Apprenticeship success: Danny Pit
Doing an apprenticeship at Mitie is a great way to progress your career, just ask Danny Pit. Danny started with Mitie in 2012 as a Site Supervisor, with plenty of ambition to progress.
An apprenticeship provided the perfect opportunity, with Danny completing a level 2 in Security and a level 3 in Customer Service, both implemented and delivered by Jigsaw Training.
Danny found being an apprentice extremely rewarding, with him also achieving an A level equivalent in maths and English and being awarded an Ace Star award in customer service.
Following the completion of the apprenticeship, Danny applied for an Operations Manager role in the security sector of Mitie and was successful.
For Danny, the benefits of an apprenticeship go beyond career development: “My personal life has also improved as I have more time at home with my family, and we are more financially comfortable too.”
Apprenticeship success: Andrew Wilson
One of the benefits of being an apprentice is the varied work and experience on offer. Andrew began his career at Mitie in 2013 as an apprentice Electrician, a course which was implemented and delivered by Jigsaw Training.
Andrew currently works in Response Maintenance at Airdrie, which has allowed him to gain experience working across several different sites.
Recently he’s been able to move into a different aspect of the company, having been given the opportunity to work within the Technical Facilities Management team, exposing him to a different type of work. This kind of variation keeps Andrew motivated and is the perfect opportunity to gain a diverse set of skills.
Mary Jenkins, Andrew’s supervisor at MTFM, said: Andrew’s determination and drive to develop has been noted by all staff and I am particularly impressed by his motivation levels.”
Andrew says: “I’m glad I was given the opportunity to do my apprenticeship with Mitie. Since starting I’ve been able to gain valuable on the job experience, while working towards becoming a fully qualified electrician.”