Aidan Commis Chef Apprentice – Tomahawk Steakhouse (Optimum Skills)

Optimum Skills have been working in partnership with Tomahawk Steakhouse to provide opportunities for the development of both new and existing staff through apprenticeship qualifications. Aidan joined Tomahawk Steakhouse in Acklam Hall as a Commis Chef Apprentice after completing an employability course with Optimum Skills. He is growing his skills, knowledge and confidence on the…

Meet the Team – Dave

Meet Dave, Internal Quality Assurer and Delivery Manager for Short Courses in Construction! Dave has upskilled on the Team Leader / Supervisor apprenticeship during his time with Optimum Skills which has supported him to progress in his role. Watch the video to find out more about Dave’s role.

Beth – Bricklaying Apprenticeship Achievement (Women in Construction)

Beth recently achieved a distinction in her Bricklaying Apprenticeship with Training Provider Optimum Skills and employer Shaw Construction! She started her journey on a Traineeship at the Optimum Skills Construction Academy and found a passion for bricklaying. From there Beth did work experience with Willmott Dixon and Shaw Construction and was offered the opportunity to…

Meet the Team – Lauryn

Meet Lauryn, Lauryn is the Apprenticeship Induction Coordinator at Optimum Skills, joining Optimum Skills on a Traineeship in 2019! Lauryn has progressed through Optimum Skills completing an Apprenticeship in Business Admin level 2 and is now coming to the end of her Business Admin level 3 Apprenticeship.

Meet the Team – Emily

Meet Emily, Emily began her journey with Optimum Skills on one of our first ever Traineeship Programmes! Since then Emily has progressed through three apprenticeship qualifications with Optimum Skills, from Business Admin to Team Leader!

Meet the Team – Jack

Meet Jack, Jack joined Optimum Skills on a Construction Traineeship but found that Construction wasn’t for him, he was given the opportunity to complete his work experience with Optimum Skills at our Construction Academy in Darlington. Jack made a great impression with the team and was offered a Business Admin Apprenticeship! Jack is now part…

Meet the Team – Scott

Meet Scott, Trainee Tutor at Optimum Skills Construction Academy in Gateshead. Scott started his journey with Optimum Skills as a Construction Trainee but found that he wanted to get into a teaching role. Optimum Skills have been able to support his ambitions with the opportunity to build his skills on a Learner Mentor Apprenticeship!