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Warburtons Family Bakers


Current apprentices

Their journey so far...

We have apprentices working right across our business. Hear what some of them have to say about their journey so far' and their aspirations for the future.

  • Waheed

    How long have you been with Warburtons?

    Six months now. I'm a newbie!

    What did you do before Warburtons?

    I was enrolled on a Business Administration apprenticeship with another company. Sadly, it went into receivership, but I was lucky to be taken on by Warburtons.

    Describe your apprenticeship

    It's a 12-month scheme. I'm studying for a Business Administration diploma ' Level 2.

    What have you learned during your apprenticeship?

    I'm beginning to get a much clearer understanding of how the finance function works within a major business like ours.

    Why did you choose Warburtons?

    Warburtons is a national brand and well respected company. I chose this particular apprenticeship because I really enjoy the course and I feel I'm learning something new each day.

    What's your current role and responsibilities?

    The department I'm currently based in is FBS/Credit Control ' my current job title is Sales Ledger Clerk. Responsibilities include organising invoice runs, printing of invoices and forwarding payments to customers.

  • Marc

    How long have you been with Warburtons?

    Almost four years now ' the time has gone so fast!

    What did you do before joining Warburtons?

    I was in sixth form and about to study for my A-levels.

    Describe your apprenticeship with Warburtons

    I'm an Engineering Apprentice. I've acquired a broad range of skills during my time here ' both practical and theoretical.

    What qualifications have you acquired?

    I've achieved several certificates relating to Electrical and Mechanical Engineering. I've also received training in key subjects such as Electrical Installation BS 7671 and various Health and Safety categories.

    Why did you choose Warburtons for your apprenticeship?

    If I'd taken the university route to Engineering, I would have missed out on almost five years of workplace experience.

    What is your current role and what are your responsibilities?

    I'm an Apprentice Engineer. When I'm not assigned to our various production lines learning about the manufacturing process I spend much of my time improving my knowledge of the SAP system. I'm currently working towards completing my Level 3 NVQ.

    What are your biggest achievements at Warburtons?

    Working here has definitely helped me in terms of my studying, work ethic and desire to improve my skills.

    Are you working towards a different role in Warburtons?

    Long-term, my goal is to progress to a management role within the business.