After finishing my A-Levels I knew that University was not for me and that I wanted to go straight into the world of work. An apprenticeship was best suited for me as this enabled me to begin working, while continuing to learn, on the job. For me, learning whilst working and enjoying my role, is how I learn best, therefore an apprenticeship was highly recommended to me and is something that I am glad to have started.
Since starting my apprenticeship I have learnt a lot about the industry and how different parts of the industry operate and how to manage a range of tasks. I feel that starting my apprenticeship has helped to develop my confidence and has pushed me to do things that I would have turned away from in the past, like dealing with problems that occur whilst I am managing an event and knowing how to address these in the correct way rather than turning to someone else to solve. The different points that I have learnt whilst taking part in my apprenticeship are contributing to my personal development as an event coordinator.
During my apprenticeship so far, I have enjoyed the responsibility I have been given during the running of an event. This is a role that includes organising staff throughout the duration of the event, organising the delegates and solving any problems they may have and also being able to oversee the whole event.
I am aiming to work my way up to becoming a full-time Event Manager. I would love to run a corporate and event sector within Compass Group and have the ability to achieve goals and targets whilst fulfilling the role.