“I chose to do an apprenticeship as I didn’t want to go to uni. I wanted to start work, start to earn straight away and gain experience.
"I’m really enjoying my apprenticeship so far working with a supportive team of people who care a lot and want me to achieve.
"There are so many hidden opportunities that you don’t know about until you start an apprenticeship with Derbyshire County Council. I would recommend to anyone thinking of starting an apprenticeship: don’t be afraid to ask questions, stick with it and just do your best.
"The council is a really good place to work. I hope that by working hard and persevering in my apprenticeship I will be able to secure a permanent post”