kb).

IT user apprenticeships

Harriet Partington

Star pupil, Harriet, had an impressive academic record but wasn’t satisfied with the direction her career had taken after college. She became an apprentice at Oxfordshire County Council and is now an Apprenticeship Ambassador, championing apprenticeships as a gateway to fantastic opportunities for young people. Read more about Harriet (pdf format, 193Kb).

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06 June 2017
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