Learner Journey to Date
When Lewis first started his apprenticeship with Glen Office Supplies, he was very shy however, he didn’t let this hold him back as he always gave his full attention when speaking with people. He had an air of self-confidence, despite being shy. Lewis now has knowledge of store locations, he has been learning good housekeeping and health and safety, which is key for Glen Office Supplies.
Quote from Lewis
“I’m really enjoining my apprenticeship it’s going really well, Glen Office are showing me what to do, when I ask questions, they support me and make me feel comfortable in what I’m doing. The apprenticeship has helped me progress and helped me grow as a person with better self believe and self-confidence”
Learner Progression to Date:
Lewis has been learning well from his tutor at Optimum Skills, Mike James. Mike has brought a level of professionalism to Lewis and has supported him in his development in a way he wouldn’t have been able to do without the apprenticeship training. Glen Office Supplies have thanked Optimum Skills and Mike for this continued work stating,
“We can explain what he needs to do, and he can do it very well – we believe in Lewis to get the job done and done well. Lewis has come out of his shell and continues to come out of his shell every day. His confidence grows every day as he progresses on his Apprenticeship.”
Quote from Manager
“I was saying to a friend outside of the business we can bring people in and train them up, however bringing in Optimum Skills, as the training provider, they are able to bring a level of professionalism and Optimum really bring that. Mike really promotes this experience and supports Lewis very well in his continuous development.”
Learners Next Steps:
Following the completion of his apprenticeship, Lewis will have achieved his level 2 in supply chain warehouse operative and will look to develop in this sector, an area in which Optimum Skills will be able to further support him.
Quote from Client Relationship Manager
“Glen office Supplies have offered a great opportunity to Lewis and I hope he does well in his apprenticeship, hopefully progressing within the company and perhaps onto a higher level apprenticeship.”