MEET OUR APPRENTICES

With National Apprenticeship Week in March we showcase some of our Samworth Brothers apprentices. We encourage a culture of opportunity and learning where our people can gain skills and qualifications to achieve their full potential.

Discover stories from our current Samworth Brothers apprentices from across the Group.

Matt Sterland

Matt

Joined Samworth Brothers October 2012, apprentice since October 2016

Why did you choose an apprenticeship with Samworth Brothers? What attracted you most?

When choosing my apprenticeship Samworth Brothers stuck out most mainly because of their commitment to individual progression, variety in day to day jobs and passion for doing things right.

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Holly

Joined Samworth Brothers in June 2017, apprentice since January 2018

Why did you choose an apprenticeship with Samworth Brothers? What attracted you most?

I was already with the business as an Assistant Buyer, but joined the apprenticeship scheme to gain a further qualification in procurement to enhance my knowledge which is specific to my career.

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Holly
Viral

Viral

Joined Samworth Brothers March 2002, apprentice since June 2013

Why did you choose an apprenticeship with Samworth Brothers? What attracted you most?

I had worked at Samworth Brothers for 10 years before I joined my apprenticeship scheme in 2013. As I had worked at Samworth Brothers for a while I already had a good understanding of how the business operated. Therefore opting to do my apprenticeship here felt like the most natural step.

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Lauren

Joined Samworth Brothers in November 2015, apprentice since November 2015

Why did you choose an apprenticeship with Samworth Brothers? What attracted you most?

I was aware of the Samworth Brothers brand, and after seeing the role on the company website it was an opportunity that I couldn’t miss out on. What attracted me most was the knowledge that Samworth Brothers invest heavily into their people, with regards to training and support. This is something that has definitely been followed up on and has been maintained throughout my progression.

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Lauren
Andrea

Andrea

Joined Samworth Brothers in August 2003, apprentice since January 2018

Why did you choose an apprenticeship with Samworth Brothers? What attracted you most?

I’ve been with Samworth Brothers for over 15 years, having recently changed function from Engineering to Purchasing. I have a lot of experience but was lacking in Purchasing qualifications. Therefore to progress within that function I felt I needed some formal training.

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