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Apprentice Journeys

 

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!

Kerry Bowyer, BPIF Training Co-ordinatorKerry Bowyer, BPIF Training Co-ordinator

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.

Vicki Crossley, Group HR Manager, Wyndeham Press GroupVicki Crossley, Group HR Manager, Wyndeham Press Group

I left school aged 16 straight after my GCSEs to complete an apprenticeship in Business & Administration within a large firm of solicitors.

Graham Bromley, Deputy Managing and Operations Director, HobbsGraham Bromley, Deputy Managing and Operations Director, Hobbs

Apprenticeships have consistently formed a key strategy for Hobbs.

Vince Brearey, Offset Print & Packaging Managing Director, OperationsVince Brearey, Offset Print & Packaging Managing Director, Operations

It all started in 1990, aged 18, when I met a girl whose father owned a commercial printers based in Kent.

Ian Conetta - The Delga Group, Group Managing DirectorIan Conetta - The Delga Group, Group Managing Director

The core skills learnt as an apprentice have stayed with me throughout my career.

Matt Heywood, Warwick Print Team LeaderMatt Heywood, Warwick Print Team Leader

Matt Heywood started a Level 3 Digital Print apprenticeship scheme at Warwick Print and excelled.

Terry Cella, TiC Media DirectorTerry Cella, TiC Media Director

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.

Chris Pinborough, Precision Printing Production DirectorChris Pinborough, Precision Printing Production Director

Considering an apprenticeship in print and not sure what they are about? I'll break it down for you as honestly as I can. 

Steve Power, BPIF Training Co-ordinatorSteve Power, BPIF Training Co-ordinator

The epic story of the rise of a Shropshire Apprentice.

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