What was your apprenticeship qualification? "I completed a SCQF Level 6 - Digital Marketing Apprenticeship with QA Apprenticeships."
What did you learn during your apprenticeship?
"I liked the idea of being able to learn and work at the same time. I gained so much experience during a short space of time. All aspects of marketing, including email marketing, legal requirements in sales and marketing and marketing principles. I participated in many training weeks where I gained many skills like how to perform an SEO audit, and how to complete a marketing strategy to increase brand awareness."
What support did you receive from GAP during your time as an apprentice?
"I had a great team during my time as an apprentice. If I ever had any questions, I always knew that I could ask someone, and they’d be happy to help. I was able to take time out of work to complete training during business hours."
How did you find the experience overall?
"I really enjoyed my time as an apprentice because I gained so many skills and am now able to put them to use in my day-to-day job."
How has your role changed since completing your apprenticeship?
"I have taken on a lot more responsibility within the team. I am able to complete any task that is given to me. I’ve worked closely with new members who have joined that team and am able to support them with familiarising themselves with GAP Marketing.
Do you have any advice for future apprentices?
"Work hard because it’s worth it."
What are your future plans now you have completed your apprenticeship?
"Since completing my apprenticeship I have progressed to the role of Marketing Assistant. I know all aspects of marketing thanks to my apprenticeship, and I plan to continue to develop my skillsets and progress in my career."