Apprenticeship Case Study - Holly

Case Study: Holly Millward

Where did youstart?

Stockbrook Street Local Housing Office

Where are you now? 
Allenton Local Housing Office

How long have you been working at Derby Homes? 
5 months

Why did you apply for an apprenticeship? 
I applied for an apprenticeship to gain training in a work environment, and to help me get a secure job for the future, as training gives you relevant skills for certain jobs.

What apprenticeship did you apply for? 
I applied for the housing apprenticeship.

What has been your biggest highlight of working at Derby Homes? 
My biggest highlight of working at Derby Homes is learning to think outside the box, I have taken part in a number of tasks which involved me having to improvise and think outside the box. 

What did you get out of your apprenticeship? 
From my apprenticeship, my social skills have developed dramatically. I was confident prior to starting here but since starting I feel even more confident, especially with speaking to new people.

Would you recommend the Derby Homes’ apprenticeship scheme to others? If so, why? 
I would recommend the apprenticeship scheme to others as it is a great place to start as you learn a lot of new skills. It is also a brilliant platform to progress higher.