Henderson Insurance Brokers employ an apprentice in business administration through Sunderland College. Their apprentices have brought fresh and new ideas to the business.
Jon Gray, Associate Director at Henderson Insurance Brokers, shared his experience of how an apprentice benefits their business.
Job title of your apprentices:
Trainee Insurance Broker/Claims Handler.
How has employing an apprentice helped your business?
Contributing to help other members of staff with their workload.
How has your apprentice developed on-the-job skills?
Our apprentice is developing through on-site training and additional Insurance Institute course work.
What assets has an apprentice brought to your business?
Our apprentice is a useful resource to help various departments within the company to cope with their workload. She provides a great contribution to the office, which has assisted us immensely.
Would you recommend the apprenticeship scheme to other businesses?
Yes, it’s a good start for a working career and helps the company to cope with workloads.
What support have you received from Sunderland College?
The tutor from Sunderland College visits our apprentice on-site. Attending College has helped our apprentice obtain job skills and understand how to communicate with customers and staff.