Meet Elena, Our Logistics Operative Apprentice in Manchester

Why did you choose an apprenticeship?
I chose an apprenticeship to build on my career as it allows me to gain real-world practical experience through hands-on paid work and time to dedicate to my studies. It also allows me to meet contacts within the construction industry which will most definitely open opportunities in the future.

Why the construction industry?
I find the logistics around construction projects very interesting and really enjoy the fact that no two days are the same.

What are the benefits?
l earn while I learn with great support and guidance from my team enabling me to learn important life skills, and grow within my career.

Why would you recommend an apprenticeship to others?
Apprenticeships allow individuals to gain real-life experience within an industry that interests them with time allowed to study and expand your knowledge.

A summary of a typical day in the life of an apprentice
My typical day within my Apprenticeship varies daily as l work across several areas of the business.

I enjoy the variety as it allows me to experience different areas helping me to understand what areas interest me the most. My role is multi-skilled, l support my colleagues with a variety of tasks from posting safety signages and walkways, assist as a site fire marshal while helping with ongoing logistic tasks.

I also support the welfare team and the office with administration duties when needed. l really enjoy working here and can see the benefits through my Apprenticeship.