Richard Wallace Properties employ three apprentices in business administration and joinery through Sunderland College. Their apprentices have brought fresh and new ideas to the business.
Victoria Bianchi, Manager at Richard Wallace Properties, shared her experience of how an apprentice benefits their business.
Job title of your apprentices:
Joiner Apprentice and Business Admin Apprentice.
How has employing an apprentice helped your business?
Employing apprentices has helped our business grow and develop.
How has your apprentice developed on-the-job skills?
The apprentices are developing all the time and learning to work more independently.
What assets has an apprentice brought to your business?
The apprentices have brought fresh and new ideas.
Would you recommend the apprenticeship scheme to other businesses?
I would definitely recommend it as it gives you the opportunity to expand with young people bringing fresh ideas and life into the business.
What support have you received from Sunderland College?
Sunderland College has been great and helped us every step of the way, from recruitment to helping support us and the students throughout their time with us. Studying at College has helped our apprentices develop the knowledge that they can then put into practice in the workplace.