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I'm living proof you're never too old to be an apprentice

Nichola Hanmer

Apprenticeships aren’t just for teenagers, and age is no barrier. When mum, Nikki Hanmer, 27, wanted to change career, she set her sights on a Civil Service apprenticeship and hasn’t looked back. Hello, I’m Nikki Hanmer and I’m a recent …

The Apprentice - Henry's journey

  Thinking of an apprenticeship? Go for it, says former Civil Service apprentice, Henry Reed. It gave him recognised qualifications, valuable work experience, lasting friendships and much more. I joined the Civil Service in 2015 as a Business Administration Apprentice. …

The Apprentice - Rob's hired!

Rob Kinnard, Policy Advisor, Water Security and Resilience Department: DEFRA

Looking for a career opportunity that challenges you and pays you while you learn? Civil Service Policy Apprentice Rob Kinnard believes his two-year training is one of his best decisions yet. I joined the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local …