Here are some real life case studies of Thomson Apprenticeships -
Watford - (Current Assistant Manager)Winner of the National Learners First Award 2006 – Sponsored by the Learning and Skills Council
"The Advanced Apprenticeship is an amazing tool at work. I have learned a huge amount of information, especially from my NVQ studies, which I use to satisfy my customers and share with my colleagues, to ensure we provide the best customer service possible"
Preston - (Current Assistant Manager)Winner of Thomson Advanced Apprentice of the Year - 2005
"Winning the Advanced Apprentice of the Year award was fantastic and shows just how worthwhile the training programme is. It’s made me realise I’ve come so far so quickly"
Southend on Sea - Winner of TUI UK Advanced Apprentice of the Year - 2004 - Finalist in Learners First Award 2005 – Sponsored by the Learning and Skills Council
"The Thomson Apprenticeship course is a fantastic way to learn a career, gain a qualification and have support from a well known company"
Cardiff - TUI UK Midlands Advanced Apprentice of the Year – 2004
"It’s the most in-depth course that you can take in travel. It’s the best thing that you can do if you leave school and want to go into travel, you can also earn and learn at the same time. If you’re passionate about the job, the future prospects are there – I’m now an Assistant Shop Manager!"
Meadowhall - TUI UK Advanced Apprentice of the Year - 2003
"You get all your training whilst getting paid. You get to know lots of people and are learning about the industry from day one"
Hinckley - Company Shop Manager of the Year - 2004
Claire Dring's successful career with TUI UK started in 1992 on an Advanced Apprenticeship programme:
· 1992 joined TUI UK on an Advanced Apprenticeship
· Taken on as a Trainee Sales Consultant after just 11 months
· Promoted to Assistant Shop Manager in 1995 · In 1996, promoted to Shop Manager
· In 2000, recruited as a Sales Manager to open our flagship superstore in Leicester
· Returned to the role of Shop Manager at Hinckley in 2000
In 2004, Claire achieved Company Shop Manager of the Year!