Inspiring the next generation of apprentices. Find out how some of the industry's brightest talents got to where they are today, all involving an apprenticeship!
It was 1989 and the security of my school days were coming to an end, it was time to start making some serious decisions about what future I wanted.
I left school aged 16 straight after my GCSEs to complete an apprenticeship in Business & Administration within a large firm of solicitors.
Apprenticeships have consistently formed a key strategy for Hobbs.
It all started in 1990, aged 18, when I met a girl whose father owned a commercial printers based in Kent.
The core skills learnt as an apprentice have stayed with me throughout my career.
Matt Heywood started a Level 3 Digital Print apprenticeship scheme at Warwick Print and excelled.
I'd advise anyone coming into the industry to learn as much as they can and understand each step of the print process and production flow.
Considering an apprenticeship in print and not sure what they are about? I'll break it down for you as honestly as I can.
The epic story of the rise of a Shropshire Apprentice.