On the final day of National Apprenticeship Week 2019, Callum shares his journey from leaving sixth form to starting an apprenticeship at the VOA. Neil started an apprenticeship whilst working at the VOA and also shares his experience managing an apprentice.
"For anyone who is unsure whether to go to university or work, I would highly suggest an apprenticeship. It can open up a lot of doors and your workplace might even sponsor you to go to university, so it’s a win-win situation.”
As part of National Apprenticeship week, some of our apprentices are sharing their experiences. Find out what they do, why they chose an apprenticeship at the VOA and how their apprenticeships have helped them blaze a trail.
“Karen and I had a great day with VOA friends and colleagues, meeting the dedicated team of professionals who came to our rescue last year." Hear from Adrian and his colleagues about their visit to the Yorkshire Air Ambulance airbase.
"Sometimes, being a Content Designer feels like being a wizard". Find out how Rhys White is working his magic as a Content Designer with the VOA.
Jonathan Cooper shares his experience training to be a surveyor at the VOA and helping others develop their careers.
Our Charity of the Year for 2018-19 is the Association of Air Ambulances Charity (AAAC). Adrian Hirst’s experience was the main reason for the charity being nominated. Adrian has shared the story of how Yorkshire Air Ambulance saved his life last year.
Julie is one of a number of people at the VOA who alre also Reservists with the British Military. Read her fascinating story of support, training and how she balances all her commitments.
Lucy Edwards describes her experiences of training and qualifying to be a Chartered Surveyor whilst working at the VOA
Wednesday 9 May is National Day for Staff Networks, a day which formally recognises and celebrates the fantastic effort of staff networks operating in UK workplaces. Some of our group members are celebrating through their own stories, and sharing the great work going on across our diversity groups.
Julie Jones is one of only two female Specialist Referencers working in the National Specialists Unit (NSU) at the VOA. Julie tells us how she came to work in this area and her favourite parts of the role.